Dec 30, 2002

On Jan. 6, Baton Rouge pubradio station WRKF will be the latest to drop daytime music on weekdays to carry more news and info programming, the Baton Rouge Advocate reports.
Chicago Sun-Times critic Phil Rosenthal pans Austin Hoyt's American Experience three-parter on Chicago, which he says gives the city a "4-1/2-hour thrashing," with none of the affection of Ric Burns's and Lisa Ades's history of New York. [Earlier Current article.]