Those of us in the biz have studied at length how classical radio can survive, or even thrive, when its main proponents are in serious decline. Alex Ross posts a scary graph in his Feb. 3rd article in the New Yorker. Every classical organization in America should print out this graph, pin it on the bulletin board, and ponder what is to […]
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The National Association of Broadcasters is encouraging stations to use the power of their airwaves to help with the Haitian relief efforts, but if you are a public station be warned that you can’t just do on-air fundraising without FCC approval.
Had an email from Daniel Gilliam today, P.D. of WUOL in Louisville. He reports that Louisville Public Media has achieved its highest listener numbers ever, with the three Louisville public stations up 38% over the spring book. LPM Vice President Todd Mundt credits his staff and the stations’ focus on community:
Here’s a tease for Monday’s post: Today some very strong words from Bruce Theriault, Senior VP for Radio of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who said we need to “throw open the doors” to diversity, to new people with new ideas, to young people who understand converging media formats, and to look around us and […]