Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bob Graham showed up on a recent (off-the-air) performance of Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, reports the Concord Monitor.
Radio drama isn’t dead, notes the New York Times, but it’s not exactly thriving either.
Bob Edwards tells The Tennessean that union-management relations at NPR have been “a little testy” lately: “A nonprofit thinks it’s doing God’s work, whether it’s NPR, the Red Cross or NATO. They’re doing God’s work and how can you argue … Continue reading
A decision on the fate of WNCW-FM in Spindale, N.C., has been postponed for two weeks, reports the Asheville Citizen-Times. [More coverage in the Rutherford County Daily Courier and the Hendersonville Times-News.]
iBiquity Digital Corp. says it has resolved problems with audio encoding at low bit rates by using HDC, a newly developed codec. Engineers who have heard tests back up iBiquity’s claims. iBiquity has also extended its licensing fee waiver to … Continue reading
Psychologist Shirley Glass (Ira Glass’s mom!) talks about marriage and infidelity in the Baltimore Sun.
Read the advance hype for Naked in Baghdad, in which NPR’s Anne Garrels details her experiences covering the war in Iraq.