Sep 24, 2003

WABE-FM in Atlanta is standing by the classical music format, even as other public radio stations trade it in for more news, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The article sparked exchanges among news and classical fans in the AJC's letters pages (Sept. 14, Sept. 21). Also weighing in: a communications professor suggests Atlanta's public stations cooperate to provide diverse formats.
"The paradox is that the thing that burns me out is the thing that keeps me going," says NPR's Terry Gross in the Sacramento Bee.