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  University Satellite Seminar Series | Biography Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Early network radio rules prohibited the use of recorded sound in broadcasts, so the earliest radio documentaries (in the 1930s) were a hybrid between documentaries and drama.
But by the 1960s the format was revived on public radio, in particular on stations owned by the Pacifica Foundation, and the creation of National Public Radio in the 1970s, with the subsequent growth of the public radio system, gave radio documentaries a secure home once again.
Radio documentaries take us back to the time before the written word existed, when oral storytelling was the way history was communicated from one generation to the next.
www.mtr.org /seminars/satellite/openmics/openmics.htm   (672 words)

 MediaGuardian.co.uk | Media | Damazer gets Radio 4 top job
Mr Damazer has very little radio experience, but the appointment will be seen as a robust decision by BBC management as he was one of former director general Greg Dyke's key allies in the battle against the government before and during the Hutton inquiry.
"Radio 4 is in terrific shape and my challenge is to cherish it, sustain it and make sure it remains the home for intelligence, flair and wit," said Mr Damazer, who is out of the country on holiday.
The radio pedigree and sharp political skills of Mr Mosey, who began his broadcasting career in local radio and was a former controller of Radio 5 Live, saw him viewed as a safe pair of hands for the job.
www.guardian.co.uk /Media/site/story/0,14173,1312150,00.html   (880 words)

 Radio Independent Living Real Audio documentaries, interviews about disability rights
Radio and oral history play an increasing role in spreading the new disability movement’s philosophy and approach and in forging a cultural identity and communality among disabled people around the world regardless of nature and extent of their disabilities.
ILI’s project Radio Independent Living produces documentaries about the struggle for our emancipation, new insights and approaches that make us stronger as persons and as a political movement and about policies and services for self-determination, equal opportunities and citizenship that can be replicated elsewhere.
Disability Radio Worldwide is the name of a weekly shortwave show produced by Jean Parker, Denver, Colorado, USA and broadcast from Radio for Peace International, Costa Rica.
www.independentliving.org /radio   (821 words)

 TCIAF: Audio Links
Radio Diaries, Inc. is committed to producing a new kind of oral history by working with people to document their own lives for public radio: teenagers, the elderly, workers, prison inmates and people in the forgotten corners of America.
Radio Lab is WNYC's weekly experiment in storytelling and sound and is a "place" where listeners, producers and artists who share an interest in adventurous listening can assemble.
Radio Rookies is a WNYC program that trains young people from different neighborhoods in New York City to use words and sounds to tell true stories about themselves, their communities and the world.
www.thirdcoastfestival.org /pages/links.html   (1634 words)

 SD : Knowledge : The first mile of connectivity: Using state media to promote sustainable, democratic development
After it was broadcast, each of the Karabalta documentaries was presented to a focus group of government officials, to stimulate discussion of the topic at an official level, and introduce the idea that radio can be used as a "bottom-up" communicator, passing ideas from the grass-roots to decision-makers.
In the documentary on pensioners, for example, the team decided to portray a day in the life of an elderly retired person, charting all his or her problems, including lack of adequate food and clothing, poor-quality health care, and loneliness.
The team replied that the documentary was not made to challenge the authority or knowledge of the officials, but rather to offer them a different perspective on the problem: the perspective of the people they were supposed to be helping.
www.fao.org /sd/cddirect/CDre0039.htm   (3565 words)

 *Radio Diaries*
A place for freelance public radio journalists, independent radio producers, volunteer community radio producers, station and network-based radio producers, students of broadcast journalism and their teachers to find everything from job listings to technical support to inspiration.
Sonic Memorial Project is a major collaboration of independent producers and radio stations nationwide to collect audio artifacts and stories related to the life and history of the World Trade Center and its neighborhood before, during and after September 11.
A Chicago Public Radio festival that includes an awards competition, conference, and a constantly updated web archive of radio documentaries.
www.radiodiaries.org /links.html   (638 words)

