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John Joss | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
John Joss

... how supposed news reporters can get away with being advertising spokespeople. Lots of our local (San Francisco) radio people -- for example, spor...

Fort Meyers Man Fights FCC For His Pirate Radio Station

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Miami

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mild-mannered community activist Albert Knighten found himself in handcuffs last month when police and federal agents raided ...

Inside the army's doomed quest for the 'perfect' radio

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By David Axe, iWatch NewsAs several dozen soldiers from the U.S. Army's Task Force Rock drove into Afghanistan's Chowkay Valley one morning in March...

Brennan Williams

MTV News Correspondent Says The NBA Lost 'A Lot Of Romance' | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices

MTV News correspondent and Sirius XM Shade 45 radio host Sway Calloway thinks the NBA lockout settlement was capitalism in action: I think we live ...

Will Spotify's Popularity Herald the Rebirth of the Radio Ad?

Carl Rogers | Posted 01.29.2012 | Media
Carl Rogers

In an age where digital advertising budgets are soaring, where Apple is embedding messaging in apps and where 'integrated' is the buzzword on every agency's lips, could it be that one of the most traditional forms of advertising could quietly make a comeback?

Making Some Noise To Protect The Future Of The 99%

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Since climate change is the first truly global problem, those people have to figure out how to raise a common message, one that crosses the boundaries of language. The best method -- proven in countless social movements -- may be music.

The Genesis of the Libyan Revolutionary Media

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

International journalists had yet to come, so the job of informing the world was dependent on finding a way to export this information as quickly and as regularly as possible.

AP Mistakes Impersonator For Christopher Walken

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An Associated Press reporter mistook an impersonator of actor Christopher Walken on a sports-talk radio program for Walken himself,...

The Power of Great Radio Stations

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

I remember the first radio station that saved my life. It was probably around 1975, and I distinctly remember hearing it on an old beat-up radio in th...

Adam Carolla on New App, Turning Down Multi-Million Dollar Radio Deal for Podcasting

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

In this influencer segment Adam stopped by the studio to tell us about the next thing he's going to conquer... apps.

Libya and Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

A visitor to Libya now, be it to Benghazi or Tripoli, cannot help but make some comparisons between the Libyan revolution and the Palestinian Intifada.

Which Is More Useless: Limbaugh or a Classics Major?

Miranda Frum | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media
Miranda Frum

I see you have let your own educational insecurities shine through in your latest rant in which you "bravely" attempted to decipher the "sad-sack story" of a Classical Studies scholar. If only you had taken a philosophy course about the Sophists, you might have been better at debating your point.

Are 50-Somethings Poised To Take Over The Airwaves?

Second Act | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Heard of "nakations"? You might have if you listen to the 2BoomerBabes Radio Hour hosted by Kathy Bernard and Barbara Kline (left). Their guest one...

Latino Leaders Unwavering: 'Take John and Ken Off the Air'

Alex Nogales | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Alex Nogales

For too long, John and Ken have spit venom for ratings and money. The time is now for the people to rise up and demand a more accountable media and to demand that John and Ken be removed from the air.

Confessions of an E-Book Virgin

Dave Astor | Posted 12.21.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

Some people continued to ride a horse-and-buggy after many other people switched to cars. Maybe I'm one of those late-adopter types. But at least for now, I'm sticking with print books.

Take A Bow, Mr. Corwin

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media
Jeffrey Shaffer

In death, Norman Corwin is receiving a wave of posthumous attention and acclaim that is well deserved. His dramatic narratives are high points of radio's so-called 'Golden Age.'

John and Ken: The Best Apology Is a Farewell Message

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 12.20.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

If Clear Channel is sincere about their intent to serve Los Angeles' diverse communities they should take John and Ken off the air immediately.

Ingenue Interview -- Chloe: Chasser Croiser/The Surreal and Its Echo

Nicole Garton | Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts
Nicole Garton

Chloé's style, poised between genres and aesthetics, reflects a unique eclecticism which has led her to become one of the most sought-after leaders of the contemporary electronic scene.

Michael Calderone

Who'll Be NPR's Next CEO? | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- It's been over six months since NPR's board of directors ousted CEO Vivian Schiller, following a hidden-camera scandal involving an NPR fu...

A Diva Is Gone: Vesta, You'll Be Missed

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Vesta Williams was one of the greatest singers in R&B and music, period. And I was lucky enough to call her a friend. Her voice is now silenced but her drive and passion live on forever in her music and videos.

Shock Jock Mancow Back On Chicago Airwaves

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

Matthew Erich Muller, better known to Chicagoans as Mancow, the shock jock who ruled the city's airwaves in the '90s, will soon be returning to radio ...

Dr. Brandt On The Air

Fredric S. Brandt, MD. PA. | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Fredric S. Brandt, MD. PA.

As my patients know, I practice dermatology in two locations: Miami and New York City. Now I'm about to open a third location: SiriusXM. On September 10th at 1pm EST, my new radio series will be premiering on Stars Channel 107, giving people across the country the opportunity to visit my virtual office.

Iraq: Radio Personality Shot Dead

Human Rights Watch | Posted 11.08.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

Killing Shows Dangers Faced by the Country's Journalists (Beirut) – Iraqi authorities should conduct an immediate, full, and transparent invest...

Howard Stern Fires Back At Andy Dick For Anti-Semitic Remarks

Posted 10.17.2011 | Celebrity

Radio host Howard Stern has never held back when it comes to saying what he feels, and this time it's with good cause. Stern fired back at trouble...

Lebanese Information Minister Urges Self-Censorship as Draft Media Law Languishes in Parliamentx

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanon's information minister wants the media to exercise self-censorship to promote stability in a highly sectarian and politicized country despite ...