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NEA Shows Little Love for Classical Radio

In what was a surprise to virtually all the major producers of classical radio, the National Endowment for the Arts has taken a hard left turn, and diverted long-standing television and radio funding to gaming, mobile, and web projects. A detailed and scathing article in the New York Times gives examples of organizations that have […]

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The Simeone Saga – With Updates

NEW UPDATE: From Bob Edwards’ Facebook Page: God forbid that someone who believes in public radio values also embraces social and economic justice. That’s so 1970’s! Opera lovers for justice must be quashed like a bug. It’s a dangerous scourge that threatens Wall Street contributions. My sincere apologies for a long absence.   Considering how the blogs […]

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Bill Kling Stepping Down

Big news in the radio world: Bill Kling, the man who started American Public Media and who hired Garrison Keillor, is stepping down  in June after 45 years at Minnesota Public Radio.   Kling began a small regional station in Minnesota in 1967.  From that he has created a media conglomerate that now employs 700 radio professionals broadcasting […]

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