Archive | November, 2001

Some New Additions to mediageek

Some New Additions to mediageek In my quest to make information on mediageek I’ll be organizing blog posts, articles and other things into what I’m calling the mediageek files. The files will be organized into major subject headings for topics that get a lot of attention here. The first one is on pirate/free/micropower/low-power radio, which […]

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On-line Pirate/Micro-Radio Conference This Sunday

On-line Pirate/Micro-Radio Conference This Sunday LUVeR ‘net radio is hosting an on-line conference on pirate/micropower radio, Sunday Dec. 2 from 3 – 9 PM EST. You can listen in via streaming audio, and participate via phone. Planned participants include John Anderson, of the (pirate) Radio Page at, and Prof. Michael Townsend, of the University […]

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Duh: Ted Turner Thinks Cable TV Consolidation Is Bad

Duh: Ted Turner Thinks Cable TV Consolidation Is Bad Wired News has this report from the cable TV industry’s annual trade show where during a luncheon talk Ted Turner–formerly of AOL/Time-Warner/Turner–expressed regrets for selling his cable empire to Time-Warner and admitted that consolidation in the cable TV industry is hurting diversity. I think this one […]

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Low-Power FM Barn-Raiser

Low-Power FM Barn-Raiser The Prometheus Radio Project is a group dedicating itself to seeing new noncommercial low-power community FM radio stations get on the air. They’ve been hard work helping groups put in their applications for LPFM licenses and have promised to help get stations constructed for those who receive licenses. One of the first […]

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More on Pacifica Agreement

More on Pacifica Agreement Current, the public broadcasting journal, reports on the agreement at the embattled Pacifica Network to nominate an interim board of directors to revise the network’s bylaws and (hopefully) reform long standing problems and abuses. A major component of the plan is to bring back more democratic control over the network by […]

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