Wave Farm Newsroom

The Wave Farm Newsroom archives our organizational monthly email announcements. The WGXC Newsroom features extensive daily community news specific to New York's Upper Hudson Valley region.

Monday

Mar

12

10:50 pm

Radio News: Lawsuits against FCC net neutrality repeal condensed into one

Mar 12, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports that the 12 lawsuits -- 33 if you count each state individually -- filed against the Federal Communications Commission's rollback of net neutrality have been combined into one on...

Sunday

Mar

11

10:50 pm

Radio News: North Korean defector says airwaves provide most outside news there

Mar 11, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Asian Correspondent.com interviews Kim Hyeong Soo, who defected from North Korea in 2009. He explained that radio was virtually the only way he and others in North Korea knew anything about the outsid...

Thursday

Mar

08

10:50 pm

Radio News: Sinclair forces local stations to air political promotional ad

Mar 08, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Brian Stelter reports for CNN that Sinclair Broadcasting continues to infect the local news programs of its stations with its conservative bent. Sinclair already owns the most local stations around th...

Wednesday

Mar

07

10:50 pm

Radio News: Republicans introduce net neutrality without the neutrality

Mar 07, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports Republicans in both houses of Congress have now introduced their fix for the Federal Communications Commission's rollback of net neutrality, the Open Internet Preservation Act. Bu...

Tuesday

Mar

06

10:50 pm

Radio News: Voting machines with remote-access software?

Mar 06, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Ars Technica reports that on March 6, U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, sent a letter to one of the country's largest voting machine manufacturers, Election Systems & Software, asking ho...

Monday

Mar

05

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC Chairman wants to change Internet subsidy for poor

Mar 05, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Ars Technica reports Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai now has a policy proposal that both conservatives and liberals don't like, one that corporations and activists are against. In...

Sunday

Mar

04

10:50 pm

Radio News: Resolution in Congress would bring back net neutrality

Mar 04, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

There is now a resolution of disapproval introduced in both houses of Congress, which would rollback the rollback of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules. The Congressional Rev...

Thursday

Mar

01

10:50 pm

Radio News: Pai turns down award and gun from conservative group

Mar 01, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

Politico reports that on March 1 Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai turned down a National Rifle Association gun award he received at the Conservative Political Action Conference the...

Thursday

Mar

01

12:00 am

Wave Farm Email Announcement March 2018

Mar 01, 2018 12:00 am • Staff

Announcing the 2018 Wave Farm Artists-in-residence and New York State Council on the Arts in Partnership with Wave Farm: MAAF for Artists Grantees. View Online Archive or click TEXT dropdown for PDF....

Wednesday

Feb

28

10:50 pm

Radio News: Washington state passes its own net neutrality law

Feb 28, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Ars Technica reports that the Washington state legislature voted for a net neutrality law that the governor will sign, in defiance of the Federal Communications Commission. The new law applies to all...

Tuesday

Feb

27

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC says town in Colorado is a pirate

Feb 27, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

John Anderson reports at DIYMedia.net that the Federal Communications Commission has taken 23 enforcement actions against pirate radio stations so far in 2018, compared to 20 2017, and 27 in 2016. Str...

Monday

Feb

26

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC to open up top of the band above 95 GHz

Feb 26, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Communications Law blog reports that the Federal Communications Commission issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order to issue licenses for frequencies above 95 GHz. Not megahertz, like the...

Sunday

Feb

25

10:50 pm

Radio News: Public radio stations to reopen Gothamist websites

Feb 25, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

Last year the websites Gothamist, LAist, and DCist unionized, and, almost immediately, their owner Joe Ricketts decided to shut them down. Now the news websites are getting a second life, as the publi...

Thursday

Feb

22

9:37 pm

Radio News: AM and FM still lead media consumption per Nielsen

Feb 22, 2018 9:37 pm • Staff

Radio Magazine reports that Nielsen Media Research released its statistics for the second quarter of 2017 this week, and more Americans still tune in to AM or FM radio stations than any other form of...

Wednesday

Feb

21

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC's net neutrality repeal starts in April

Feb 21, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

April Glaser reports at Slate that the Federal Communications Commission published its repeal of net neutrality rules Feb. 22, after voting to remove the internet protections Dec. 14. That means they...

Tuesday

Feb

20

10:50 pm

Radio News: West Virginia broadband chairman dismisses FCC report

Feb 20, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

TechDirt reports that residents of West Virginia have complained for years about the lack of broadband access there. But the Federal Communications Commission's recent broadband availability report sa...

Monday

Feb

19

10:50 pm

Radio News: AT&T challenges Trump over Time Warner merger

Feb 19, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Washington Post reports that AT&T argued in court last week that President Donald Trump's hatred of CNN had him use the Justice Department to block their acquisition of Time Warner. AT&T lawyers d...

Sunday

Feb

18

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC extends comment period on TV ownership deregulation

Feb 18, 2018 10:50 pm • Staff

The Communications Law blog reports that the Federal Communications Comission is extending the public comment period for a rule that would change the national television ownership cap. Current FCC rul...

Thursday

Feb

15

10:50 pm

Radio News: FCC Inspector General investigating Chairman Ajit Pai

Feb 15, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

The New York Times reports that the office of Federal Communications Commission's inspector general is now investigating FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's handling of deregulation over the past year that seems...

Wednesday

Feb

14

10:50 pm

Radio News: U.S. full-power stations face March 1 deadline to share info online

Feb 14, 2018 10:50 pm • Tom Roe

David Oxenford at the Broadcast Law blog reports that as of March 1, all full-power commercial and non-commercial radio stations will have to post online their public files. This means the public will...