Record label honchos salivate over PBS’s upcoming musical extravaganza, Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues, in a Billboard wire story. “If the films convey the excitement and the intensity of emotion of blues, then people will want the music,” says Bruce … Continue reading
The FCC has released its notice of proposed rule making for the digital conversion of low-power TV stations, translators and booster stations. The commission announced the proposal at its Aug. 6 meeting (PDF). The agency also extended the filing deadline … Continue reading
The performing rights organization SESAC will use a new “digital fingerprinting technology” to keep tabs on which of its artists are being played on college and other noncommercial radio stations, reports Radio World.
Bill Moyers discusses the Bush administration’s environmental record in the online mag Grist: “You have to go all the way back to the crony capitalism of the Harding administration to find a president who invited such open and crass exploitation … Continue reading
Isothermal Community College in Spindale, N.C., will hold on to noncommercial station WNCW-FM, reports The Greenville News.
Members of the Association of Independents in Radio recently discussed the Public Radio Exchange at length with PRX‘s executive director, Jake Shapiro.
KQED in San Francisco has produced i5, its first web-only documentary.