Posts tagged: npr

mediageek 5 November 2009: Possible Interference Boost for HD Radio & SF’s Pirate Cat Leaves the Air

John Anderson from DIYmedia.net joins us this week to review recent news in digital and pirate radio. First he tells us about a proposed power boost for HD Radio that would increase interference on the FM dial. Then we discuss the recent voluntary shutdown of San Francisco’s Pirate Cat radio in response to an FCC threat.

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mediageek 30 July 2009: Finally a Full FCC, Performance Rights Act & more

This week it’s a big news update as we cover the Senate confirmation of the last two new FCC commissioners, the progress of the Performance Rights Act in the Senate and take a look at NPR’s new website which looks like a bid to become a new web news portal.

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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 2008-05-23: Neighborhood Public Radio

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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