fix articles 19684, local station board
"It's a Wonderful Life": Jurors Protect a Family-Business From a "Potter" Type Nemesis (tags)
A Downtown Los Angeles Courtroom Becomes "Bedford Falls" for a Day as Milt and Edies Burbank Neighborhood Dry Cleaners Overcomes "The Power of Money" and Retains Adequate Parking for Its Legions of Loyal Customers
KPFK LSB statement on DAPL arrests (tags)
the KPFK Local Station Board passed this
KPFK :must VOTE by 9/30 to local board. (tags)
Below is a REPOST from a dedicated volunteer of KPFK who wants everyone to Vote, while providing his preferences for those not already decided. ACT NOW. Call the radio station for ballot if one was not rec'd but you qualify : 1-818-985-2711 x1 Deadline for returning the ballots is Sept 30! dont delay. If not enough voters act, the 'losers' who did not qualify in prior elections will now take their un-won positions instead ! No Fair ! A quorum must be met to have LSB members change and improve and have new voices run KPFK and 4 will also be nominated to be on Pacifica's board from all on LSB.
SAVE KPFK & PACIFICA: VOTE IN THIS CRUCIAL ELECTION! (tags)
Vital KPFK Local Station Board election is ongoing. June 30th, 2016 deadline for becoming eligible member-voter. Go to KPFK.org, press DONATE button and donate $25. Deadline for candidate nomination is also June 30th. Please also sign petition to Bring Back Roy "of Hollywood" Tuckman's Stolen Hours.
KPFK radio elections for LSB coming Quick ! (tags)
KPFK radio station is having an election and deadline for nominations is soon !!! JUNE 30, 2016 So anyone interested to join the Local Station Board can call station for further information/ requirements and procedures at: 1-818- 985-2711 NOW ! delays mean others will usurp positions where someone like YOU can help improve the morass and mess that is encumbering Your Radio Station [membership owned, non-profit corporation, always needing money...etc. ]
KPFK Local Station Board Elections In-Progress (tags)
KPFK has begun the election process for its 2016 Local Station Board. The nomination process began on June 1, 2016 at 9:00 am PST and will close on June 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm PST. There are currently three Staff and nine Listener-Sponsor positions up for election.
KPFK votes in local board. Join them in meeting. (tags)
After lots of conflict and infighting, the elections reveal the new LSB members and delegates to Pacifica board. At the Jan 24 @ 1pm meeting , the rest of us, public-members of KPFK, can see and maybe meet, the board - those who can maybe influence how the radio station runs or continues to fail it's sponsors. At an easy to find location. see KPFK.org for details under 'events' on home page.
KPFK'S under Pacifica's Board- LAST CHANCE TO VOTE JAN 4 (tags)
Now or never is the TIME TO VOTE for Pacifica's National Board, the Pacifica umbrella that reigns over KPFK, plus 4 other radio stations nationwide. Jan 4th - MONDAY is deadline.... Act now or watch any chance of having input diminished or maybe even removed...... owch !
Update on WHAT IS HAPPENING AT KPFK and what can be done & elections (tags)
This is a repost of a message to a list, then forwarded to the LAAMN list, and now here.
KPFK of long ago had different views.... (tags)
A KPFK FOLIO of 1967 has editorial that shows how closer to it's origins there was open discussion and sharing with listeners ideas, questions, and even the monthly mailing of a filmy printed schedule with original artworks, poetry and even an editorial. This is one found that seems to talk about 'those long ago' days and times but that also reveals a different attitude that was then Available and Allowed at Our Radio Station. KPFK 90.7 FM radio.
KPFK in MeltDown.NOW. (tags)
KPFK seems to be sliding down....hill...into financial decay...so say the paid-staff-programmers, now, finally admitting what has not been on-air told before. Or changing owners maybe ? Wont know till After it all Fallllls away ?
The Pacifica Radio Network and "local control" (tags)
SaveKPFA are the majority caucus on the elected KPFA Local Station Board (LSB). Their delegates to the Pacifica National Board (PNB) are also in the majority there. "Local control" has always been a main plank of their platform, but in February, the PNB cast a vote that seemed to institutionalize the exact opposite.
