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Oregon Historical Society Commemorates 50 Years of KBOO Community Radio

Radio Survivor - Sun, 01/21/2018 - 09:01

“I can’t even imagine my life without KBOO.” That’s what Shaheed Haamid told the audience assembled January 20 at the Oregon Historical Society to celebrate the opening of “50 Years of KBOO,” an exhibit marking the Portland community radio station’s first half-century. Haamid is a long-time KBOO volunteer, programmer and current board member. He recalled […]

On the year 1933 when it’s 3:33 pm . . .

Radio Survivor - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 20:19

I have started something called the “Hybrid Highbrow Network.” It is at this point mostly only a figment of my imagination, a matrix of people who don’t know they’re in the matrix  but who mix classical, jazz, showtunes, world music and whatever into whatever comes out the other end, radio-wise. Undaunted by the fictional nature […]

College Radio Watch: 1980s Syndicated Radio, WBRU-LP Revives Bit of WBRU, and More News

Radio Survivor - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:00

This week’s Radio Survivor Podcast #125 focuses on Radio Free America, which provides streaming and archiving services for public, community, college, and LPFM radio. Most intriguing to me is Radio Free America’s long history in college radio, with connections to CMJ and a former initiative that produced a radio show that was syndicated to 600 […]

Spotify Adds Visual Context to Playlists

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:35
New “Spotlight” format adds photos, video and text to audio content

Prometheus Sues Pai FCC Over Broadcast Deregulation

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:55
Says it failed to do due diligence on diversity

FCC to Remain Open If Government Shuts Down

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:55
Says it has enough to still pay staffers for week

GFQ and Internet Talk Show Success

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:42
Taking it to the next level with Telos iQ6

Rage Against the Machines in 2018

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:42
Radio needs to fight fire with fire to compete in the modern marketplace

WATCH: President Trump's Alleged Profanity Prompts Broadcaster Controversy

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:15
If the commander-in-chief said "shithole" — is it newsworthy?

Al Shuldiner Named to Head FCC Audio Division

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:24
Former iBiquity/DTS lawyer will succeed Peter Doyle

VRT Preserves Its Audio Heritage

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:46
The project involves the digitization and archiving of approximately 38,000 records

2017 Challenged Broadcasters Preparedness for Storm Coverage

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:46
NAB conference examines broadcasters’ responsibilities during natural disasters

Year Ahead Could Bring More Station Dealing

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:56
BIA/Kelsey updates its 2017 transaction totals and peeks ahead

Radio Casa Pueblo Goes Solar

Radio World - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:09
Puerto Rican station now operates entirely with renewable energy

Community Broadcaster: Smart Audio’s Year

Radio World - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:22
Community radio has a rare chance to get in early on technology that will grow tremendously

MRC Releases New Digital Ad Standards

Radio World - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:47
Final version offers benefits to advertisers, streamers and podcasters

Minnesota Public Radio Chooses Axia Consoles for Upgrade

Radio World - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:51
Pubcaster says Livewire ecosystem simplifies operations