This is an academic essay I wrote for a course I took called “Radio Studies” as part of my MA.
It’s about how I think the best way for member stations to stay relevant with the rise of podcasting is to embrace locally-focused and creative digital programming. Maybe that doesn’t interest you. But if it does, you can read below. Honestly there are a lot of people who have written about it more intelligently than I have, so maybe you could just scroll to the Bibliography and check out their work. 🙂