Jul 29, 2002

Hostile TV critics grilled PBS on its treatment of Louis Rukeyser, its handling of the HIV-positive Muppet flap, and antiquated scheduling strategies during a July 26 executive session in Pasadena.
WFDD-FM in Winston-Salem, N.C., has dropped its broadcast of Sunday sermons and Baptist church services, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. "The loss is a great one," wrote a Journal columnist. The broadcasts threatened WFDD's receipt of an NTIA grant in 1995.
A janitor at New York's WNYC-FM/AM stole a list of donors and sold it to an identity-theft ring, according to The New York Times.