KPFK is an integral part of Pacifica... problems infect our LA station. (tags)
KPFK is an integral part of Pacifica... problems infect our LA station. Indymedia appears to be the only site where updates and iinformation-sharing on what is happening on extentions of what is OUR RADIO station - paid for by subscribers/ stakeholders ! - KPFK. The dearth of access, transparency and discussion in LA anywhere on line speaks to the secrecy and denial with impunity that is occuring daily in our radio sphere, while demanding more and more $$$$ from us ...or else.. here is more to learn, ask, share and perhaps even to get involved in any ways possible - including attending the confict-full, argumentative, and uncourteous harrangues at the Local Station Board on March 22, 1 pm in WLA See KPFK.org for details, under 'events'.
Updating chaotic crumblings at Pacifica - affects KPFK too. (tags)
Events continue in the higher levels of a mixed-up Pacifica Fdtn with who is in charge and who is not and who has authority and who claims what. With most in Los Angeles not extending to keep up with details as others derail and destroy what was before a ‘radical’ variety of programming at KPFK, along with it’s sponsors, here are reposted excerpts to both advise, inform, and urge activism in any form an Indy reader will dare to help the mess from spilling over and out into KPFK and so into our lives here. Fuller information is available at the links provided here. Note that excerpts are for *Relevant Clarification * and those that may be pertinent how KPFK in LA is affected by what else is currently being disputed, declared and not questioned. The many detracting claims and counterclaims affect the operations and functionings of Pacifica Fdtn and it’s 5 stations, More specific detailed info can be read in the entire articles/ reports written by Tracy Rosenberg at the links included at facebook: “United for Community Radio KPFA “. Though the stories appear to emphasize the sibling station in Berkeley KPFA, the results affect our Local KPFK radio station 90.7 FM in LA equally, even when our station's ID is ignored in their stories. It was our own KPFK prior GM who was laddered Up into Pacifica's interim Exe Director position, but by Berkeley's group and it was not even discussed at the local KPFK LSB in April. Why ?
Pacifica voting in secret with no accountability? Is this part of KPFK ? (tags)
Counterpunch is now publishing wrong info ? Who gave them that information about Pacifica? How confusing. Another commentator disclosed here at Indymedia how Pacifica Nat'l Bd voted to deselect the hired Exe Director. But the numbers and facts never add up correctly. Nor can results be explained and no names of voters are named. And KPFK's Local Station Board meetings have a fight club mentality and provides no factual helpful information either. Ask their LSB for more accurate info here: firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer Reese is the Pacifica Foundation’s Abe Lincoln (tags)
Is the Pacifica Foundation Board Trying to Dissolve the Foundation’s Five Station Union, Place Each Station’s Broadcast License under Local Ownership, Sell WBAI into the Commercial Marketplace and Distribute the Proceeds as "Endowments" to the Remaining 4 Stations?
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
KPFK TOWN HALL meeting for all Sept 18 (tags)
KPFK?s Local Station Board is organizing a Town Hall Meeting for Sunday, September 18, 2011. 3pm ? 6pm Location: Forshay Lodge 9635 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, California 90232
KPFK opportunity to talk to staff finally (tags)
KPFA's GOP Activist (tags)
A Republican activist at KPFA? She is chair of the GOP in San Francisco and a rising star in her party. Her husband is a former KPFA board member who contributed $250 to the GOP last year.
SOME OF US ARE BRAVE NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT! (tags)
KPFK INTERIM MANAGER ALAN MINSKY CUT AIR TIME FOR BLACK PROGRAMMERS AND INCREASED AIR TIME FOR WHITE PROGRAMMERS. REMOVED LATINO SHOWS FROM SATURDAYS.
Voting for GrassrootsKPFK: It Matters (tags)
Another repost from TakeBackKPFK.org (a letter they received from a board member), this time on who to vote for and why. The website admits it's partisan, but there is some insight into what's at stake in these elections.
Grace Aaron, former interim Executive Director and Board Chair, Sues Pacifica (tags)
Grace Aaron, who rose to Pacifica "fame" with the Committee to Strengthen KPFK," is suing the Foundation
Ringside @KPFK (tags)
The fix is in for the 2010 KPFK elections. The only question is, who's it in for?
Another KPFK Local Station Board election is fast approaching and your vote COUNTS!! (tags)
Make sure your membership is up-to-date prior to the deadline of June 30, 2010.
"If I don't hear the word 'oppressed people' for a while (on Pacifica), I'll be happy.... (tags)
KPFA Workers & Community Speak Up, Manager "Resigns": Politics of Latest Management Change (tags)
The departure of KPFA General Manager Lemlem Rijio was an open secret debated prior to the public announcement and a News commentary on her "resignation." A group of staff and supporters had campaigned to reverse the Local Station Board's supposed termination vote in a confidential executive session. Their talking points are summarized and addressed here. Other KPFA workers and community members stated that removing the GM was necessary to correct the station's deteriorating finances and declining listener support, to restore democratic process and respect for Pacifica's bylaws and mission. Under the Rijio-Lilley regime the gains of the Free Pacifica movement and democratic institutions at KPFA were obstructed, subverted or shut down.
