Rationalizing dissent? challenging conditions of low‐power FM radio

@inproceedings{Hamilton2004RationalizingDC,
  title={Rationalizing dissent? challenging conditions of low‐power FM radio},
  author={John Hamilton},
  year={2004}
}
This essay places the recently established low‐power FM radio service (LPFM) into its historical context to examine the conditions of its emergence and the formative pressures and imperatives that shaped it in many ways contrary to its foundational goals. Established in 2000 as a locally controlled service responsive to local communities, political, economic, and regulatory limits and pressures have rationalized LPFM, diluting much of its potential in order to safeguard the current and future… CONTINUE READING