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Friday, August 16 • 10:45am - 11:45am
SESSION 407 - What's Left of the Left End of the Dial?

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Panelists address the importance and challenges of noncommercial radio archives, discussing efforts to preserve and provide access to alternative, community, college, and public affairs radio materials; difficulties posed by audio formats; noncommercial radios research value; and archival stewardships benefits. Topics include appraising, preserving, making accessible, and showcasing college and public affairs radio; preserving and providing access to broadcasts threatened by Hurricane Katrina; and a survey concerning current efforts to document noncommercial radio.

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Brendan Allen

Archives Manager, Democracy Now!
Brendan manages the Archives at Democracy Now! He worked as a video librarian for Black Entertainment Television in 1998 and then moved to Public Broadcasting Service in Alexandria, VA, where he worked as the library media coordinator. In 2006, Brendan earned a Master’s in Library... Read More →
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Jolene Beiser

Project Archivist, Cornell University

David Freedman

General Manager, WWOZ-FM
David is currently president of the Association of Independents in Radio, an organization of 950 independent public radio producers. Most recently AIR launched  Localvore—a $2,000,000 grant program catalyzing media innovation. David is also a board member and past president of... Read More →
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Laura Schnitker

Curator, University of Maryland Libraries
Laura Schnitker is an audiovisual archivist and curator of the Mass Media & Culture unit in Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Maryland. She is also a Lecturer in the School of Music, and hosts a weekly radio show on campus station WMUC.
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Sue Tyson

Head, California History Section, California State Library
Sue Tyson is Head of the California History Section at the California State Library. Previously, she has worked as an archivist at the California State Archives; as a project archivist at the Huntington Library, the Getty Research Institute, UCLA, and the University of Southern California... Read More →

Friday August 16, 2013 10:45am - 11:45am CDT
Grand Salon 15/18

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