College Radio Cuts: More Women’s Programming at KTRU Rice University, 1970s

Listeners noticed the lack of women on-air, such as at Rice in the 1970s, when women at Jones College, an all-women’s dormitory at the university, complained. “Why aren’t there any girls doing shows in the evenings or nights,” a group asked. “Girls” were relegated to afternoons, “when nobody listens.” “We want to hear a girlContinue reading “College Radio Cuts: More Women’s Programming at KTRU Rice University, 1970s”

College Radio Cuts: Complaints about “Women’s Programming” at KTRU, Rice University, 1980s

I am making a lot of painful cuts in the book manuscript right now, so I’m archiving them here. “Dear KTRU,” the letter read.  “Your station is Houston’s finest and I enjoy it. That said, I must register one complaint. There is far too much time devoted to ‘Women’s Music.’ Why not let DJs playContinue reading “College Radio Cuts: Complaints about “Women’s Programming” at KTRU, Rice University, 1980s”