Archive | May, 2001

As part of their half-hour

As part of their half-hour broadcast today, Free Speech Radio News has a feature segment on the recent FCC indecency fine levied on community radio station KBOO in Portland, OR. Free Speech Radio News is a production of Pacifica Reporters Against Censorship, which is a group of over 40 freelance reporters who formerly worked for […]

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A quick one… the BBC

A quick one… the BBC reports: “A thorn in the side of its powerful neighbour and adversary, Radio Havana Cuba recently celebrated its 40th anniversary.” Noting that Radio Havana tends to air self-congratulatory rhetoric praising Castro and Cuba, while also aiming sharp criticisms on racial and economic inequality at the US, the Beeb also points […]

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Community Radio Fined for Indecency

Community Radio Fined for Indecency The Portland Indymedia Center reports that Community radio station KBOO in Portland, OR was fined by the FCC for airing a song the agency judged as indecent during the time of day when indecency is prohibited (between the hours of 6:00 AM and 10:00 PM). Click here to read the […]

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Blogging as a Form of Journalism?

Blogging as a Form of Journalism? A lot of articles seem to get published recently about the topic of web logs — so-called ‘blogs’ — which the ‘news’ part of mediageek is an example of. I don’t typically post links to them here since there’s a lot of hype, and also because most weblogs–which certainly […]

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More How-to Advice: The Basics of Digital Video Capture

More How-to Advice: The Basics of Digital Video Capture For those not afraid of a little geek-speak, Tom’s Hardware Guide has a nice explanation of the issues you need to take into account when building a computer-based video editing system. In Part 1 they break-down and explain why digitizing video requires so much bandwidth and […]

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