Sep 27, 2004

WBUR-FM in Boston ran up deficits of almost $5 million from 1999 to 2003, reports the Providence Journal. The Journal also reports that Rhode Island's attorney general has asked WBUR for more financial information related to the possible sale of WRNI in Providence, and the state's Governor is concerned as well. (More in the Boston Globe.)
Public radio listeners in Humboldt County, Calif., are upset about Oregon-based Jefferson Public Radio's recent purchase of a local station that aired a continuous BBC feed, reports the Times-Standard.
The Washington Post briefly summarizes the threat satellite radio poses to public radio.