Kara Oehler

by Kara Oehler

Last week, I sat in a conference room in Dorchester, Mass., with some of the great minds of public media to recommend which 10 producers and public media stations should be supported for year-long projects to transform the industry. Localore is a new $2 million national competition produced by the Boston-based Association of Independents in [...] more »

by Kara Oehler

WFMU is putting on a festival Oct. 28-30 to celebrate and probe radio’s future. This gathering of folks brings together the medium’s fans, tinkerers, futurists and broadcasters to talk about what might happen next. The opening night of the WFMU Radiovision Festival, featuring radio legend Joe Frank, sold out in a matter of days, but [...] more »

by Kara Oehler

We at Zeega want to enable anyone to create interactive documentaries and invent new forms of storytelling. For inspiration, we’ve looked to a figure who challenged the documentary form right when radio and film were being invented a century ago: Dziga Vertov. Best known for the remarkable film “Man with a Movie Camera,” Vertov also [...] more »