Mar 2, 2005

Tod Maffin lays out his vision of "vertical listening," which he also mentioned in our recent article about podcasting. Meanwhile, KCRW-FM launched more than 20 podcasts yesterday.
Funding hikes for public broadcasting in Alaska survived a challenge in that state's House of Representatives, reports the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
"After just five weeks on the air, it seems that MPR's new alt-rock-and-variety station is already a significant tastemaker in town," says the Twin Cities' City Pages, which devotes three articles to "89.3 The Current."
"Let's take a moment to acknowledge something that has, in fact, been true for some time: Technical innovation in U.S. radio broadcasting is being led by public radio," writes Paul McLane in Radio World.
Terry Gross's idea of cooking used to be "opening a can of Progresso minestrone and taking out their vegetables, keeping the broth and putting in my own vegetables," she says in Delware's News Journal.
The San Francisco Chronicle looks at the the competition between secular and religious broadcasters for low-power FM stations.