KPFA Manager "Resigns" (tags)
KPFA's General Manager was forced to resign by the LSB amd PNB, but the anti-democratic faction she represented protested, putting out much misinformation about the termination and her performance as GM, even compromising the integrity of the KPFA news to present their one sided spin.
4 FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST PACIFICA RADIO FORMER LEGAL COUNSEL DAN SIEGEL AND BAMBI (tags)
Dan Siegel is being sued along with Bambi and 99 other as-yet-unnamed co-defendants for conspiring to quit his paid position as Pacifica Radio's Legal Counsel in order to serve as an unpaid member of the KPFA Berkeley Local Station Board. The lawsuit is widely seen as a political witch hunt as Pacifica drifts to the right in pursuit of monied white middle class donors.
Injunction Hearing Set in WBAI Election Suit (tags)
A court injunction was requested as part of a suit brought by a group of listeners, staff and local station board candidates challenging the integrity of the election process which has been stopped and rescheduled numerous times since last summer. Among the listed plaintiffs is someone who has already been in the news in the past week - civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart, a local station board candidate heading the Justice and Unity ticket.
KPFK's LSB meeting to attend and be part of the vocal community too (tags)
KPFK members may think CHANGES are not needed so should not occur...??? (tags)
Why are so many objecting to any changes attempted at Our Radio Station funded by listeners at KPFK ?
Open Letter to KPFK Management and Local Station Board on New Programming Schedule (tags)
Open Letter to KPFK Management and Local Station Board on New Programming Schedule Carta Abierta a la Gerencia y Mesa Directiva de la radio KPFK sobre su nueva programacion.
KPFK's elections for LSB have few voters, so who represents us ? (tags)
Election Supervisor wrote on KPFK website: "Over 17, 000 ballots were mailed out to our eligible KPFK Listener-Membership. LESS THAN 1,200 BALLOTS HAVE BEEN RETURNED" So what does this mean about representation and who cares ? anyone ?
Toward an Understanding of the Causes of KPFK's Conflict: A Voters' Guide (tags)
Looking for the truth at KPFK? Check this out, by a long-time insider. Read this, and get your ballot in by Thursday.
THE NEWS CRISIS AT PACIFICA (tags)
An unholy alliance of truthists, sectarians, and voting system fanatics, led by an unwilling reject of the Church of Scientology, have used the new governance structure to take control of the commanding heights of Pacifica’s management.
How Grace Aaron Came to Run Pacifica (tags)
An untold chapter on the tactics used by Aaron and her CTSK to win the 2007 election at KPFK that propelled her climb to controlling Pacifica Radio.
KPFA/Pacifica: Conn Hallinan misinforms Doug Henwood (tags)
an intriguing email exchange
Pacifica's NY - WBAI stewards exposed misinformation that needs corrections...see here ..l (tags)
this is a repost from a blog article and information intended to reveal corrections to other Pacifica-WBAI writers claiming & blaming, as usual, for their own mistakes and lack of efficiency....see original as well as corrections below
Pacifica Network(CA) Fires Program Director of WBAI FM(NY)! VIDEO ft.Rosa Clemente (tags)
Video of Bernard White speaking about his firing as Program Director from Pacifica station WBAI. Bernard White contextualizes his firing as Program Director of WBAI in the larger struggle for the direction of the Pacifica Network. Details financial interests in the station and divisive tactics used against him. Other members of the WBAI community make comments denouncing the firing and supporting the station.
KPFA's manager attends a board meeting (tags)
KPFA is the Pacifica sister station in the Bay Area of Northern California
Pacifica Radio Coup Redux Part II (tags)
New York: An Examination of the Current Coup Attempt at WBAI With Reference to the KPFA Takeover in 2000
Pacifica Radio Coup Redux (tags)
New York News Flash: Coup at WBAI Radio (99.5 FM) Pacifica National Orders Locks Changed on WBAI Transmitter
What's happening to Pacifica's NY station - WBAI ? (tags)
Alert !!! Find out about a proposal soon to put WBAI into “internal receivership”...Please share this information widely and confirm it as necessary. No false rumors necessary. Let's see what is happening so close to our own KPFK radio station. Does this affect KPFK's financial standing too? Tell us what you know too.
