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Radio

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008

    New Qwest CFO gets away from XM Radio while the getting is good

    Joe Euteneuer. Qwest's choice of Joe Euteneuer as its chief financial officer makes sense for the company given its new hire's years of experience as a Comcast executive. But it really makes sense for Euteneuer, who's spent the past six years handling the financial end of things at XM Radio, a sat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    NPR Resurrects the Colorado Bridge Troll

    Remember Boulder's Robert Hibbs (pictured), who earned an odd brand of renown as a bridge troll? National Public Radio didn't, to the service's profound embarrassment. Hibbs' story is pretty irresistible. According to a Channel 7 report, he was in a park "after demanding money and attacking [a] dep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008
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    July 8, 2008
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    June 27, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Boss Max Wycisk Running for NPR Board

    The folks at the Colorado Public Radio Blog, a site that was launched following attorney Frances Koncilja's resignation from CPR's board last year (see this June 14, 2007 Message column for details), recently made an interesting discovery. CPR general manager Max Wycisk (pictured), who, despite his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2008

    Focus on the Family's James Dobson Strikes Out Against the Fairness Doctrine

    Focus on the Family leader James Dobson is making headlines for an upcoming broadcast that attempts to give presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama a biblical beating; see this Demver blog for details. But Dobson is just as exercised -- if not exorcised -- at the possibility that th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008

    Q&A With Hayes Carll

    Hayes Carll’s always been known as an animated performer – but these days, the description can be taken literally. In “Crystal Beach Memories,” a clip accessible at Will Ferrell’s FunnyOrDie.com site, he looks like the image above as he talks about his life and times – topics that domina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2008
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    January 31, 2008
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    January 17, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Purchases FM Signal

    Colorado Public Radio has finally landed a second FM signal in the Denver area. On January 16, the network announced that it had agreed to acquire KFDN, at 88.1 FM, from California-based Educational Media Foundation for $8.2 million. Once the Federal Communications Commission approves the transactio ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Changes in the Air at KUVO

    Public-radio veteran Gene Craven tries to keep KUVO alive with help from the man he beat out for the station's top job.

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    Longtime KRCC General Manager Mario Valdes Dies

    On Friday, September 21, at Shove Chapel, on the Colorado College campus, a memorial will be held to remember Mario Valdes, the man largely responsible for turning Colorado Springs' KRCC-FM into the city's foremost public radio station. He died of lung cancer on September 14. He was just 54. As not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007

    KUNC gives Colorado Public Radio More Metro-Area Competition

    For years, shows on KUNC, a public-radio station originally affiliated with the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, have reached some folks in Denver's northern suburbs and nearby parts of the city itself -- but the farther south a listener was located, the iffier the reception could be. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    A Former Colorado Public Radio Board Member Takes Her Concerns Online

    The June 14 edition of the Message focused upon Frances Koncilja, a local attorney and public-radio booster who resigned from her position on the board of Colorado Public Radio due to her concern over several controversial initiatives being pushed by supporters of CPR head Max Wycisk. Proposals incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    Defining HD

    It's a truism in journalism: Writers often learn as much from readers as from research. An example of this phenomenon took place after the publication of "Going Public," a June 14 column about Colorado Public Radio, and complaints by former board member Frances Koncilja about the direction in which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    John Temple Melts Down

    Rocky Mountain News editor John Temple (pictured) is typically calm and measured in public -- but he put his combustible side on display during a riotous morning drive-time argument with KHOW yakker Peter Boyles on June 18. The spur to this confrontation was Temple's June 16 column "Papers Still Dr ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Going Public

    The fight is on at Colorado Public Radio, where one high-powered boardmember has resigned, and at the Denver Post, where the bloodletting has begun in earnest.

  • News

    March 22, 2007

    Progress?

    With troubles at Air America and sluggish ratings, AM 760 struggles to convince liberals that they have a place on talk radio.

  • News

    August 10, 2006

    Def Jam

    HD radio rocks -- but is anyone listening?

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2006

    More Messages: The Right Direction

    In most places, public radio is about as controversial as good citizenship, wholesome values and Mel Gibson circa 1985. But that's not the case with Colorado Public Radio. As noted in a 2002 Westword feature, the statewide network, which encompasses separate programming streams focusing on news and ... More >>

  • News

    February 17, 2005

    The Message

    Road Show

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Message

    Left's Turn

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of June 24, 2004

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Best Hip-Hop Label

    Mobstyle Records

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    The Message

    Power Up

  • Music

    April 17, 2003

    Backwash

    Radio waves: Clear Channel clears the air about independent promoters.

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Piracy, Hip-Hop Style

    Skyjack Radio briefly took over Denver radio -- and its pilots are eager to hit the airwaves again.

  • News

    October 17, 2002

    Cyber Slams

    A local college student is on a one-man mission to attack lousy radio.

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    A Different Qwest

    Meet a corporate lawyer's alter egos: a DJ and a space-age musician.

  • Calendar

    August 29, 2002

    True Lies

    The Wait is over for local fans to see NPR’s comedy hit.

  • Music

    August 1, 2002
  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Help Not Wanted

    Thanks to voicetracking, radio stations need fewer DJs than ever before.

  • News

    February 28, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of February 28, 2002

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Going Public

    Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.

  • News

    December 13, 2001

    Crosstown Traffic

    Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.

  • News

    November 8, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of November 8, 2001

  • News

    October 18, 2001

    Playola

    Most radio stations pick songs that are good for everyone but aspiring musicians and listeners.

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Backwash

    Clear Channel may not be an evil empire, but the amount of power it wields is still scary.

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    The Making of a Pirate

    A radio buccaneer blames politics for turning him into a fugitive from the FCC.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Taking on the Empire

    A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Shearer Delight

    The voice of Flanders is the voice of reason, absatively posilutely.

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    The Little Station That Could

    Boulder's KGNU finds a way to survive in the cutthroat radio world.

  • News

    May 25, 2000

    Radio for (Lots of) Change

    Expectations are high for Boulder's Working Assets radio -- maybe too high.

  • News

    May 11, 2000

    A Classic Case

    Lack of a full-time classical format has listeners saying "Yo quiero Pachelbel."

  • News

    August 12, 1999
  • Music

    July 29, 1999

    End Transmission

    Denver's pirate low-power radio station is pillaged by the FCC.

  • News

    August 20, 1998
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    May 14, 1998
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    December 11, 1997
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    July 10, 1997
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