Oct 4, 2006

This American Gripe

A devoted fan of This American Life takes issue with Chicago Public Radio's approach to offering the show's audio online: "They could save money by encouraging filesharing of their shows instead of wasting money fighting it."

Online Q&A with Frontline's Martin Smith

Martin Smith answered online questions about "Return of the Taliban," his Frontline documentary that debuted on PBS last night.

Louisiana g.m. arrested for sex solicitation

The g.m. of a public radio station in Shreveport, La., was arrested Monday for soliciting sex from a minor over the Internet, reports the Shreveport Times. The minor was in fact an undercover officer.

The Doc Searls Weblog : Monday, October 2, 2006

Doc Searls shares six pieces of advice for public radio as it adapts to changes in media. (Via Jake Shapiro.)

FAIR finds rightward bias on "NewsHour"

In a study released yesterday, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting tracked the guests appearing on PBS's NewsHour and found that Republican males were over-represented as news sources, according to this AP wire story.