Month: September 2005

  • On Today’s Radioshow: Iowans Challenging Sinclair

    In a few minutes I’ll be interviewing Charlie Miller and Eileen Finnegan from Iowans for Better Local TV, in Iowa City. Their group is challenging the license of the Sinclair-owned station in their city, due to its centralizing of news content, and a very locally relevant incident: The tipping point occurred when SBG conducted on…

  • News Headlines from the Sept. 23 Radioshow

    These are the news headlines as read on the Sept. 23 edition of the mediageek radioshow: Community Media Activists Speak Out Against Legislation; Roundup Bringing Western LPFMs Together; CT Cops Run Racist Pirate Radio Station; CPB Says It Doesn’t Have To Be Open; Radio Station for Katrina Evacuees Shuts Down.

  • See Indie Bike Videos from Portland Tuesday at noon, Boardman’s Art Theater in Champaign

    My pal Shawn Granton will be in town this coming week, and he’s bringing some great videos documenting Portland, Oregon’s thriving bicycle scene. Microcosm publishing describes them thusly: “If you’ve been hearing a lot about all of the crazy bicycle stuff in Portland but didn’t really know what was going on, this is a good…

  • Hey, where’d everybody go?

    It’s obligatory for a blogger to occasionally have to apologize for a somewhat unscheduled absence. Here’s mine. I got married a little more than a week ago, and the commensurate hubub and family entertaining that happened wiped me out, and has meant that I’ve neglected the blog until the front page was blank (note to…