Trustees at Isothermal Community College in Spindale, N.C., meet tonight to decide the future of WNCW-FM, which belongs to the school. A sale is unlikely, but the board wants to spend less on the station, reports the Ashville Citizen-Times.
Today’s Doonesbury digs on NPR.
Officials at WETA in Washington, D.C., have resigned themselves to the prospect of day laborers–mostly Latino men–gathering at a new pavilion near their offices, reports the Washington Post.
A Dayton Daily News report revisits a year-long dispute between WYSO-FM in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and disgruntled listeners who protest the station’s decision to end locally produced jazz and folk programs.
Two Stanford profs have started Philosophy Talk, a public radio show concerned more with timeless conundrums than with car repair.
Geov Parrish writes that MITRE’s recent report on low-power FM may mark a welcome swing toward localized broadcasting. “The damage that LPFM would supposedly cause to broadcasters simply didn’t exist, and the case for re-instating the original proposal is overwhelming,” … Continue reading
“Their shows are making money, that’s why I air them over and over again,” says a Maryland Public TV pledge producer, referring to pledge programs produced by Long Island station WLIW. Newsday examines the growth of WLIW’s pledge production business.