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Author Topic: 1990's FM Pirate WBAD 91.9FM History on NPR (PRI) Studio 360!  (Read 2215 times)

Offline ThaDood

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         Wow!!! Not often that I listen to NPR on FM radio here, but happened to hear about this 30min segment of the NYC mid-90's Hip-Hop FM pirate station WBAD 91.9FM,   https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-10-11/rise-and-fall-pirate-radio-station-wbad      Even though I consider NPR mainstream media (Albeit, they had humble beginnings as Class "D" 10W LPFM stations in the 1960's, yet forgot that.), it was still neat to hear this story aired. Looks like you can listen and download it as a podcast. ENJOY!!!!!
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Re: 1990's FM Pirate WBAD 91.9FM History on NPR (PRI) Studio 360!
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2018, 2100 UTC »
Just goes to show that "mainstream media" isn't a very meaningful phrase, other than to say that it's media that reaches a wide audience. Beware those who use the term a lot.

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