Tuesday, June 12, 2012

RNZ youth radio station?

Radio NZ eyes shared quake city offices as $9m cost bites (NZ Herald)

Half way down this story on Radio NZ's need for a new building in Christchurch is a rather interesting snippet about a youth radio station... (Hat tip to Glenn Williams)

"... Radio NZ has not had a funding increase since 2009, forcing it to find other ways to make savings rather than cut its services.

It intended to go ahead with an online-only youth radio site, which would include some Radio NZ content and "new tailor-made content produced as resources allow".

Mr Griffin said he believed there was a market for a web-based station aimed at youth and it would be a minimal cost ..."

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