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 […]
Although it has fallen out of the US mainstream news, a people’s uprising is still going strong in Oaxaca, Mexico, spurred on by the June 14 attacks by Mexican government forces on the striking teachers’ tent city in Oaxaca City. One main reasons for the attack was to destroy the teachers’ free radio station Radio […]
All this year on the mediageek blog and radioshow I’ve been covering proposed changes to telelcommunications law and policy that have been roughly lumped together as the Telecom Act of 2006. But we’re still feeling the effects of the last major revision of our telecommunications and media environment that happened with the Telecommunications Act of […]
The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is on the McDonald’s Truth Tour 2006: The Real Rights Tour! Today they stopped in Champaign-Urbana for the afternoon, making an appearance on the U-C IMC‘s low-power station WRFU and joining a community potluck dinner at the IMC. A couple of folks on the tour were also nice enough to […]
A couple of days ago I posted about locked out CBC workers running on-line radio station, hoping that they would podcast so that listeners wouldn’t be beholden to a schedule for dialing in. Little did I know that Canadian radio blogger Tod Maffin had already done that at Odeo.com and the iTunes music store.
Maffin has made the podcasts an adjunct to a blog dedicated to the strike, CBCunplugged.com.