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You too can quit the Chinese Communist Party and get a Low Power FM station

About a year ago, just as the Federal Communications Commission was approving applications for Low Power FM construction permits, I wrote up a list of contenders with the most attention grabbing names. These include Bakersfield Burrito, Shaggers, Electron Benders, and Rusting Sprocket Art. But the most intriguing applicant, at least for me, was the Global […]

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World Radio Day

Radio dissenters: the global struggle for free speech

As the United Nation’s UNESCO agency celebrates World Radio Day, it is important to remember that independent radio broadcasters around the globe face constant hostility from their governments. They must contend with regimes that politicize the licensing process, explicitly forbid free speech, or even prosecute radio hosts in the courts. Radio Survivor has covered many […]

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Vietnam cracks down on Falun Gong pirate radio

Vietnam cracks down on Falun Gong pirate radio

The advocacy group Reporters Without Borders says that the Chinese government has “successfully pressured” Vietnam to arrest two Falun Gong members who operated an unauthorized short wave station out of that country. “The organization is worried by this latest evidence of Chinese influence over its Asian neighbors in matters concerning media freedom, and urges the […]

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