 History of Radio Doc.
Inspired by British and Canadian programming, radio documentary producers in the United States survived at small, volunteer-staffed educational radio stations, the preponderance of which were based at the old land-grant colleges and state universities of the Midwest.
Much of the best radio documentary work produced during the 1950s and 1960s continued to come out of the government-sponsored British and Canadian broadcasting systems, which put sufficient money into radio to allow their producers to create more ambitious programs than could their American counterparts.
And most of the audio documentary productions of the 1950s and 1960s, broadcast only locally or distributed through a fledging educational radio system, were quickly bulked or dumped in a closet where they were quickly forgotten.
albany.edu /faculty/gz580/documentaryproduction/authoring_in_sound.html   (13556 words)

 The Communication Initiative - Thinking - Radio Documentaries: A Best-Kept Secret No More
Radio documentarians from around the world flocked to Chicago and shared their insights in panel discussions, and WBEZ encouraged them to enter their works in a judged competition that culminated in an awards banquet on the last day of the conference.
"Public radio provides in-depth coverage of subjects that you rarely hear about other places," she adds, noting that the medium is often ahead of the curve when it comes to identifying trends and hot-button issues.
Like Fischer, Shigekawa appreciates public radio for its ability to introduce new ideas into public discourse, and she likes documentaries for their commitment to shunning celebrities and politicos in favor of finding authentic stories.
www.comminit.com /st2002/sld-7023.html   (1793 words)

 Voices on the Radio
With eleven documentaries, they will are being presented as a collection to public radio stations on a local and national level.
The New York Folklore Society developed the folklife radio series to celebrate the people of New York and the art they create in their everyday lives—their traditional art forms, unique community life, and the sense of order and aesthetics that pervades both work and play.
This documentary uses narrative and interviews to discover this man’s life and music, and reveals the historical perspective of old-time music and square dance seen through the eyes of this much missed tradition bearer.
www.nyfolklore.org /progs/radiodoc.html   (1231 words)

 BBC - Radio Homepage
Join Radio 3 for a world première of a newly commissioned concerto for orchestra, live from the Proms
Digital Radio is great news for listeners, bringing more choice, digital quality sound and dynamic text information
In addition to the Radio Player we're offering some programmes as downloads and podcasts.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio   (98 words)

 LII - Results for "radio"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Site of the "listener-supported, commercial-free, educational radio station [88.1 FM] located at the University of California at Santa Cruz." The site includes audio of radio broadcasts, streaming (Windows Media and MP3), program schedules dating back to winter 2001, events information, guidelines for volunteering, and links to selected California college and university public radio stations.
Devoted to the relationship between "the phenomenon of electricity and the subsequent development of radio," the Web site from this Bellingham, Washington state, museum features online exhibits describing the dawn of the electrical age, electric inventions, the wireless age, and the golden age of radio.
A browsable glossary of terms related to radio frequency identification (RFID), which is "a method of identifying unique items using radio waves." From the RFID Journal.
lii.org /search?query=Radio;searchtype=subject   (1195 words)

 Russia, Cronkite Radio Documentaries
These and other key questions about Russia are explored in depth on two public radio documentaries, part of the Russia Project, that will air this month on public radio stations across the United States.
In one documentary, titled "Russia: Can This Be Democracy?," Cronkite hosts correspondents' reports on the role of hard-line Islamic political forces in Chechnya, looming nuclear and environmental disasters, chaos in the Russian military, the fate of Soviet dissidents, and how some in Russia are cloning the extremes of American culture.
In the other documentary, "Russia: Ten Years After the Soviet Collapse," listeners will meet five ordinary Russians whom producer Reese Erlich first interviewed in 1990, and learn how, ten years later, their lives have paralleled the achievements and disasters of the new Russia.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/5580-7.cfm   (399 words)

 *Radio Diaries*
They conduct interviews, keep an audio journal and record the sounds of daily life—usually collecting more than 40 hours of raw tape over the course of a year.
We work with each diarist to edit all the material into documentaries for National Public Radio's All Things Considered.
Radio Diaries, Inc. // 169 Avenue A, Suite 13 // New York, NY 10009 //
www.radiodiaries.org /teenagediaries.html   (496 words)

