Tag: prx

by Rekha Murthy

KCRW Music Mine Public Radio Exchange just announced the launch of KCRW Music Mine, an iPad app that gives you a unique, exciting way to discover new music. Music Mine is the product of a close partnership between PRX and KCRW, with design by Roundarch and music intelligence powered by The Echo Nest. Nearly a […] more »

by John Barth

PRX embarked on a local journalism experiment last fall with Louisville Public Media (LPM) and Spot.us with the support of the Knight News Challenge. We built a service that matches the pioneering crowdfunding work of Spot.us (itself a News Challenge grantee) with the public radio focus of PRX and LPM. The project is called Story […] more »

by Rekha Murthy

We know, we know. Android users want the Public Radio Player, too. We’ve received plenty of comments from our feedback page: “Patiently waiting for bliss…” — Stephenmm “hurry up please. i love your app and i want it on my phone!” — ryan “Enjoyed this on my wifes Iphone but was disappointed to find out […] more »

by Jake Shapiro

2011 is already seeing Android and Apple battle it out for ascendancy in sales of smartphones and tablets and, more interestingly, in the world of apps and app makers. Media organizations navigating this terrain have a lot of factors to weigh before taking the plunge and creating a serious presence on these increasingly important platforms. […] more »

by Jake Shapiro

While we continue to delve into code-level collaboration with Spot.Us to get our Story Exchange crowdfunding project launched later this year, I’ll take the opportunity in my next couple posts to give updates on other emerging PRX services that are helping reshape public radio, and that ultimately will amplify the results of Story Exchange. First […] more »

by Jake Shapiro

Story Exchange (formerly Story Market) is a way for local public radio stations, producers, and listeners to pitch, find and fund documentaries and stories on important local issues. We’re also one of this year’s winners of a Knight News Challenge grant. Here’s how we envision it working: Let’s say that in Kentucky the issue of […] more »