Archive | December, 2000

Today the NY Times has

Today the NY Times has a story on the effect of rising rents in San Francisco, with a focus on the Mission neighborhood-based AK Press, which is being forced to leave its building due to its rent being tripled. This is an unfortunate outcome of the renewed interest in cities and urban living and working. […]

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The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center’s

The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center’s Newshour for Dec. 12 is now available for streaming on-line. The program was broadcast on community radio WEFT, as part of a series of IMC produced programs that will air during December and January. Part 1 of the program features local news and announcements. Part 2 has a report and […]

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I’ve made available on-line the

I’ve made available on-line the headline news from today’s show. This is something I’ll try to do each program, featuring at least the headline news and other features if it’s something I’ve personally produced (this week the feature was an outside production which I don’t want to distribute without getting permission). Click here to listen […]

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The new issue of Micro-Film,

The new issue of Micro-Film, the locally produced journal of independent and personal cinema, is out. It’s the first anniversary issue with articles on the Roger Ebert Film Festival 2000, lots of independent films like Godass and Threat, along with opinions and reviews. Ask your local independent book/magazine/zine retailer to stock it, or get info […]

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BAD NEWS: Mbanna Kantako and

BAD NEWS: Mbanna Kantako and Human Rights Radio in Springfield, IL were shut down again by the FCC this past Thursday. Here is the word from Prof. Mike Townsend: At 11:15 AM Thurs.,Nov.30,the FCC agents of repression raided Mbanna Kantako’s Human Rights Radio for the 2nd time in less than 2 months. Before coming to […]

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