“Digitizing WNYC's On the Media

New York Public Radio (2018)


An award in the amount of $10,000.00 to New York Public Radio in 2018.


The funds will allow WNYC Archives to continue cataloging On the Media broadcasts and to make the contents accessible to scholars, journalists and the general public through the website wnyc.org, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). On the Media has been the only weekly radio program on both public and commercial radio to consistently address the impact and influence of media and the changing media landscape on contemporary western culture for the last 25 years.

About the NRPF

The National Recording Preservation Foundation (NRPF), a federally chartered corporation, is an independent, charitable organization. The NRPF works across the United States to foster awareness of the diverse perspectives and communities documented in audio, to support the preservation of historical and at-risk audio collections, and to coordinate resources for the digital preservation of audio recordings. The NRPF was created by the U.S. Congress by the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106-474) and was duly incorporated by the Library of Congress as a 501(c)3 organization in 2010.

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