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Monday, July 23 2012

Change is in the Air (Waves)

How much do you really love your favorite local radio station? You'll find out when it goes off the air.


Tuesday, August 30 2011

BBC Radio: Tune in for a Grin

The BBC has recognised that its mission statement "to inform, educate and entertain" must, simply must, include radio comedy.


Thursday, March 3 2011

‘Radio Shangri-la’: An NPR Journalist’s Adventures in Bhutan

Radio Shangri-La reads like an extended NPR feature full of well-chosen quotations and anecdotes, colorful characters, and personal reflections crafted into a neat package which leaves the reader feeling a little smarter in return for their time.


Thursday, September 16 2010

Can You Imagine Standing in Line Just for a Newspaper?

'Suddenly and with little warning: STRIKE!' So began a 17-day newspaper delivery strike that prevented newspapers from getting to newsstands and doorsteps, as immortalised in the 1945 short, 17 Days: The Story of Newspaper History in the Making.


Wednesday, June 30 2010

The Seven-Layered Arsenic Cake of Madame LaFarge and Other Crime Classics

Crime Classics, a 1953 CBS ‘true crime’ radio series, seems to be something of a slap in the face to audiences’ sense of identification and notions of self-importance, presenting a vision of a callous and petty world where the individual matters little, and their thoughts and feelings matter less.


Friday, April 9 2010

Radio Is Doing Fine… Online

The American radio scene has expanded online with countless offerings for the listening worldwide.


Thursday, April 1 2010

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

The written word can be concealed, delayed, or misdirected. It is the human voice which haunts and lingers.


Monday, October 19 2009

Pete Kelly’s Blues

Jack Webb's glum radio series 'Pete Kelly's Blues' is a sigh of a tribute to the roaring '20s, a melancholic parade of blistering jazz and the pointlessness of its own nostalgia.


Sunday, August 2 2009

My Remarkable Journey by Larry King

There’s an important message in Larry King's story: it’s good to be good, but it’s better to be lucky.


Thursday, February 5 2009

Celebrate the centennial of historic radio broadcasts


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