For anyone who thought Prince's revolutionary social commentary "Sign '☮' the Times" from 1987 needed a more provocative guitar part (we did not) Muse has stepped in to give the track a more jagged edge. Ahead of this weekend's performance on Saturday Night Live to herald Tuesday's release of The ... More >>
Attention Current listeners and Mumford and Sons aficionados: We've got what amounts to a bit of ear porn for you this morning. Our beloved Mumfy went on the BBC's Radio One yesterday, where they played a seven-song set, composed of songs from Sigh No More and their recently released sophomore alb ... More >>
Republicans suggest government can't afford nonprofit radio
Heidi Collins: Better connected.If only CNN, Fox, MSNBC, the major networks, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal had exercised the foresight to tune into Fox 9 here in the Twin Cities on Sunday night, they could have broken the Osama bin Laden story so much faster. That's because we' ... More >>
Talk about your bold rebranding. The websites for WCCO television and radio have been combined and subsumed into a brand new expression of corporate identity: "CBS Minnesota." Good bye, Good Neighbor online? The site rolled out today, along with a new address: minnesota.cbslocal.com.
Whitney MacMillan has more money than you do. A lot more.When it comes to the really, really rich folks, few can touch the likes the Bill Gates. The Microsoft founder is now worth a mind-boggling $54 billion, according to the latest Forbes 400 list But here in Minnesota we have some bona fid ... More >>
Veteran Fox 9 news anchor Robyne Robinson made some news of her own last night, telling viewers that she's leaving the broadcast biz May 26 to build on her burgeoning reputation as a jewelry designer for clients including Beyonce Knowles (interview here), Madonna, Nicollette Sheridan and Paul ... More >>
Citadel Broadcasting, which also owns KQRS, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday.
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In penance for Britney Spears, radio stations will play 11 hours of local tunes
Paul Demko, Diablo Cody, and Dylan Hicks offer three takes on MPR's new baby
How a small chain of once-struggling radio stations grew into a giant of the media/entertainment complex
Public Radio's Pop Vultures bows after just 22 broadcasts
New royalties proposed by the music industry threaten to kill independent Internet radio
The most powerful radio and concert chain hires the most powerful man in local dance music. For Clear Channel and Rich Best, it's business as usual.
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
Record profits from political ads have critics crying foul
Public TV's capitol pledge drive
A new FCC proposal creates high hopes for local low-watt radio
Fifty Bucks a Lesson and You'll Be Playing "Manic Monday" by 2010: Steve Raymer, director of the Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, gets spooky on the theremin.
Public television has become a dumping ground for political hacks and a source of endless Britcom reruns. Increasing its appropriation now would only be throwing good money after bad.