Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Senate to Explore "The Future of Radio" During Hearing

On Wednesday, October 24 -- that's tomorrow, people -- the Senate Commerce Committee is holding a hearing on "The Future of Radio" during which "Committee Members will assess the state of innovation and competition in the radio market."

Mac McCaughan, musician and co-owner of indie label Merge Records has been invited to testify, along with Tim Westergren from Pandora and folks from National Public Radio, Withers Broadcasting, Free Press and the National Federation of Community Broadcasters.

The hearing starts at 10 AM ET and is being held in Russell Building 253. The committee also offers a live webcast, which you can access as the hearing starts at: http://commerce.senate.gov/

FMC will provide gavel-to-blog coverage...

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