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AMPPR in NYC, and Some Bits of News

Great news from David Duff, President of the Association of Music Personnel in Public Radio:  This year’s MPC will be in New York City, in the Greene Performance Space at WNYC/WQXR. Dates for the conference will be April 21-23, 2010. We’ll be reducing the registration fee this year to assist stations affected by the economy […]

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Boston — A Work in Progress

Thanks, Richard for your comment about Boston.  The changes at WGBH/WCRB are not making Bostonians ecstatic yet, but the new station is a public station, so I hope members of the public will keep weighing in until they get what they want.  To that end, there is a public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 5th, […]

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Bravo, Boston! Here’s the Whole Press Release

Public media leader WGBH to acquire WCRB Radio Will preserve and strengthen classical music service for region Boston, MA — Public service broadcaster WGBH today announced plans to acquire New England’s leading all-classical music station WCRB 99.5fm from Nassau Broadcasting Partners of New Jersey. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed pending filing […]

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Boston’s WCRB Sold to WGBH

Wow!  Just wow. From Radio Price: $14 million. Seller Nassau Broadcasting is doing a debt-for-equity swap with lender Goldman Sachs, and the biggest single station in its portfolio is commercial-classical WCRB (99.5), licensed to Lowell, MA. Now Goldman steers it to public radio/TV broadcaster WGBH, which already operates news/classical WGBH-FM (89.7) and WGBH-TV. It’s […]

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