BEST RADIO FORMAT CHANGE

WUSF’s switch from classical to news

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News junkies — especially NPR news junkies — rejoiced when WUSF shifted from its mix of classical, jazz and limited NPR programming to a news-all-day, jazz-all-night format. A year in, it’s hard to remember when WUFS didn’t have Terry Gross, BBC News Hour, Talk of the Nation, On the Media and all the other good stuff they have now — plus two, count ’em two, broadcasts of the funniest show on radio, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me. Now if you miss a joke on Saturday morning, you can catch it on Sunday. (The Wait Wait crew comes to the Straz to do a taping this fall; Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell groupies, start lining up now.)

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