Between the Minutes: Scenes from a KPFA board meeting (tags)
There's an authoritarian left, and there's a democratic left. KPFA's Local Station Board is where the twain meet, but not always in good faith.
How To Lose Pacifica, and How To Save It (tags)
As a member of KPFK's Local Station Board, I've been asked repeatedly to explain what's happening at the community radio station. This is my letter to the Pacifica National Board, KPFK's parent organization. I paint the PNB members with a broad brush here, and some individual members were as forthcoming as they could be under the hammer of "breaching confidentiality.". What we never got were official explanations. The Pacifica National Board can be reached at email@example.com.
For KPFK/Pacifica Fans: Feedback Wanted (tags)
At its meeting on Tuesday, November 11, the Local Station Board Delegates will be voting on changes to the Pacifica Bylaws. The Bylaws took more than a year of contention and lawsuits to assemble, and changes should be carefully considered. Overall, the changes, included below with comments for and against, increase the amount of business the Pacifica National Board can do and increase its efficiency in doing that business. The downside is reduced member and listener participation in the process. As an LSB member, I would like to hear your thoughts on these important revisions before voting. You can comment here or email me privately, or you can voice your opinion at the LSB meeting, at 7:00 at Palms Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2908 Robertson Place, Los Angeles. The Church is located 3 blocks north of National Blvd. and the I-10, to the east of S. Robertson Blvd. LA buses 220 and 534 and Big Blue Bus 12 are within walking distance.
Trail of Responsibility for KPFA Beating Incident Leads to KPFK Gang of Three (tags)
Controversial KPFK talk show host Lila Garrett called the Pacifica National Director involved in the beating incident, "a really good executive director of Pacifica."
KPFK Talk Show Host Lila Garrett Used Air Time to Propagandize Slate Mailer Faction (tags)
Controversial KPFK Talk Show Host Lila Garrett praised and claimed major KPFK progress by the slate mailer Local Station Board faction. Faction opponents disagree and dispute the propriety of her using air time to promote faction candidates.
KPFK 90.7 FM LA On-Air Tributes to Don White (tags)
KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles On-Air Tributes to Don White Tuesday on Margaret Prescod, on Sojourner Truth, Tuesday June 24, 7-8 am (PST) and Wednesday June 25th from 8-9 am (PST) on Uprising with Sonali Kohatkar
KPFK Listener Outrage at Censorship of Ralph Nader's Interview by Amy Goodman at 9 a.m. (tags)
KPFK ran a second hour of Uprising at 9 a.m. and preempted Amy Goodman's interview with Ralph Nader on Democracy Now. Some observers think censoring Nader during fund raising is stupid.
KPFK: Minutemen in the House (tags)
KPFK's General Manager Search Committee turned into a farce when 2 staff members, later to join the search committee, put the station at risk of a lawsuit to spread the word that they wouldn't have another Black woman and one who supports immigrants for their general manager.
Dan Siegel & Pacifica Radio (tags)
Dan Siegel is now both interim Executive Director and General Counsel for Pacifica. He intervened in last fall's KPFA board election to help insure a victory for the Sherry Gendelman slate. Meanwhile, the board election at WBAI, the Pacifica sister station in New York, was even more blatantly corrupt than the one at KPFA, and it became the subject of a court case. In this letter, counsel for the plaintiffs tells the Pacifica National Board (PNB) that Dan Siegel is "an unreliable source of legal advice and facts about this lawsuit."
Last KPFK Latina Fights To Keep Board Seat (tags)
Yolanda Anguiano calls on community to save her seat on the KPFK Local Station Board.
KPFK Disenfranchised? (tags)
If you didn't get a KPFK ballot, here's how to tell the powers-that-be.
How To Rig a KPFK Election (tags)
"It now seems likely that the Committee, with anonymous financial backing, negotiated with election officials to delay the date for mailing ballots to coordinate with the mailing of their $6-$7,000 mailer promoting their slate of candidates. Meanwhile, unfinanced independent candidates began their campaign on schedule, unaware of the backroom maneuverings."
Donna Warren and John Wenger are not recommended by Independents and Grassroots Greens (tags)
An Open Letter from a group of long-time Green Party members and other independent community activists who are running for KPFK's Local Station Board Election exposing anomalies about the candidacies of Donna Warren and John Wenger.
XENOPHOBIA and the KPFK ELECTIONS (tags)
This is Eben Rey, Committee to Strengthen KPFK staff candidate for the local station board.
