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Out With The Old, In With The New

I’m all for change. Change is good. Winston Churchill said, “There is nothing wrong with change, if it’s in the right direction.” Everybody loves a good list, especially at the beginning of a new year. So, as we look to improve our stations this year, what comes to mind in terms of what you’d eliminate, […]

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The New WQXR

Thursday night, at 8 p.m., the new WQXR as owned and operated by WNYC hit the airwaves.  The station moved from 96.3 to 105.9 and became a public radio station, while continuing to broadcast classical music. The new version of the old station started with a few introductory remarks and a concert performance by the […]

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KHFM Assessed And Some Tidbits of Good Cheer

Music critic D. S. Crafts wrote in his year-end review in the Albuquerque Journal: The biggest news this year on the classical music scene was not in the concert halls, but on the airwaves. After Bob Bishop was laid off from KHFM, many of the on-air personalities resigned in protest, most notably Kip Allen. The […]

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