Dec 10, 2003

Tavis Smiley's criticism of Washington's WAMU hasn't helped his chances of being heard in the nation's capital, reports the Baltimore Sun. "There are ways to court program managers other than to complain in the media," says a station spokeswoman. [Earlier coverage in Current.]
In the same Geneva conference center where Internet summit participants are fighting over political control of the Web, broadcasters are holding their own summit, where they claim to be dealing with more significant issues, AP reported. Along with the BBC and many national nets, Pacifica's WBAI sent a rep.