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Free Radio Olympia Off the Air

The long-standing unlicensed station Free Radio Olympia is off the air as of May 22 in order to avoid a probable raid from the FCC. However, they are maintaining their internet stream at their website. Here’s the story according to an email sent to FRO allies: Free Radio Olympia ceased transmitting its signal over the […]

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Dispatch from Oaxaca: Breaking the Communication Blockade

I received the following email from George Salzman yesterday: Oaxaca, 3 May 2007 Friends, I fully endorse this call for support of popular radio in Oaxaca from Tonee Mello, who initiated the Oaxaca Study-Action Group with me in December 2005. Here’s Tonee’s message: Subject: [oaxacastudyactiongroup] APPEAL From: Tonee Mello Date: Wed, 2 May 2007 17:02:55 […]

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Arthur, on the Rocks, into the Drink

I’ve only seen Arthur magazine a handful of times, picking it up in various record stores or bookstores in random cities and places — I think I found it once in my home base Champaign, IL. I always enjoyed this free publication because it seemed freewheeling, with truly interesting interviews and reviews, and not published […]

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NYC Grassroots Media Conference

For the 4th time independent media makers will be gathering in New York City this coming Saturday, Feb. 24, at the NYC Grassroots Media Conference. There’s workshops, film screenings and art galore. This year’s conference theme is, Media and Movements Beyond Borders: This year, the NYC Grassroots Media Conference seeks to ask: What are the […]

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Homelessness Marathon Starts Tuesday at 7 PM EST

I’ve been completely remiss in not posting about the 10th annual Homelessness Marathon, airing on community radio stations across the continent beginning Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 7 PM EST, ending at 9 AM the following morning. The marathon highlights the problem of homelessness and gives people who are homeless an opportunity to participate and speak […]

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