So I've been donating to public radio about as long as I've been listening to it. But as I'm getting ready for end of year donations, I realized I listen to podcasts instead of the radio now. So should that affect how I give? [more inside]
posted by garlic
on Nov 25, 2013 -
Please help me identify a program I heard on US public radio in the late eighties or early nineties. The choreographer Mark Morris brought some of his favorite records to play and discuss. A search for his name on the BBC Desert Island Discs site returns no results, so this must have been a different program with the same concept. TIA, hivemind!
posted by in278s
on Jun 30, 2013 -
A few weeks ago, public radio aired a report about a relocation program for families from unsafe neighborhoods. The reporter focused on difficulties participants had adjusting to their new neighborhoods, like unspoken conventions about street parking. [more inside]
posted by roger ackroyd
on Mar 31, 2013 -
A friend is looking for US-based podcasts that are interesting, different, and NOT produced by white dudes. This is for work on podcasts as a medium for material that doesn't fit into "traditional" radio categories and as a place for experimentation.
She's finding lots of great stuff, but says with the exception of "Longest shortest time", they're all by white guys. Do you have any recommendations for US-produced podcasts that are experimental, interesting, and from a different perspective? Thanks a lot!
posted by supercoollady
on Mar 7, 2012 -
I am trying to create a search-able, browse-able archive for the public radio show I work for. I would like ask our audience to help me populate this archive, because there are many tech-savvy people in our audience -- and it seems like a project that could easily get done through crowdsourcing. I'm looking for software/websites/advice for managing a large crowdsourced project to make sure the archive is accurate. [more inside]
posted by melodykramer
on Dec 6, 2011 -
Where can I find significant/classic/cherished NPR pieces from the 70's, 80's, and 90's? Archive.org has scarce selection and NPR.org doesn't seem to archive earlier the early 90's.
posted by Taft
on Jul 21, 2011 -
Please help me identify a broadcast on public radio in the San Francisco Bay Area. [more inside]
posted by jchaw
on Apr 12, 2011 -
I started at an internship
where the vibe is very sink or swim. I'm treading water, but I'm not feeling like I am getting the attention or recognition that I'm used to, nor do I feel like I am performing at my full potential. How do I feel ok about this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Jan 15, 2010 -
I have been called back for my dream job - an internship on a public radio program. Please help me impress my potential employers and get this position! [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Nov 18, 2009 -
What public radio stations, with an internet stream, broadcast NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered without local programming segments? [more inside]
posted by wuntu
on Jul 9, 2009 -
What are some jobs that someone with a background in audio editing/production could apply for, that don't involve public radio? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Sep 7, 2008 -
Streaming radio production cost: what is the cost to a local radio station for internet streaming of one program to one listener? Not just the cost of paying the royalty cost of a national program (like Prairie Home Companion}, but the local costs incurred by the station, e.g. servers, software, staff time devoted to webcasting. Bonus question: is it more or less expensive than the cost of downloading a single podcast to a single listener?
posted by bbranden1
on Apr 30, 2008 -
I'm currently subscribed to, and wish to unsubscribe from, American Public Media's "Speaking of Faith" and "Writer's Almanac" e-mail newsletters. Neither APM's site nor the newsletters themselves seem to offer an unsubscribe function. I even e-mailed APM several months ago to request that I be removed from their mailing list, but haven't heard back.
Short of adding APM to my ISP's or mail client's spam filter, how can I stop these newsletters?
posted by cmyers
on Sep 30, 2006 -
Where can I find the public radio story about an unupdateable MP3 player that plays songs that are designed to be played again and and again and again? [more inside]
posted by teddyb109
on Aug 20, 2006 -
Can anyone recommend further listening along the lines of "The Treatment"
in Real/WMA/mp3-based streaming format? I mean, obviously there's "Fresh Air"
But are there more? I drive a lot. A LOT. I am interested in entertainment and popular culture. Not so much the political, please, unless it's far-out crackpot funny stuff.
posted by britain
on May 7, 2004 -