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Mediageek Radioshow Notes for April 16, 2009

On this week’s show we led with Streetwise‘s financial troubles, listening to an excerpt of the Feb. 5 interview with Production and Marketing Director Ben Cook and Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Haney. Streetwise is receiving only about $60,000 of the typical $120,000 it gets in foundation support. We made note of a recent New York Times article […]

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May 2 Radioshow Notes & Links

Links and notes related to the May 2 mediageek radioshow: FCC Proceeding on localism: Public Knowledge’s Orphan Works Act page: Matthew Lasar’s Ars Technica article: NPR’s war on Low Power FM: the laws of physics vs. politics You can read the full test of the show’s news headlines after the jump.

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Year-End Review Pt. 2

The 2nd part of my year-end review radioshow with John Anderson from is online now. We cover the FCC’s all-but-elimination of the cross-ownership ban, and John catches us up with the year in FCC enforcement action against unlicensed stations. You can download the show at the radioshow page, or just listen here: [mp3][/mp3]

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Headlines from the Oct. 19 radioshow: FCC Fines Two Broadcasters for Armstrong Williams’ Fake News; Martin Pushing for Quick Wrap Up to Ownership Rules Review

These are the news headlines as read on the Oct. 19, 2007 edition of the mediageek radioshow. FCC Fines Two Broadcasters for Armstrong Williams’ Fake News The battle against fake news took a new turn this week when the FCC levied $76,000 in fines against two broadcast companies because they failed to inform viewers that […]

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