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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.


Speakers
avatar for Brendan Allen

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 →
avatar for Jolene Beiser

Jolene Beiser

Project Archivist, Cornell University
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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 →
avatar for Laura Schnitker

Laura Schnitker

Audiovisual Archivist & Curator, University of Maryland
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.
avatar for Sue Tyson

Sue Tyson

Project Archivist, The Huntington Library
Sue Tyson is a Project Archivist at the Huntington Library. Prior to this, she was a Special Collections Archivist at the Getty Research Institute; a Mellon Postdoctoral Digital Scholarship Fellow at Occidental College; and a project archivist and library at the University of Southern... Read More →


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

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