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“Your Dial Was Made for Revolution!”– The Radio Mutiny Collective (1998) On November 2, 2011, I was riding my bike as close to the barricaded Occupy Oakland’s HQ as possible, listening to live on air coverage of the police brutality … finish reading Occupy Radio! Why Save KUSF, Occupy Wall Street, and Decolonize Oakland need to coordinate
The latest round of the ongoing battle over public broadcasting has concluded, and lo and behold, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting lives. The new budget preserves funding for the CPB at $445 million for 2013, albeit with drastic cuts to … finish reading Would conservatives lose the most if NPR was defunded?
The new all volunteer KPFA Morning Show got a resounding endorsement from Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth this week. The group says its mission is to promote the idea that there is “sufficient evidence to conclude that the World … finish reading 9/11 Truthers say support new KPFA Morning Show (but not too truthfully)
About a year ago I was driving to work along the 17 freeway, which winds through the mountains of Santa Cruz, California, and listening to Brian Edwards-Tiekert on listener supported KPFA-FM in Berkeley’s Morning Show. He was interviewing someone about … finish reading How the KPFA Morning Show almost killed me (and why I want it to live)
The rivals in KPFA’s governance election are in full combat mode these days. Up for grabs are a bunch of seats for delegates on the Pacifica listener-supported signal’s Local Station Board. Two slates are pushing for a majority on the … finish reading Will “community” governance mean a staff bloodbath at KPFA?
As a regular listener to commercial radio stations, I often hear radio ads that I really wish weren’t broadcast, especially later at night. With this post I begin an ongoing series on these spots, my least favorite being the Prolixus … finish reading Should "male thickening" ads be on the radio?
Opinion: It’s election season again at the Pacifica radio network. A historian of the organization explains why he’s not voting. Continue reading
A radio station that staged a prank call to a New York woman claiming that her husband had been badly hurt in a motorcycle accident, then died in a hospital, has received a proposed fine of $16,000 from the Federal … finish reading FCC proposes fine for New York FM station after bogus death notice
The SF Board of Supervisors passed a resolution asking Ed Stolz to bring Energy 92.7, which critics see as part of a “pressure campaign” that includes, well, me. Continue reading