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July 2017 Honduras coup update (tags)
This July 2017 in Honduras. A sociology student is hunted down and murdered, in the backdrop of a lot of persecution against uni students including arrests, violent evictions, 5 years suspensions. Several leaders of indigenous organisation Copinh were attempted against twice, with the intention of pushing them all over the edge
An Open Letter To Sonali Kolhatkar, Host Of Uprising On KPFK (tags)
Pacifica management and KPFK and KPFA's manager Richard Pirodsky has enlisted KPFK host Sonali Kolhtatkar to support the cancellation of the Morning MIx locally produced community radio shows on KPFA so she can have a drive time slot. This has brought a torrent of anger of listeners and supporters of KPFA in Norther California and many are calling on Kolhatkar to abandon her plans to support the removal of KPFA local community programming on prime time. The newly appointed executive director Bernard Duncan was brought in by Pacifica Board Chair Margy Wilkinson despite the fact that he was discharged from KPFK for financial malfeasance. This was also supported by Dan Siegel and his law firm which is backing the cancellation of local community programming.
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 ?
FCC Decision Opens Radio Airwaves Nationwide (tags)
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.
Delivery of 50,000 Letters Demanding St. Paul Drop Charges Against Journalists (tags)
On Friday morning, local advocates and independent journalists will deliver more that 50,000 petitions to St. Paul City Hall calling on Mayor Chris Coleman and local law enforcement officials to drop all charges against journalists arrested while covering protests outside the Republican National Convention.
Community Radio station set aflame in the Philippines: staff injured, military blamed (tags)
In the latest attack over free media in the Philippines, Radyo Cagavano, a community radio station run by farmers and supported by the left-wing Bayan Muna party, was burned down and its staff member injured and robbed at gun-point. The radio station employees suspect the Philippine Army. Since Gloria Macapagal became President in Feburary 2001, 42 journalists have been murdered. AMARC, the World Association of Community Radio Stations, is organizing a campaign to demand justice for the people of Radyo Cagayano. (includes pictures provided by Kodao Productions from Quezon City, Philippines. Kodao Productions, another AMARC member, is spearheading the national campaign in the Philippines.)
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTIONS THE 19 AND 28 OF MAY FOR ATENCO (tags)
SUMMARY FROM THE INTERGALACTIC COMMISSION OF THE EZLN OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS HELD IN SOLIDARITY WITH ATENCO
Radio Maclovio Rojas Márquez (tags)
'Radio Macloviana'as a 5 month series of workshops in the colonia Maclovio Rojas Márquez, southeast of Tijuana Baja California México. With the pobladores de Maclovio, we've completed a 5 hour radio documentary re: the life/struggle of this colonia. Currently we're raising funds to pay for Maclovio's own permanent studio/transmitter equpiment. Please give/pass the word! Tlazokamti, AMK
some words from the NarcoNews journalist Al Giordano that could inspire us today to reclaim the Media and specially the TVs:
Violent Repression in Oaxaca, Mexico on 1/25...Support Needed! (tags)
Information on the most recent Mexican government sponsored repression against Indigenous communities in Oaxaca. After two shots to the chest and abdomen, Jaime Betanzos remains in serious condition.
Committee to Protect Journalists is a Fraud (tags)
I hope everyone reads this...
Open Letter To Committee to Protect Journalists (tags)
I write to inform you of specific acts and immediate threats against journalists in Venezuela, and to ask you 12 questions, as a journalist, about your organization's previous statements regarding press freedom issues in that country. I hope that your organization will take immediate action to defend these journalists at risk, and that you will offer full and honest answers to the 12 questions.
Bird Street Media Takes To The Airwaves! (tags)
Low Power FM Community Radio conference coming up April 13th and 14th in Oroville, CA. Part of the growing media democracy movement.
Juan Gonzalez to Speak Aug. 25 (tags)
Activist and Journalist Juan Gonzalez to Address Groundbreaking Bilingual Gathering to Reclaim Community Access to KPFK-Pacifica.