fix articles 131153, wpfw
PACIFICA RADIO BOARD SECRETLY OK'S BANKRUPTCY FILING & SEEKS NY SIGNAL SWAP (tags)
In secret meetings on Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, the Pacifica Foundation National Board, which governs the 5-station nonprofit progressive radio network, voted over strong opposition to authorize its executives to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and initiate an effort to make a lucrative deal to swap the frequency of iconic New York station WBAI with another station holding a less desirable signal position.
WPFW needs a home, not scare tactics about a corporate takeover (tags)
Some WPFW programmers are making an underhanded power play by framing a new lease as a corporate takeover
Race and National Origin at Pacifica Why You Should Care (tags)
Turn on your radio. Spin the dial. Companies like clear channel and Cox own well in excess of 3000 broadcast outlets. That's how most of us get our information. Pacifica exists to counter that. It has only 5 stations, but in major cities, With $400,000,000 in assests and 16 million in yearly budget the foundation is the single most valuable asset of the left. Under one vision it would move to the right, under another it would recruit activists to actually create media.
Community Says WPFW LAB Gots Ta GO!!! (tags)
Furious over the firing of interim General Manager Tony Regusters, members of the WPFW community converged on the LAB meeting to demand justice. However, LAB asserts they had no influence in the firing.
"Democracy Now!" BLACKED-OUT By DC's WPFW, AGAIN! (tags)
A live debate on DemocrayNow! between a lead Pacifica hijacking board member John Murdock (of the union-busting law firm Epstein Becker and Green) and Juan Gonzalez, the co-host of DemocracyNow!, was censored by Pacifica Executive Director, Bessie Wash, who is also the general manager of Pacifica's DC station WPFW.