Friday Feedback

Friday Feedback
12:05 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Friday Feedback for December 16, 2011

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The week after a fund drive is a very good one for getting lots of feedback. Listeners who called or wrote in to our one-day drive on December 8th had some interesting comments for us and for our partners, Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity. For every pledge, Build Pro donated a standard 2x4 to be used to construct a Habitat house next spring.

Robert Sherman and Lucy Sherman of Hampstead said:

Leave the BBC alone.

Deborah Ullmer of Wilmington said:

I listen to it every am and my husband and I don’t know what we would do without it.

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Friday Feedback
8:33 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Friday Feedback for December 9, 2011

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A listener who describes himself as a 20-year fan says:

I'm a long-time listener and generous supporter who begins my day at 5AM listening to Morning Edition.

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Friday Feedback
12:05 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Friday Feedback for December 2, 2011

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Listener Paul from Oak Island is not a fan of Diane Rehm. He tweeted:

...sure do wish [Science Friday] was still 2-4pm! . . . thank goodness for podcasts!

And we had a similar message from Ron Cohen, but he prefers that her show

...should be dropped and music substituted. Less irrelevant and purposeless ventilation and more life-affirming music.

Listener Bob wrote what he called his “humble opinions”:

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Friday Feedback
12:05 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Friday Feedback for November 18, 2011

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You may have noticed that the last few weeks’ Feedbacks have had us basking in compliments. Maybe it’s the change from Daylight Saving Time, but we have several of the other kind today.

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Friday Feedback
12:05 am
Fri November 11, 2011

Friday Feedback for November 11, 2011

Listener Melissa called to say she is feeling grumpy about WHQR. She described herself as a longtime listener who donates regularly.

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Friday Feedback
9:42 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Got questions about the election?

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Wednesday, November 9: Political scientist Ralph Kornegay will be our guest live at 7:40 and 8:40 during today's Morning Edition to discuss yesterday's election returns. Send your questions to feedback@whqr.org.

Each week we read questions and comments from WHQR listeners. So whatever's on your mind, good, bad or indifferent about any aspect of our programming or operations, let us hear from you. You can send us an email to feedback@whqr.org and we'll air it on Friday at 7:35 and 8:50 am, and 5:45 pm.

Friday Feedback
8:29 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Friday Feedback for November 4, 2011

This week's topics: WHQR's new website, programming questions, our contact info,  the "people" section, finding the web archives.

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Friday Feedback
10:43 am
Fri October 28, 2011

Friday Feedback for October 28, 2011

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Last week we gave you a sample of some comments made by members who joined WHQR during our Fall fund drive that. Now it’s the turn of some of our renewing members.

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Friday Feedback
10:52 am
Fri October 21, 2011

Friday Feedback for October 21, 2011

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The Friday after a fund drive is always a good source of material for Friday Feedback, and we had a bumper crop this time, with comments from over 800 listener-members. Of course we’re very happy that the drive went over its goal by the stated end last Tuesday, and especially happy that we had pledges from 295 new members. So we decided to limit today’s selections to new members only, to see what the tipping point is that converts a listener into a member.

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Friday Feedback
12:19 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

Friday Feedback - September 23

Wilmington, NC – This week's topics: Diane Rehm, Great American Songbook, Amanda Johnson

Every Friday, Cleve Callison reads and responds to listener comments. Transcripts can also be found at http://whqrfeedback.wordpress.com

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