Tuesday, July 14, 2009

New York Times selling WQXR

The New York Times has agreed to the sale of WQXR, the classical-music radio station it has owned since 1944, in a deal with New York public-radio station WNYC and the broadcasting firm Univision.

WQXR will become a listener-supported station with a narrower broadcast radius; its webcasts (via http://www.wqxr.com/cgi-bin/iowa/air/listen/index.html) will not be affected by the deal, expected to go through late this year, The Times reports: