Nov 4, 2003

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports on the Daystar Television Network, the Christian broadcasting service that is expanding its reach by acquiring licenses to public TV stations. Reporter Darren Barbee charts the network's rapid growth and examines the fundraising practices of its televangelists. This summer, Daystar bid on KOCE in Orange County, Calif., and purchased Dallas public TV outlet KDTN.
Benetton has hired Kurt Andersen, host of public radio's Studio 360, as editorial director of Colors, its multi-culti magazine.
Officials at Miami's WLRN-FM face charges of racism after axing two Caribbean-themed shows, reports The Miami Herald. WLRN's station manager defends the move as a way of making the station more consistently appealing to listeners.