Mar 21, 2002

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Maryland Public Television and Fortune might bounce Louis Rukeyser from Wall Street Week.
NPR listeners have launched an Internet campaign to "Bring Back Linda" Wertheimer.

Mar 20, 2002

Hardball host Chris Matthews has apologized for dissing Jim Lehrer.

Mar 19, 2002

Glenn Heller, a devoted critic of Albany's WAMC-FM, maintains an extensive collection of articles about the station at (Note: the enterprising Heller also owns the domains and!)
The Berkshire Eagle has picked up Current's Feb. 25 story about the public TV series Visionaries.
Want to see how multi-channel digital terrestrial radio could work--if it ever becomes a reality? (As it stands, NPR is one of the few broadcasters pushing for the standard to include multicasting.) NPR commissioned Impulse Radio to create this demo to show how a listener could select either a music or talk stream on a digital radio. Clicking the link launches a download of the file.

Mar 18, 2002

Has NPR adequately addressed complaints over a report on anthrax investigations that mentioned the Traditional Values Coalition? NPR Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin weighs in.
There's now a website for the Public Radio Collaboration, formerly known as the Mega Project. This year's collaboration will focus on the events and aftermath of September 11.
The latest Harper's features an article by independent public radio producer Scott Carrier about post-Taliban Afghanistan, and Hearing Voices adds to it with pics and audio. (Warning: the first picture displayed depicts a dead man.)
Minnesota Public Radio responds to a snarky take on it in the Feb. 20 City Pages.
Over the weekend the Washington Post and New York Times both ran articles about public radio's "Yiddish Radio Project," which starts tomorrow on All Things Considered.

Mar 14, 2002

Former CNN Washington bureau chief Frank Sesno is collaborating with George Mason University, where he recently accepted a teaching position, and WETA-TV on developing a weekly local public affairs series.
The University of Kansas has withdrawn an invitation to have historian and NewsHour contributor Doris Kearns Goodwin speak ... (Topeka Capital-Journal)