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Podcast #180 – Net Neutrality Back in Court Again

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 05:02

The Federal Communications Commission was back in court on Feb. 1, called on to defend its decision to overturn the 2015 Open Internet Order in December 2017. It seems like the FCC lawyers didn’t have the best day in front of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, and Prof. Christopher Terry from the University of […]

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What was that “very serious” music I heard on the radio in 1959?

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 00:08

I am at the point when recalling events from my childhood feels like excavating into another historical epoch. Nonetheless, if I don’t try to work out these personal archeological memory digs now, it does not feel like I will get to them later. So here I ponder a question that has poked at me for […]

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Podcast #179 – Don’t Throw Your CDs Away in 2019

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 00:13

This episode is dedicated to the compact disc. Paul recently published an article outlining 10 reasons why CDs are awesome, and it seems to have hit a nerve, turning out to be one of our most popular. So we dive into these reasons, and even talk to a Millennial, Jacob Choplin, who also loves CDs […]

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Bonus Episode #178.5 – More Irish Pirates for the Radio Anoraks

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 07:09

We had so much fun talking with Irish Pirate Radio Archive founders Brian Greene and John Walsh on episode #178 that we went way past the 59 minutes we deliver for our radio affiliates. Since not everything could fit into our regular episode, we saved some of the nerdier bits for our Patreon supporters. We […]

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College Radio Watch: Is College Radio ‘Almost Public Radio’? and More News

Fri, 02/01/2019 - 08:13

In the provocative piece, WNYU, New York is “Almost Public Radio,” radio veteran Ken Mills posits that college radio station WNYU at New York University (see my 2008 tour) falls into the category of “almost public radio.” Mills argues that stations in this category “copy public radio’s style, represent themselves as a public trust and/or […]

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How to Listen to Super Bowl LIII on the Radio

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 00:38

Once again it’s time for my annual hunt for the Super Bowl on the radio around the world. Last year I had fun listening to the first Australian to call the big game for his home audience. Announcer Gerard Whateley returns for Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta to broadcast the game on 1116 SEN Victoria, […]

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