 Radio Article 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
radio documentaries could be used to communicate the concerns
documentaries, helping to ensure that the project's achievements were sustainable.
The team considered it a major victory that the documentaries were broadcast at all.
www-unix.oit.umass.edu /~educ816/radio_article_1.htm   (2943 words)

 Now this guy *really* loves radio documentaries! (I Love Radio .org)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
One of my hobbies is collecting radio documentaries, a hobby which developed after I was given a batch of tapes a couple of years ago which contained a huge collection of BBC material from Seventies.
For March its an edition of " This American Life " from WBEZ in Chicago about a friend who works for 20 years to free his friend who was wrongfully convicted of a shooting.
So anyway, his site is Tapehunter: Collecting Radio Documentaries, Interviews and features from around the globe.
radio.blogware.com /blog/_archives/2005/3/10/415083.html   (316 words)

 *Radio Diaries*
A five-part radio series documenting the struggle against apartheid through rare sound recordings, the voice of Nelson Mandela himself, as well as those who fought with him, and against him.
She is an AIDS nurse and counselor at Baragwanath Hospital.
We are sad to report that t o friends of Radio Diaries recently died: Selma Koch, who ran the Town Shop, one of New York's last old-style bra fitting shop, and Kaddy Landry Steele, former pilot in WWII.
www.radiodiaries.org   (477 words)

 PRX >> Member Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
ARW is based at Minnesota Public Radio in St. Paul with staff journalists in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, C.A., and Durham, N.C. American RadioWorks produces hour-long Special Reports distributed by National Public Radio to public radio stations across the country.
This documentary offers a startling portrait of life in a supermax prison and exposes links between prison gangs and street crime.
For much of the 20th Century, Jim Crow laws in the South were used to systematically discriminate against African Americans, who were barred from the voting booth, sent to the back of the bus, and walled off from many of the rights they deserved as American citizens.
www.prx.org /group/ARW   (627 words)

 Russia, Radio Documentaries
These and other key questions about Russia are explored in depth on two public radio documentaries, part of the Russia Project, that are now airing on public radio stations across the United States.
In the other documentary, "Russia: Ten Years After the Soviet Collapse," listeners meet five ordinary Russians whom producer Reese Erlich first interviewed in 1990, and learn how, ten years later, their lives have paralleled the achievements and disasters of the new Russia.
Learn more about KQED Public Radio at www.kqed.org/pressroom.The Ken Mills Agency (KMA) is distributing the documentaries worldwide.
www.cdi.org /russia/Johnson/6004-8.cfm   (517 words)

Your browser displays a simplified version of the Radio Netherlands website because you are not using one that supports CSS2.To view this and other websites in their full glory, please click on the links below for free downloads of internet browsers.
The current Radio Netherlands technical schedule is effective from 27 March.
This year, Radio Netherlands' English section clinched no fewer than seven prizes at the prestigious Radio Programming and Promotion competition of the New York Festivals, which recognizes "the world's best work" in radio.
www2.rnw.nl /rnw/en/features/media   (361 words)

 Producing Historical Documentaries for Radio -- Course Syllabus.
Airing in 1981, the documentary was written by James Reston, Jr and Noah Adams, and produced by Deborah Amos.
Be prepared to talk about why you chose to construct the documentary in the way you did--which sound elements you were drawn to, what essential points you were trying to communicate, what sort of compromises between aesthetics and authenticity you were forced to make, and so on.
This documentary, produced by Curtis Fox, examines the Era of Reconstruction, from 1865 to 1877, looking closely at the radical transformation of race relations during that period.
www.albany.edu /faculty/gz580/documentaryproduction   (7579 words)

 Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer: About the Author
Rob also writes and narrates documentaries on SF topics for CBC Radio's Ideas series, reviews SF for the Toronto Globe and Mail, and is The Canadian Encyclopedia 's authority on science fiction.
Rob also writes and narrates documentaries on SF topics for CBC Radio's Ideas series, is The Canadian Encyclopedia 's authority on science fiction, and is Canadian Regional Director of the Science-fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
Robert J. Sawyer is the author of four previous science-fiction novels, a dozen SF short stories, five hour-long radio documentaries about the SF genre, and over 200 non-fiction pieces.
www.sfwriter.com /aboutthe.htm   (2092 words)

 radio documentaries Resources | Newspapers, Magazines And Journalism Around The World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Producing Historical Documentaries for Radio -- Course Syllabus.
Along the way, we'll also examine the history and politics of radio broadcasting -- focusing mainly on non-commercial radio where documentaries have been most frequently aired.
Male character voices for films, radio, documentaries and other uses.
www.strabanechronicle.co.uk /strabanechronicle/radio-documentaries.html   (288 words)

 Dryden Flight Research Center - News Room: News Releases: RADIO DOCUMENTARIES SOUND GOOD WITH THE HELP OF NASA JETS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Note to Editors: While many people think of NASA as a visually-exciting agency that flies impressive-looking space shuttles and research aircraft that are exotic to see, there’s also much to be heard.
At NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center located on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., radio features about exciting flight test projects can be sweetened with the sounds of the flightline as high-performance jet engines spin to life with a whine, or solar-powered aircraft whisper past on electric motors.
The public affairs staff at Dryden can assist radio producers with story ideas, interviews, and on-site visits.
is2.dfrc.nasa.gov /Newsroom/NewsReleases/2002/02-71.html   (195 words)

Internship programs are a vital part of the public radio landscape, but with budget cuts and busy schedules, many interns end up at the copy machine.
We're dedicated to nurturing the professional excellence and creativity of our membership and built AIRMedia.org to be a cyberplace where we gather, share ideas, and learn from the experience and wisdom of our colleagues and peers.
Although AIR is an active membership organization and we encourage you to JOIN, practically every page on the site is accessible to members and nonmembers alike.
www.airmedia.org   (616 words)

In 1946, while Corwin was working for CBS, producing very popular radio dramas and documentaries, he was the first recipient of the "One World Award." The award was created after presidential candidate Wendell Wilke made a diplomatic world wide tour during World War Two.
It resulted in 13 radio documentaries about his travels.
Together with producer Mary Beth Kirchner, Corwin re-listens to these tapes and remembers the variety of people he met in his travels; from great leaders such as Nehru, to a young girl in devastated Manila.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=1055275   (227 words)

 Heart to Heart (Radio Documentaries on Caring for the Dying) | Caring Community
Heart to Heart (Radio Documentaries on Caring for the Dying)
Heart to Heart (Radio Documentaries on Caring for the Dying)
A series of three, hour-long audio documentaries designed for national radio broadcast.
caringcommunity.org /links/hearttoheartradio   (124 words)

 Yiddish Radio Project
All that survives from the "golden age" of Yiddish radio in the 1930s to '50s are a thousand fragile discs, rescued from storerooms, attics, and even dumpsters.
The Yiddish Radio Project is a celebration of these recordings and of the forgotten geniuses and dreamers who created them.
The exhibits on this site feature the Yiddish Radio Project radio documentaries that were first broadcast on NPR's "All Things Considered," rare Yiddish radio clips, archival photographs, and various ephemera from a forgotten radio universe.
www.yiddishradioproject.org   (180 words)

 Glenn Gould Radio Documentaries | Pablo Casals & Leopold Stokowski | Another Gould Triumph
Gould weaves documentary, interview, and music together with artistic precision as only he can.
As a Glenn Gould fan from way back, I've known of the existence of these documentaries but never been able to hear them until this CD release.
Producing radio documentaries was an extremely important phase of Gould's career; he considered them (particularly those in the "Solitude Trilogy") to be music, and himself to be the composer.
www.this-is-great.com /info/xbffffnxoxmxixe   (787 words)

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