Weak listener support at Pacifica’s WBAI-FM in New York and KPFK in Los Angeles is prompting the network to cut back at the stations, with possible layoffs at WBAI, reports the Village Voice.
Big interview with NPR’s Anne Garrels in The Morning News. We’ll add a pithy quote after we’ve had a chance to read it (now welcoming suggestions).
The FCC fined Isothermal Community College, licensee of WNCW-FM in Spindale, N.C., $4,000 for improperly promoting an on-air raffle during a pledge drive. The agency had previously admonished Isothermal for WNCW’s promotion of a local music festival. [Correction: An earlier … Continue reading
The FCC has delayed the DTV simulcasting requirements for New Mexico’s three PTV stations until May 2004. The stations are currently buying the necessary equipment to run their analog programs on their digital channels (PDF).
Public radio managers in Iowa are disputing a Board of Regents suggestion that their stations be replaced with a statewide network, reports the Associated Press.
What you don’t know about Nightly Business Report‘s Susie Gharib.
“Wandering and wandering, lost in the desert, alluding to Vietnam and cryptic codes as well as to the bones of Butch Cassidy, ‘Coyote Waits’ struggles to give flavorless love stories emphasis with lazy ranchero chords,” writes a New York Times … Continue reading