J.J. Yore, new v.p. of programming at Marketplace Productions, hopes to collaborate with L.A. station KPCC on projects such as a series about pop culture, reports the L.A. Times.
The Washington Post profiles Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica’s Democracy Now!: “Her Edward R. Murrow comes always with a twist of Emma Goldman.” Goodman was also in the news when she was arrested at a anti-war protest at the White … Continue reading
The FCC changed the dates of this month’s filing windows for translator applications. (PDF, Word, text.)
Ad agencies seeking soundtracks to hypnotize consumers have found a hipness pass in Santa Monica’s KCRW-FM, reports Business 2.0.
Inspired by public radio stations on Cape Cod, KPLU in Tacoma, Wash., has started its own “KPLU Soundscapes.”
“Reality TV has pushed the envelope so far that An American Family seems almost quaint,” said Alan Raymond, co-director of the 1973 PBS reality series, in the New York Times.
“The old-fashioned idea of the airwaves as public property still excites both ends of the political spectrum . . .,” reports The Washington Post‘s Marc Fisher from the FCC’s media consolidation hearing in Richmond.