Al Franken doesn't want to tick off the in-lawsFor months now, Sen. Al Franken has used every available microphone to warn about the dire future of net neutrality: The principle that demands no Internet Service Providers or governments be allowed to tamper with the content, access, speed and ... More >>
Black is white. Peace is war. Up is down. Michele Bachmann is now asserting that the issue of Internet network neutrality, known as "net neutrality," is an evil Obama administration plot to censor the Internet. But it's exactly the opposite: Network neutrality (also net neutrality, Inter ... More >>
In penance for Britney Spears, radio stations will play 11 hours of local tunes
KSTP refuses ad that criticizes the media for reporting bad news about Iraq
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
Outcasts. Prom queens. Fashionistas. Athletes. Photographer Lauren Greenfield says they want to be seen for who they are. But sometimes, they just want to be seen.
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
When life gives you lemons, make collages
Britain's Forced Entertainment attempts the six-hour play and the worst show in the world
Yo Ho Ho and 70 Watts: Four Years After Broadcasting From a Tree Limb Down by the River, Local Radio Renegades Keep on Marauding
Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
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.
Record profits from political ads have critics crying foul
Public TV's capitol pledge drive
At least this year has roused up a worthy controversy in the local club scene
Son of the Beach floats on the unlikely premise of offering a less serious Baywatch
Politicians get ready to reboot telecommunications law
A new FCC proposal creates high hopes for local low-watt radio
Howard Stern's billboard controversy; local rockers censor themselves
The Hennepin County library system just wanted good clean fun on its CD rack. What it got was a free-speech debate that won't quit.
Last year the FCC shut down a scrappy, 40-watt dance station, dealing another blow to Minnesota's radio diversity. Today, Alan Freed and his Beat Radio are beaming an AM signal nationwide.
Devin Miller and Thomas Ross want to do something no black person in Minnesota has done before: buy a major commercial radio station. But first they have to beat the FCC, an industry giant, and the trend toward broadcast consolidation.
US West wants to use information about who you call to increase its sales. Privacy advocates are screaming foul.
Maybe it's time Americans took a page from Italy's experience. There, the anti-corruption drive "Operation Clean Hands" was placed in the hands of a permanent ethics czar to shield it from political influence.
With a week to go until Judgment Day, Barbara Carlson returns to her roots.
The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?
It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.
NSP's Disaster Plan