In The Media

GPB’s partnership with GSU and WRAS one year later, Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 27, 2015

‘Save WRAS’ supporters question GPB’s board cancellation, Atlanta Journal Constitution, April 23, 2015

Students of WRAS 88.5 FM file appeal against GSU-GPB partnership, The Signal, March 18, 2015

WRAS students say GSU violated student funding rules with GPB takeover, Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 17, 2015

Students at college radio station WRAS file appeal with USG Board of Regents over GPB deal and use of student fees, Radio Survivor, March 16, 2015

Student DJs file Board of Regents appeal over GSU’s role in WRAS deal, Creative Loafing, March 15, 2015

WRAS student DJs accuse GPB leadership of violating open records laws, Creative Loafing, January 22, 2015

The Uncertain Fate of College Radio, Pop Matters, November 5, 2014

WRAS students DJs mull legal options following tense meeting with GPB President, Creative Loafing, November 3, 2014

WRAS Alumns form nonprofit to save station, Decaturish, October 27, 2014

Q&A: Lauryn Christy, Former Promotions Director, WRAS, CMJ, October 14, 2014

The other side of the WRAS deal: GSU’s mad dash to create a TV production center from scratch, Creative Loafing, October 7, 2014

Atlanta’s Public Radio Waves Still Burning, CPB Office of the Ombudsman, October 2, 2014

GSU Students get internships, late-night GPB TV programming in exchange for WRAS airtime, Creative Loafing, September 8, 2014

Things not too peachy in Atlanta, CBP Office of the Umbudsman, August 29, 2014

#SaveWRAS rally held at GSU, 11 Alive, August 29, 2014

#SaveWRAS Rally and benefit takeover Hurt Park/Mammal gallery this Thursday, Creative Loafing, August 27, 2014

College Radio Watch: WSJ reports on “shift” in college radio as evidenced by WRAS situation, Radio Survivor, August 1, 2014

College Radio Changes Frequency, The Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2014

Save WRAS: The Fight for Atlanta’s 88.5 continues, Paste Magazine, July 22, 2014

College Radio Watch: WSCS to be sold, WRAS responds to GPB letter, Troubles at KCPR?, Radio Survivor, July 18, 2014

Album 88 students to GPB: ” We are pursing every route possible to ensure that this deal does not last”, Creative Loafing, July 17, 2014

Album 88 Alumni Association Response to GPB response letter, Press Release, July 17, 2014

College Radio Watch: Protests over Future of WRAS continue with WABE critiquing the deal as well, Radio Survivor, July 11, 2014

GPB rebutes WABE’s salvo against its GSU/WRAS partnership, Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 11, 2014

Public radio war of words continues in Atlanta, Inside radio, July 8, 2014

How Has GPB’s Takeover of WRAS’s Daytime Programming Effected You, Creative Loafing, July 6, 2014

GPB’s Bill Nigut discusses two new radio shows on WRAS, Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 3, 2014

WABE weighs in on GPB takeover of WRAS, Atlanta Business Chronicle, July 2, 2014

Georgia Public Broadcasting begins daytime programming on WRAS, Student Law Press Center, July 2, 2014

WABE Chairman denounces GPB’s takeover of WRAS radio, Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 2, 2014

WABE Chairman blasts GSP/GPB partnership with WRAS, Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 2, 2014

Open Letter Regarding WRAS, WABE, July 1, 2014

GPB finall debuts WRAS schedule; WRAS fans protest GPB headquarters, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 30, 2014

Students protest WRAS formant change, CBS 46, June 30, 2014

Album 88 supporters protest GPB’s WRAS takeover, Creative Loafing, June 30, 2014

The Kids make a difference at WRAS, Radio Ink, June 30, 2014

GPB takes over WRAS without schedule release, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 29, 2014

WRAS in the hands of GPB despite Georgia State concessions, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 28, 2014

Raise your voice: #SaveWRAS, 11 Alive, June 27, 2014

Georgia State backs student music effort for Album 88, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 27, 2014

GSU looks into restoring Album 88 student programing; WRAS supporters protest GPB takeover, Creative Loafing, June 27, 2014

Georgia State University pursuing daytime broadcast options for WRAS Album 88, GSU Press Release, June 27, 2014

GA. student-run station switching to public radio, WRCB Chattanooga, June 27, 2014

WRAS gets ready to change format this weekend, 11 Alive, June 26, 2014

Decatur teen debuts song on radio, meets idol, 11 Alive, June 26, 2014

Bradford Cox on local music and ‘dying’ college radio, 11 Alive, June 26, 2014

College stations protest Ga. public radio deal, The Wichita Eagle, June 26, 2014

Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox discusses public radio takeover of student run college radio station, Under the Radar, June 26, 2014

Album 88 Alumni releases plan to keep station student-controlled, Atlanta Business Chronicle, June 25, 2014

Album 88 alumni offer alternative to GPB takeover, Atlanta Intown, June 25, 2014

Georgia State alumni offer alternative plan for student-run WRAS, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 25, 2014

Album 88 alumni propose alternative WRAS plan to GSU officials, Creative Loafing, June 25, 2014

