Kimberly E. Gittleson

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Alone Together

Spending senior week waking up at five a.m. was not exactly what I had in mind when I imagined the


Scientific studies show that listening to classical music while working helps you concentrate and retain information. Fuck that. FM offers

Counting People, On the Air

Pretend you’re a ratings company. Your main problem? Determining how many people are listening to a radio station in any

Should Radio Mix Its Media?

Imagine a morning radio program hosted by Adam Nagourney, Katie Couric, and Howard Stern. Okay, it might be a bit

FCC, Won’t You Please Let Me Be?

This past week, WBAI, a public radio station in New York City, was so worried about the FCC’s recent trend

Fiery Furnaces

Full disclosure: I spent the better part of my summer listening to the indie rock CDs that flooded the mailboxes

Harvard’s 8 Hottest Brainiacs

Debra T. Auguste Although Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Debra T. Auguste was not directly involved with the creation of the

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African Studies Survives Rocky Years of Early Eighties

What’s in a name? For some, the switch from a department named Afro-American Studies to one entitled African and African-American

Outside Harvard Yard

Over the course of four years, Harvard students responded to the Cold War as tensions flared inside and outside Harvard

Four Reasons Radio Lives

This semester, we’ve enjoyed predicting gloomy forecasts for the radio industry, but like Boston weather, the time has come for

Love it or Hate it: Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind: My Anti-Drug? Look, I understand that all of the rules of music snobbery dictate that I am

FM Roundtable: Writing to Live

In honor of the recent crop of Harvard authors making it big, FM decided to sit down with a few

RIAA Tacks on New Fees, Threatening College Radio

Although internet radio may be a strange, hybrid beast, something about “tuning in” online—perhaps it’s niche music communities, perhaps more

Can a Satellite Merger Change Anything?

Satellite radio, the “savior” of the radio industry, is in for its biggest change yet. XM and Sirius, the nation’s

Getting Legal Lessons from Radio Tapes

Thanks to “High Fidelity” and John Cusack, the art of mixtape-making has been hammered into each and every one of