Where is fundraising in your CEO’s to-do list?

Posted: December 10, 2008

The kind of leaders needed to drive this transformation … are not just media organization managers but also community leaders. This amounts to a major challenge to our current leaders: Either grow into the new job description or get out of the way. Continue reading

Rhode Island declares independence (again)

Posted: October 27, 2008

The four-year struggle to establish WRNI in Providence, R.I., as an independent public radio service for the state crossed a long-awaited threshold last month, when its aspiring licensee announced the station’s independence from Boston’s WBUR, the NPR News powerhouse that … Continue reading

Uncomfortable, as promised

Posted: September 15, 2008

Cindy Browne never promised them a rose garden. In fact, the founding executive director of Iowa Public Radio repeatedly promised the network’s 50-some staffers a long passage through anger, grief and confusion, before things would get the least bit rosy. … Continue reading