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College Radio Watch: Stereotyping Sound, Podcast Honors Women and More News

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:30

Yesterday was International Women’s Day and in light of that, this week’s Radio Survivor Podcast raises important issues about how we listen: not only to women, but also to people who come from different backgrounds from our own. Our guest, Jennifer Stoever, is the editor-in-chief of the Sounding Out! blog, which focuses on sound studies […]

Podcast #132 – Sounding Out on the Cultural Politics of Sound & Listening

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 00:20

How often do you think about how you listen? What assumptions do you make about a person’s voice, their pitch or accent? What sound is desirable, and what’s rejected as noise? Prof. Jennifer Stoever thinks about these questions, a lot. And so do a growing number of scholars working in a field called Sound Studies. […]

College Radio Watch: Jazz and Oldies Leaving Campus and More News

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 08:22

A couple of university-held radio station license sales are in the works, although student involvement seems to be minimal at both college radio stations. YourErie reports that the oldies station WMCE-FM at Mercyhurst University is going to maintain its format when the license transitions to the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). According to […]