Jan 16, 2003

Listeners may have booed NPR's recent comedy miniseries on Morning Edition, but On the Media's extended parody of pubradio drew an "overwhelmingly positive" reaction, at least according to hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield. The Jan. 2 parody [audio file and transcript] needles lefty commentors and toadying general managers with equal glee and intense audio detail. Gladstone and Garfield later read the viewer mail.
WLRN-FM is weighing a newsroom partnership with the Miami Herald, reports the Miami New Times.
The Houston Chronicle reports on a Texas appeals court hearing of the Frontline jury taping case.