Posts tagged with "GSU"

Atlanta NPR station slams Public Broadcasting deal

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 2, 2014

WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station, has said very little publicly about Georgia Public Broadcasting’s deal with Georgia State University to take over WRAS, the formerly student-run radio station That changed on July 2 when Public Broadcasting Atlanta Board Chairman Louis Sullivan published an open letter saying that GPB is using the deal to undermine WABE. “GPB […]

New Deal – WRAS alumni counter GPB offer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 25, 2014

Alumni working to maintain student-control of the Georgia State University radio station today published a counter-proposal that claims to offer GSU – and its students – a better deal than the current agreement with Georgia Public Broadcasting. GSU on May 6 announced a “historic partnership” with Georgia Public Broadcasting to bump student programming for GPB’s. The announcement […]

Still WRASlin’ – Struggle continues over station

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2014

The students who run Georgia State University’s WRAS 88.5 aren’t licked yet, and there are signs they may be gaining ground in their push to keep control of the station. The controversy has been ongoing since early May, when GSU announced its historic partnership with GPB, a move that outraged many alumni who had worked […]

(AUDIO) – GSU, WRAS discuss station’s future

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 16, 2014

Current and former employees of Georgia State University’s radio station and the president of the university held a private meeting on Friday, May 16 and left optimistic about the station’s future. The meeting followed days of uproar over GSU’s plans to replace student programming during the day on WRAS 88.5 with content from Georgia Public Broadcasting. […]

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