Jan 13, 2003

Vin Scelsa, pioneer of freeform radio and a host on public station WFUV in New York, is taking his show's stream and archives offline to protest federal rules governing streaming, reports the New York Daily News. There's more information at the station's website.
The Baltimore Sun profiles Murray Horwitz, formerly head of cultural programming at NPR and now in charge of the American Film Institute's Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring, Md.
WNYC-AM/FM in New York might be looking for a new home, reports the New York Daily News.
Fort Collins, Colo., will get a new community radio station this year, but KRFC is still looking for a studio and a leader, reports the Coloradoan.
The New York Times profiles comic Harry Shearer and his public radio program "Le Show," produced at KCRW in Santa Monica. Says KCRW General Manager Ruth Seymour, "Harry is adventurous and daring, all of the things that have been in great danger on public radio since the emergence of radio consultants."
The MacArthur Foundation gave NPR a $14 million grant, the largest in the network's history.