Changing Public Radio

2 to 3:15 p.m. CST, Tuesday, February 9
With: Tamar Charney, program director, Michigan Radio; Steve Edwards, acting program director, Chicago Public Radio; Jerome Vaughn, news director, Detroit Public Radio; Bill Wheelhouse, general manager WUIS-Springfield. Moderator: Thom Clark, Community Media Workshop

Media changes are pushing public listener-supported radio to the forefront of how Americans get their news in many communities. In this conversation, four leaders from two states share views on their stations’ changing goals and roles and how they envision local nonprofits as partners and audience members.


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