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Is Pirate Radio Finally Ready To Go Legit?new

Caught between corporate interests and increasingly populist sentiments, the FCC is about to make an offer that would-be pirates may not be able to refuse.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Bill Forman  |  10-09-2013  |  Media

The Rise and Uncertain Future of 'Pirate' Radio in Bostonnew

If there's any hope for unlicensed stations to go legit, it's the Local Community Radio Act, passed by Congress in December after a 10-year campaign by proponents of hyper-local radio. However, details of how the legislation will be administrated are still hazy. And some experts say the measure comes too late, and with too little backbone.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  04-11-2011  |  Media

'Pirate Radio' Sinks Due to Flat Characters and Abundant Movie Clichesnew

On the upside, Pirate Radio is beautifully shot. It's loaded with the kind of cinematic trickery that was popular back in the '60s. So if you were tripping on five hits of acid, and your heightened consciousness was somehow filtering out all the dialogue, it would be a pretty good movie.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  11-18-2009  |  Reviews

'Pirate Radio': Good Music. Terrible

Rock 'n' roll is great. But no matter how powerful, majestic, or even life changing three chords and the truth can be, rock 'n' roll cannot save Pirate Radio.
The Portland Mercury  |  Ezra Ace Caraeff  |  11-13-2009  |  Reviews

'Pirate Radio' Rocks the Boatnew

This is one of those ensemble comedies in which each member of the ensemble tends toward one-dimensionality, but that's OK because there are so many members, and they're all so talented.
C-Ville Weekly  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  11-11-2009  |  Reviews

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