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Local Community Radio Act

Courageous Community Broadcasters Get Push in Cairo

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.07.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Young, courageous and entrepreneurial Arab broadcasters are not waiting for government change.

Big Changes on the FM Dial: FCC Okays More Community Radio Stations

Rep. Mike Doyle | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Rep. Mike Doyle

In the midst of this fall's all-consuming fiscal cliff debate, the Federal Communications Commission is about to make a little-watched decision that could have a tremendous impact on the way people in the United States get news.

The Little Bill That Could

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

On Saturday, Congress passed legislation which opens up radio spectrum to independent radio stations. Anyone tracking the rise of Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh understands the primary political significance of gaining access to spectrum.

Celine Dion is Stalking You

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The Local Community Radio Act would unleash the potential of new music for millions of listeners across the country. The bill tasks Washington with licensing thousands of Low Power FM radio stations (known in radio geekdom as LPFM).