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WAMU 88.5 announces changes to weekday schedule for Intersection 88.5-3

Station adds CBC/Radio-Canada’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi to HD station’s daily lineup

On Friday, March 30, WAMU 88.5 will implement changes to the weekday schedule for Intersection at 88.5-3.

From 10-11 a.m., Monday-Friday, Intersection will air BBC World Service. BBC World Briefing will air at 10 a.m., followed by The Strand at 10:30 a.m., and Witness, at 10:50 a.m. The BBC programming fills the schedule slot previously held by The Michael Eric Dyson Show, which has ceased production. From noon-1 p.m., Monday-Friday, Intersection will broadcast Q with Jian Ghomeshi, a daily entertainment magazine produced by CBC/Radio-Canada.

The program covers both pop culture and high arts, and includes interviews with a diverse range of figures. The full programming schedule for Intersection 88.5-3 is available online: http://wamu.org/programs.

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The Fight for D.C.'s Budget Freedom

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