University officials at California Polytechnic State University could sell the student radio station’s FM frequency after two student deejays launched a fundraising campaign featuring sexually explicit photos.
Student and alumni efforts to delay or halt the start of Georgia Public Broadcasting over the formerly student-run airwaves of WRAS 88.5 FM have failed, and listeners tuning into the Atlanta station between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. will hear talk radio instead of music programming that has been a hallmark of the station since 1971.
Georgia State University has postponed the start of a deal that will switch WRAS-FM daytime broadcasting to Georgia Public Broadcasting after a nearly month-long protest by student and alumni deejays and supporters.
A deal will give daytime programming hours on Georgia State University’s WRAS-FM to professionals and relegate student deejays to evening and overnight time slots and online streams.
College broadcast stations that commit minor paperwork lapses, such as failure to keep a complete licensure file on-site for public inspection, have been socked with fines as high as $9,000 in recent years -- fines that can exceed the annual operating budget for the entire station.
A talk show hosted by Central Carolina Community College has been pulled off the air and is “currently under review,” after hosts were critical of a state legislator.
The wizards of Northeastern Illinois University are back on the air and operating as usual at radio station WZRD after a six-month-long lockout in which two university committees investigated the group.
The wizards of WZRD will be returning to their Northeastern Illinois University radio station in December following a five-month-long suspension.
Northeastern Illinois University’s student-run radio station is still in exile but that doesn’t mean club members are not on the air.
The disc jockeys at Northeastern Illinois University’s student radio station have been locked out of the station and replaced.