Jun 8, 2006

Alaska's KTOO buys 2 stations

KTOO in Juneau, Alaska, is buying two FM stations to offer a wider selection of programming. It already operates one FM outlet — the most listened-to station in Juneau, it says. The broadcaster will consult with listeners as it works out the stations' formats.

House subcommittee cuts CPB funding

The Boston Globe and Broadcasting & Cable report on the House Appropriations subcommittee vote yesterday to cut $115 million in federal aid to public broadcasting. [Links to the joint statement of PBS, APTS and NPR and CPB's separate statement.]