Archive | November, 2006

Revving up the Dirty War in Oaxaca

George Salzman has sent another update from the situation in Oaxaca, Mexico, which he has posted in full at his own website: Oaxaca, Saturday 11 Nov 2006 Friends, The Oaxaca State and Mexican federal governments are unleashing a dirty war against the widespread social rebellion in Oaxaca, in the hope of smashing it as clandestinely […]

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Pacifica and Uneasy Listening

This year historian Matthew Lasar published a recounting of what he calls the civil war inside of the Pacifica Foundation, where community radio began at KPFA in Berkeley, CA, titled Uneasy Listening. I haven’t yeat read the book, but it’s on my list. I very much enjoyed Lasar’s first book on Pacifica, Pacifica Radio: The […]

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Is Tribune Not Optimistic about the Demise of the Cross-Ownership Ban?

Reports today say that the Tribune company is starting to shop around its top TV station properties, including WGN in Chicago, KTLA-TV in Los Angeles and WPIX-TV in New York. Although the company will reap pretty good money from the sale, it’s an interesting move that contradicts the company’s position so far. Up to now […]

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