Prometheus Unbound

Friday, April 22, 2005


After the FCC cracked down on a pirate radio station in Philadelphia several years back, the pirates decided to become players. They reinvented themselves as the Prometheus Radio Project to lobby for the rights of community broadcasters around the country. Seven years later, Prometheus is still at work in Washington, having successfully challenged their former foes in federal court. Rick Karr compiled this profile of the group for an upcoming issue of The Nation, and filed this report.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.