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WRS airs for last day as public radio station

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by Malcolm Curtis|The Local Switzerland|August 30, 2013 World Radio Switzerland (WRS) will broadcast on Saturday for its last day as the country’s only publicly run English-language radio station. • English-language radio station loses FM licence (May 1, 2013) • World … Continue reading

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World Radio Switzerland sale down to two bids

by Malcolm Curtis|TheLocal, Switzerland|December 17, 2012 The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR) says it is considering two bids for the privatization of World Radio Switzerland, the publicly owned English-language radio station. The state broadcaster’s executive board on Monday issued a … Continue reading

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Former WRS presenters vie for radio station

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by Malcolm Curtis | Tribune de Genève Blogs | July 9, 2012 Two former presenters from World Radio Switzerland are competing in rival bids to take over the national English-language radio station. Conor Lennon, who left WRS early last year … Continue reading

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World Radio Switzerland to go private

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by Malcolm Curtis | June 28, 2012 | SRG SSR, the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation, is ceasing to operate World Radio Switzerland, the country’s only national English-language public radio station. The corporation’s board of directors made the decision at a meeting … Continue reading

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Private group looks to profit if World Radio Switzerland closes

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by Malcolm Curtis | Tribune de Genève Blogs |May 3, 2012 Competing petitions are vying to influence the future of English-language radio in Switzerland. While supporters of publicly owned World Radio Switzerland (WRS) have gathered around 3,000 signatures in a … Continue reading

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