WYPR-FM in Baltimore has grown since buying its independence from Johns Hopkins University a year ago, but has it been at a cost? “Public radio is increasingly treating its listeners as consumers, including at WYPR,” says consultant John Sutton in … Continue reading
NPR is protesting the possible addition of a new strip club to its neighborhood, reports the Washington Business Journal. (Fourth item, registration required.)
Missed this one: Carl Kasell tied the knot May 24, reports The Washington Post, with many from his NPR family in tow. (Via DCRTV.)
Like most commercial news shows, PBS’s NewsHour relied heavily on officials and pro-war sources for coverage of the Iraq war and included few anti-war voices, according to a study by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).
The board of directors of WSCL-FM in Salisbury, Md., voted against selling the station to Baltimore’s WYPR, reports the Salisbury Daily Times. Officials with Salisbury University, the station’s owner, favor a sale and expect to decide the matter this month.
Sunni Khalid settled a racial and religious discrimination lawsuit filed against NPR in 1997. (Fifth item.) [Earlier coverage in Current.]
Cincinnati’s Xavier University sold public station WVXG to HON Broadcasting Co. of Columbus, a commercial broadcaster, reports the Marion Star.