Good News: Mbanna Kantako and Human Rights Radio are back on the air in Springfield, IL., reports the Independent Media Center. According to the report, Kantako returned Human Rights Radio to the air Friday afternoon at 3pm Central time, “in defiance of a court order prohibiting him from further broadcasting. This comes after a large-scale […]
Archive | October, 2000
The Continuing Disintegration of Pacifica: This week a memo from Amy Goodman, host of Pacifica’s Democracy Now, to the Pacifica Board of Directors was leaked. The memo outlines the harassment and censorious rules that Pacifica management is forcing on the program, in an effort to strip it of the honest and forthright journalism that has […]
In light of the recent shutdown of Mbanna Kantako’s Human Rights Radio in Springfield, IL, it’s important not to forget about Napoleon Williams and Black Liberation Radio In Decatur, IL, just 40 miles East of Springfield. Napoleon’s station was shut down not by the FCC, but by local authorities who, after years of harassment, finally […]
Christopher Maxwell from the Virginia Center for the Public Press and Radio Free Richmond (VA), sent out the following update on the LPFM battle in Congress, from Senator Robb’s Telecom Legislative Assistant, Jeremy Grant: “still no sign of when we’ll get out of here. the president signed a bill to keep the government temporarily funded […]
On Sunday’s show: I’ll play segment’s from Mbanna Kantako’s tape of the Federal shutdown of his micropower station, Human Rights Radio. I’ll also have updates on the most recent micropower station shutdowns and the final push to convince President Clinton to veto legislation aimed to kill LPFM.