Industry News

Public File problems in Florida

WPRK-FM, a non-commercial station owned by Rawlins College near Orlando, has been fined $10,000 for failing to post Programs/Issues Lists for over four years. Station management couldn’t supply an explanation.

STL issues in Wyoming

The Commission has slammed Mt. Rushmore Broadcasting with $68,000 in fines for problems with its studio-to-transmitter links. The total fine comprises fines for its individual radio stations, three operating and one silent. The operating stations were all fined for not…

Geoff Neuhoff Dies at 59

Neuhoff, the president & CEO of family business Neuhoff Communications, died last week of undisclosed causes. Neuhoff Communications has been in business for more than 50 years, and owns more than a half dozen stations in Central Illinois.  

Indecency down

The FCC reports that for the period of April-June of this year, “the number of radio and television complaints decreased by more than 44%, from 3,903 to 2,183.” More to the point, the statistic is “due to a decrease in…

NPR to co-launch a news site to compete with ailing Times-Picayune

National Public Radio, the University of New Orleans and a group of local business and community leaders plan to produce a nonprofit news website to compete against the city’s primary newspaper, The Times-Picayune. comes two months after the paper’s…