New Deal – WRAS alumni counter GPB offer, Decaturish, June 25, 2014

Georgia State and Album 88 Alumni Try to #SaveWRAS, Flagpole, June 25, 2014

College Radio Rallies Behind WRAS, Radio Inc Magazine, June 25, 2014

A88A Proposes New Alternative For WRAS, The Signal, June 25, 2014

The downsizing of the GSU Sports Radio Network, The Signal, June 23, 2014

Commentary: Save Georgia State’s WRAS from GPB, 11 Alive, June 19, 2014

Music industry lends support to Album 88 students, Atlanta Intown Paper, June 19, 2014

A88A Launches Advocacy Effort For WRAS, The Signal, June 19, 2014

WRAS fans fighting GPB may have message for pubradio programmers,, June 16, 2014

College Radio Watch: WRAS Embraces Viral Video in Fight for FM, plus other College Radio LPFM News, Radio Survivor, June 13, 2014

Album 88 alumni want to expand student learning opportunities, Atlanta Intown, June 12, 2014

Readers write: June 13: Fans of WRAS deserve explanation, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 12, 2014

Plan yielded – 88.5 alums make progress with GSU, Decaturish, June 11, 2014

University delays launch of GPB Radio service on Atlanta’s WRAS-FM,, June 9, 2014

Taking the Radio… Yet Again, Daily Kos, June 9, 2014

WRAS Alumni Announce Formation Of A88A, A Non-Profit Corporation To Save Station, Music Industry News Network, June 7, 2014

The proposed GPB schedule on WRAS starting June 30, Atlanta Journal Constitution, June 6, 2014

College Radio Watch: Is College Radio Dying? Students at WRAS-FM Get Reprieve, College Radio Survivor, June 6, 2014

GPB’s Tanya Ott talks WRAS deal, station’s future, student internships, Creative Loafing, June 6, 2014

Everybody Needs NPR So Georgia State Is Ending Daytime Student Programming Of College Radio, Hyperbot, June 6, 2014

#SaveWRAS What’s Happening and How You Can Help, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, June 6, 2014

Covey, Walker and Becker address ORR documents, The Signal, June 5, 2014

College Radio Is Dying — We Need To Save It, Radio Ink Magazine, June 3, 2014

The Grammy’s want you to #SaveWRAS, Grammys, June 3, 2014

Album 88 Alumni forms non-profit for GPB fight, Atlanta Business Chronicle, June 2, 2014

WRAS alumni form nonprofit to keep station student run, force cancellation of GPB-GSU contract, Creative Loafing, June 2, 2014

College radio is dying — and we need to save it, Salon, June 2, 2014

College Radio Supports WRAS 88.5 FM, College Radio Day, June 1, 2014

Takeover triggers debate over GSU radio station, Washington Times, June 1, 2014

Takeover triggers debate over GSU radio station, WSB TV, June 1, 2014

Georgia State University’s WRAS/Album 88 switch to GPB programming pushed back, Access Atlanta, May 30, 2014

GPB takeover of Album 88 delayed until June 29, Atlanta Intown Paper, May 30, 2014

Georgia State delays switch in WRAS format, Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 30, 2014

College Radio Watch: Documents Reveal Earlier Attempts by GPB to Take Over WRAS Airtime, College Radio Watch, May 30, 2014

GSU, GPB push back WRAS format switch date to June 29, Creative Loafing, May 30, 2014

WRAS Album 88 deal with GPB pushed back, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 30, 2014

GSU-GPB partnership planning dates back to August 2013, The Signal, May 29, 2014

GBP Announces Real World internship program for GSU students, WRAS DJs, Creative Loafing, May 28, 2014

Air War in Atlanta,  Radio World, May 27, 2014

GSU VP involved in GPB deal previously served on WABE board; denies conflict of interest, Creative Loafing, May 23, 2014

What about WABE?, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

Life After WRAS, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray reflects on WRAS’ influence, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

WRAS GM talks GPB takeover, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

Album 88’s future is up in the air, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

Cover Story: Up In the Air, Creative Loafing, May 22, 2014

College Broadcasters, Inc. Pledge To Fight WRAS Deal, All Access Music Group, May 21, 2014

College Broadcasters backs Album 88 students, alumni, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 21, 2014

Statement on WRAS 88.5 FM, College Broadcasters Inc, May 20, 2014

WRAStravaganza comes to Mammal Gallery, Creative Loafing, May 20, 2014

College Broadcasters Inc. Blasts Georgia State for Eliminating Student Voices on WRAS College Radio, Radio Survivor, May 20, 2014

GSU’s Covey on WRAS: We’re going to honor our contract with GPB, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 19, 2014

Georgia State’s Album 88 won’t be the same, Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 18, 2014

A powerful college radio station finds its wings clipped, Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 17, 2014

WRAS student staffers meet with GSU officials over station’s future, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 16, 2014

WRAS Staffers Meet with GSU President About Future of Station, 11 Alive, May 16, 2014

GSU president meets with WRAS Album 88.5 staff UPDATED, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 16, 2014

