Race With History

Race with History – May 2, 2005

When the U.S. first faced the question of what role millions of free African-Americans should play in society, the news press was itself in transition. The popular "penny-press" was beginning to replace newspapers that were connected to political parties. The change would bring new standards to the news media. As journalism became a distinct profession, … Continued


Free Speech Radio News

Free Speech Radio News – April 26, 2005

Police Violence and Corruption Continues in Brazil Demonstrators Stand against Bush’s Plan for Social Security Asia-Africa Summit Closes Argentineans Targeted for Deportation in South Florida 19th Anniversary of Chernobyl as Convention on Nuclear Safety Closes Mumia Abu Jamal Commentary: Journalists Covering the War in Iraq Part 2


Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – April 17, 2005

First Hour Guest Host: Matt Gonzales John Bolton Hearings: Looking at Media Coverage guest Robert Jenson (live in studio) Second Hour Students on world affairs: A Talk with students who participated in the World Affairs Challenge. guest will be 4 students (live in studio)


CounterSpin

Counterspin – April 15, 2005

David Swanson on Bankruptcy Bill, Sarah Posner Low-Power Radio As we record this week’s show, the House is voting on bankruptcy legislation that’s been under discussion for week. Our guest says despite the quantity of coverage, the public still may be confused about what the changes would actually do — and not do — and … Continued


Making Contact

Making Contact – April 15, 2005

Fake News Flap – VNRs and Covert Propaganda You’ve heard of WMDs, but what about VNRs? What are VNRs and how is the government using them as weapons of mass deception? On this week’s edition, we’ll take a look at video news releases and the VNR industry. We’ll see how California’s governor is using them … Continued