Posted: September 3, 2003

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

Posted: August 29, 2003

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

Posted: August 29, 2003

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.

Posted: August 28, 2003

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

Posted: August 27, 2003

Isothermal Community College in Spindale, N.C., will hold on to noncommercial station WNCW-FM, reports The Greenville News.

Posted: August 27, 2003

Members of the Association of Independents in Radio recently discussed the Public Radio Exchange at length with PRX‘s executive director, Jake Shapiro.

Posted: August 27, 2003

KQED in San Francisco has produced i5, its first web-only documentary.

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