Archive | March, 2002

mediageek radio show 3/22/02: angels of the public interest @ the fcc; homelessness marathon host loses radio program

mediageek radio show 3/22/02: angels of the public interest @ the fcc; homelessness marathon host loses radio program Listen to the whole program in Real Audio (30 min), or choose a segment: Part 1 (17 min): Reports on the Angels of the Public Interest protest at the FCC. Amy Aidman, project coordinator for the Illinois […]

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AFL-CIO Says Keep Ban on Cross-Ownership

AFL-CIO Says Keep Ban on Cross-Ownership My friend Peter Miller, who produces the Illinois Labor Hour on WEFT, alerted me to the following news item from the AFL-CIO’s weekly newsletter: KEEP MEDIA OWNERSHIP RULE–The AFL-CIO Department for Professional Employees has joined with consumer advocates and civil rights groups to support retaining the Federal Communications Commission […]

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Former Pacifica Reporters Settle Strike

Former Pacifica Reporters Settle Strike The reporters who now produce the daily Free Speech Radio News have voted to approve the Pacifica Board’s resolution to end the strike the reporters have been holding against Pacifica since 2000. Free Speech Radio News will remain an independent program, but is carried by Pacifica’s satellite system for carriage […]

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Adbusters Speaks at Madison

Adbusters Speaks at Madison The Madison IMC has audio and an article from a talk given by the creative director and art director of Adbusters magazine, the “journal of the mental environment.” The talk was geared towards artists and designers, which is a group that Adbusters has been actively courting to join in their fight […]

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On Today’s mediageek Radio Show

On Today’s mediageek Radio Show Today on the mediageek radio show I’ll be interviewing Jeremy Alderson, aka ‘Nobody,’ host of the annual Homeless Marathon on his being taking off the air at his former home station, WEOS in Geneva, NY. Alderson’s political talk show covered issues in biotech which apparently didn’t sit well with neighboring […]

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