#SaveWRAS Twitter data, Report Schick, May 14, 2014

WRAS students protest GPB incursion,, May 14, 2014

Fight to Save WRAS Ramps Up: Benefit Concert, Graduation Protest, Petition & a Boycott Page, College Media Matters, May 14, 2014

Benefit concert planned to restore Album 88 daytime format, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 14, 2014

Twin Studies, Imagination Head, and more to play #SaveWRAS benefit, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 14, 2014

The Twitterverse is Abuzz Over WRAS Format ChangeAtlanta Music Guide, May 13, 2014

Walker spoke of GSU-GPB partnership before May 6 announcement, The Signal, May 13, 2014

WRAS students, alums fight GPB partnership – but will it work?, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 12, 2014

ABLradio roundtable examines GPB’s WRAS takeover, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 12, 2014

WRAS: The Fight To Keep Students On-Air Continues, CMJ, May 12, 2014

Save Georgia State University’s Student-Run Radio Station, Huffington Post, May 12, 2014

Graduating GSU Seniors Hold Protest at Commencement for WRAS, WABE, May 12, 2014

Save WRAS segment on CBS 46, CBS 46, May 11, 2014

Letter to the Editor: WRAS and the GPB move, The Signal, May 10, 2014

Save Georgia State University’s student-run station, WRAS, from Georgia Public Broadcasting, CNN, May 9, 2014

WRAS deal disregards history and GSU students, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 9, 2014

Graduating GSU students to protest WRAS takeover at commencement ceremony, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 9, 2014

Grads to stage cap protest over Album 88 at commencement, Atlanta Intown Paper, May 9, 2014

#SaveWRAS to protest at GSU graduation; petition signatures grow, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 9, 2014

GSU Faces Backlash over Programming Change at WRAS, WABE 90.1 FM Atlanta’s NPR Station, May 9, 2014

Why it’s Wrong: Georgia State University’s Fragmentation of Album 88, Bang! Arts, May 8, 2014

4,300 sign petition to stop GPB ‘takeover’ of WRAS Album 88, 11 Alive, May 8, 2014

Q&A With Becker and Jones about WRAS 88.5 FM changes, The Signal, May 8, 2014

Backlash over GPB takeover of Album 88 grows, Atlanta Intown Paper, May 8, 2014

GSU VP endorses, defends WRAS partnership with GPB, 11 Alive, May 8, 2014

An Open Letter to Georgia State University Administration Regarding the Decision to Merge WRAS Album 88 with Georgia Public Broadcasting, Bear Kids Recordings, May 8 2014

Let WRAS have independent editorial control again, The Signal, May 8, 2014

4,600 sign petition to stop GPB ‘takeover’ of WRAS Album 88, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 8, 2014

Social media responds to GPB partnership with WRAS 88.5, The Signal, May 8, 2014

Georgia State University Radio is under siege, USA Today, May 7, 2014

A Statement Regarding WRAS 88.5 FM, College Radio Day, May 7, 2014

Q&A with GSU president Mark Becker about WRAS/GPB partnership, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 7, 2014

Dana Barrett Show on WRAS Developments, 1190 Biz Dana Barrett Show, May 7, 2014

Surprise Takeover of Georgia State Student Radio Station Spurs Criticism, Calls for Boycott, College Media Matters, May 7, 2014

Georgia State student radio staff ‘shocked’ by deal turning over daytime programming to state’s public broadcasting network, Student Press Law Center, May 7, 2014

GSU students upset over radio deal with GPB, WSB-TV, May 7, 2014

WRAS Album 88 switching to daytime news format with GPB, 11 Alive, May 7, 2014

Revolt – GSU students protest station takeover,, May 7, 2014

WRAS student staff formally responds to GPB takeover, online petition to block GSU partnership circulates, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 7, 2014

Changes at WRAS will benefit public radio news fans, Access Atlanta, May 7, 2014

Album 88 staff responds to GPB takeover, Atlanta Intown Paper, May 7, 2014

Fans of WRAS Album 88 vow to stop GPB deal, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 7, 2014

Georgia Public Broadcasting Debuts in June, Radio Ink, May 6, 2014

Georgia State, Georgia Public Broadcasting Massively Screw Up, Peach Pundit, May 6, 2014

Georgia Public Broadcasting takes over Georgia State’s WRAS-FM/Album 88 daytime programming, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 6, 2014

GSU Students Gain Access To GPB In New Partnership, Georgia Public Broadcasting, May 6, 2014

Georgia Public Broadcasting To Program Daytime Hours On Georgia State U.’s WRAS/Atlanta, All Access, May 6, 2014

WRAS Album 88 switching to daytime news format with GPB, Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 6, 2014

GPB to take over WRAS daytime programming, student DJs blast unexpected move, Creative Loafing Atlanta, May 6, 2014

Album 88 to be taken over by GA Public Broadcasting, Atlanta Intown Paper, May 6, 2014

GPB taking over WRAS 88.5 FM air time, The Signal, May 6, 2014

GPB Enters Atlanta Radio Market In Historic Partnership With Georgia State UniversityGeorgia State University, May 6, 2014