Feb 19, 2004

Bill Moyers will retire from TV journalism in November, after the elections. He plans to write a book about President Johnson, whom he served as a young White House aide, AP reported. CPB has sought conservative programming to counterbalance his Friday-night PBS program. In a Current critique, Christopher Lydon called Moyers "the best of our village explainers."
Iowa regents unanimously approved the request of WOI in Ames to bid on a bankrupt FM station, reports the Iowa State Daily.
Orange County's Coast Community College District is sounding antsy about delays in its sale of KOCE to the station's nonprofit arm, judging from the latest Los Angeles Times report. Daystar, the religious broadcaster that bought KERA's second channel in Dallas and bid unsuccessfully for KOCE, is threatening to sue the college district.