Special Programming

Sunday Morning – July 15, 2007

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Sunday with Peter Laufer takes on communication in the public space, with a look at murals with political content and the verasity of news-oriented blogs.

Susan Cervantes, the executive director of the Precita Mural
Arts Center in San Francisco discusses the role of public art in
society and the projects of the Precita Center.

Norm Gover, a board member of the Peace Center of Marin, recounts the
travails of his organization as it attempts to get government approval
for a mural on a grocery store wall in Fairfax.

Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur:
How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture, takes on the blogoshere.
He is rebutted by Jane Hamsher, founder of the blog
firedoglake.com.

Listener calls make it clear that this is no black and white issue.

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