KPFK and Pacifica Need Good Governance (tags)
Can a "Clean Slate" of candidates for the KPFK Local Station Board rescue the station and the Pacifica Network from internal turmoil, legal challenges and financial collapse?
A Letter from the Interim GM of KPFK (tags)
The current state of KPFK and our commitment to continue providing programming of benefit to the progressive movements in and around Los Angeles
Battle of the Board at KPFA in Northern CA (tags)
from KPFA in Northern California. Two letters on the election for the Local Station Board at KPFA
(another, smaller) Stolen Election (tags)
After a struggle for democratic elections that nearly destroyed a progressive radio network, local elections at KPFK are besmirched by unchecked money, influence, and confusion.
kpfk local station board elections (tags)
i'm running for local station board. & looking for your support!
LSB: the listener's voice at KPFA (Pacifica Radio) (tags)
Descent into the gnarly tangle: the epidemiology of advanced parliamentarianism at KPFA--a yearlong empirical study in causes and possible treatments
Pacifica Radio--the old regime's legacy at KPFA (tags)
The slow motion takeover of KPFA began in 1992 and reached its climax in 1999. During those years, the highjackers recruited assistants, trained proteges and created a culture which permeates the station to this day. It's the background of today's ongoing struggle at KPFA's Local Station Board (LSB).
A Network At War (tags)
Since ostensiblly winning a campaign to recapture the small progressive Pacifica network that spanned years, involving at one time three seperate lawsuits, and 10's of thousands of its active listerners, the tiny network is once again at war with itself.....Having, along with senior producer Ryme Kakthouda, joined in filing complaints of discrimination on basis of national origin and ethnicity at the last meeting of our national board in NYC, (http://dc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/120524/index.php) and with women angry about sexism, and the networks failure to do anything more than deny its existence, planning an actual march on Berkley to file similar complaints next month, all matters likely to head into litigation within a matter of weeks now, this seemed like a good time to carve up all the sacred cows.
Sex Discrimination Suit Filed Against Pacifica Station KPFA (tags)
Sex Discrimination Suit Filed Against KPFA > > Community radio station KPFA was served on Monday with a lawsuit filed by Noelle Hanrahan, former producer and co-host of Flashpoints, the station’s drive-time public affairs broadcast. Also named in the complaint are Pacifica Foundation, Flashpoints executive producer Dennis Bernstein, and ex-general manager, Jim Bennett. > > Among the charges in the complaint are sexual harassment and sex discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Report: Tallying Ballots for the 2nd KPFK Local Station Board Election. 12/4/2004 (tags)
An on-location video report on the process of tallying ballots and other election issues for Pacifica's Los Angeles radio station KPFK's second Local Station Board (LSB) elections. Includes an interviews with Pacifica National Election Supervisor Kenny Mostern. (23:40)
KPFK ELECTION RESULTS (tags)
~~~ The national election supervisor just announced the official KPFK Local Station Board results: the elected listener-sponsor candidates, in the order of highest votes, are:
Border Blaster Continues to Interfere with kpfK Signal (tags)
Yesterday afternoon power failed on Mount Wilson and Pacifica's kpfK ceased transmission for over one hour. Most LA listeners tuned to 90.7 FM could clearly hear classical musical being broadcast from Tijuana station XLNC.
KPFK's Feminist Magazine and Phyllis Chesler (tags)
This email is being circulated by a group of concerned KPFK listeners.
Corrected KPFK LSB PNB results (tags)
Listener Delegates Julie Rodriguez, David Adelson, and Donna Warren, and Staff Delegate Sonali Kolhatkar elected on Wed, 2/18/2004 by KPFK Local Station Board to Pacifica National Board. Correction of vote totals.
KPFK LSB PNB vote results (tags)
Listener Delegates Julie Rodriguez, David Adelson, and Donna Warren, and Staff Delegate Sonali Kolhatkar elected on Wed, 2/18/2004 by KPFK Local Station Board to Pacifica National Board
Sonali Kolhatkar on Media Democracy and KPFK elections (tags)
Sonali Kolhatkar talks on "Media Democracy, and the Growing Media Reform Movement", with Potluck & "Meet and Greet" PIRCR Candidates for KPFK's Local Station Board
Pacifica's New Bylaws: A Victory for All of Us (tags)
The third (of five) radio station advisory boards voted Saturday for an historic set of bylaws for the Pacifica radio network. This was the last hurdle required under a Settlement Agreement to get the anti-war network back on track, and ends a period of vicious acrimony within the Pacifica community, which has important reprecussions for all Independent media in the United States.