Posts tagged: mediageek

mediageek 2009-02-19 Part Two: More on Radio’s Downfall

In part two of the Feb. 19 program John Anderson and I continue our conversation about the downfall of broadcast and satellite radio, discussing the industry insider insights of Jerry Del Colliano as expressed on his Inside Music Media blog.

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mediageek 2009-02-19 Part Two, broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090219-pt2.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 12 February 2009: Jim Romenesko on the State of Journalism

Jim Romenesko is one of the original bloggers, writing his daily Media News site since the late 90s, offering up a must-visit for both media insiders and others interested in what goes on inside the sausage factory. On this edition Jim discusses why he writes the site and what he makes of the current downturn in print journalism.

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mediageek 12 February 2009 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090212.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 5 February 2009: Streetwise

Streetwise is a social enterprise designed to help severely impoverished men and women out of poverty. They publish weekly StreetWise, a general interest newspaper with a gritty “from the streets perspective” to give insight to its readers on what is really going on in Chicago.

Suzanne Hanney is the Editor-in-Chief of Streetwise and Ben Cook is the Production Director. The join this edition of mediageek to talk about the paper and its mission.

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mediageek 5 February 2009 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090205.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 22 January 2009 part 2: More Retro Tech with Bohus Blahut

In the second half (more like 17 minutes due to getting a late start on the program) of the Jan. 22 edition of mediageek Bohus Blahut of RetroThing.com sticks around to talk about some of his very favorite retro items, and play “stump the guest” with some vintage vinyl.

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mediageek 22 January 2009 part 2 – broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090122-pt2.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 15 January 2009: More with Matthew Lasar on Digital TV

Matthew was able to stick around for a little longer than the usual half-hour show, so we were able to continue our discussion to talk about the upcoming digital television transition.

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mediageek 15 January 2009 part 2 – broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2009/mg20090115-pt2.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 4 December 2008: Communication Rights and Freedom of Expression

On Nov. 7 the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters, AMARC, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a conference held in Montreal, QC. Community radio CKUT‘s News Collective recorded the conference, making the audio available to other community radio stations to share. On this edition of the radioshow we listen to two presentations from the panel on “Communication Rights and Freedom of Expression.” We hear from Frank la Rue, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Toby Mendel of Article 19.

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mediageek 4 December 2008 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2008/mg20081204.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 20 November 2008: free103point9 to return to the airwaves

free103point9 is a transmission arts organization that started as a micropower radio station, moved online and broadened its horizons to become a sponsor and creator of sonic art. Now the group is poised to return to the broadcast airwaves after receiving a full-power non-commercial FM broadcast license from the FCC. free103point9 program director Tom Roe joins to talk about the station and transmission arts.

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mediageek 20 November 2008 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2008/mg20081120.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 13 November 2008: The Yes Men Pull Another Amazing Stunt

John Anderson–he of 40+ appearances on mediageek–travels north to be live in the WNUR studio so we can discuss the Yes Men’s latest hoax, distributing over a million copies of their own special edition of the New York Times declaring the Iraq war to be over. Somehow we also manage to dovetail into talk about pirate radio and other media reform topics.

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mediageek 13 November 2008 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2008/mg20081113.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 3 October 2008: Neighborhood Public Radio

Due to being overworked, along with a last-minute pre-emption, this week’s show is an encore edition from May 23:

This week the feature is the other NPR – Neighborhood Public Radio. It’s a broadcasting art project, taking open-mic studios to art galleries to connect with the surrounding community through radio. I had a chance this week to stop in to NPR’s storefront studio next door to the Whitney Museum in New York City, where they’re participating in the Whitney Biennial. In part one of my interview, NPR’s Lee Montgomery tells us about Neighborhood Public Radio, its origins and what they’re doing.

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mediageek 3 Oct. 2008 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2008/mg20081003.mp3[/mp3]

mediageek 25 September 2008: A New Beginning

This show marks the debut of mediageek on its new home station, WNUR 89.3 FM in Evanston, IL, broadcasting to the north side of Chicago and the North Shore suburbs. My pal John Anderson guests to help re-inaugurate the program as we review the raison d’ete of mediageek, and new producer Andrew Gothelf shares his own brief experience interning in a commercial radio newsroom that quickly disappeared.

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mediageek 25 September 2008 broadcast quality mp3

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[mp3]http://www.mediageek.net/sound/2008/mg20080925.mp3[/mp3]

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