Programming Goals

KRCC has two primary programming goals:

To bring quality news, information, and ideas to our listeners.
To communicate art, ideas, and opinions to the communities KRCC serves.

While these goals are simply stated, they are not easily implemented. Excellence and public access are often in conflict. We strive toward excellence and still provide public access while maintaining a standard of quality – both in context and content. Many times a decision is based upon the fact that a program or recording has not been deemed as appropriate for KRCC’s format, or overall programming objective as determined by the programming staff.

 

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News

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · The Labor Department’s latest report comes on the heels of an especially robust survey for January that showed a gain of about 240,000 jobs.
 

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March 6, 2015 | NPR · On Friday morning, NASA’s Dawn mission will arrive at the dwarf planet Ceres. NPR’s Geoff Brumfiel reports on the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.
 

Flickr
March 6, 2015 | NPR · New England businesses are taking stock after weeks of record-setting winter storms disrupted transportation, stopping many workers from doing their jobs. Telecommuting is helping Boston get by.
 

Arts & Life

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March 5, 2015 | NPR · A new film follows daters ages 70 to 90 looking for love in five-minute intervals. “Speed dating for seniors” may sound funny, but The Age of Love is really about our lifelong need for intimacy.
 

March 5, 2015 | NPR · Kazuo Ishiguro’s latest recalls the plays and novels of Samuel Beckett. It’s a masterful blend of fantasy, Arthurian romance, myth, legend and postmodern absurdity — and it’s unforgettable.
 

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March 5, 2015 | NPR · The comedian wrote and stars in Fish in the Dark, a play about rivalries and dysfunction when a family patriarch dies. David says the idea came to his “twisted mind” when his friend’s dad passed away.
 

Music

March 6, 2015 | NPR · Drummer Clayton Cameron tells a story about how his math skills helped him impress the godfather of soul, James Brown.
 

March 6, 2015 | NPR · Percussionist Clayton Cameron continues his thoughts about the relationship between math and rhythm and why the number three “feels great.”
 

TED
March 6, 2015 | NPR · Percussionist Clayton Cameron dissects the mathematics of improvisational jazz, demonstrating how numerical patterns make him a better musician.
 

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