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Occupy Radio! Why Save KUSF, Occupy Wall Street, and Decolonize Oakland need to coordinate

“Your Dial Was Made for Revolution!”– The Radio Mutiny Collective (1998) On November 2, 2011, I was riding my bike as close to the barricaded Occupy Oakland’s HQ as possible, listening to live on air coverage of the police brutality from nationally syndicated radio talk show host, Mike Malloy. I felt, again, the revolutionary potential […]

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KPFA: scenes from Occupy Oakland

KPFA: scenes from Occupy Oakland

In its normative helter skelter way, Pacifica radio is providing ongoing coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Several weeks ago I posted a piece critical of New York station WBAI’s lack of live coverage of the activities in Zuccoti Park and elsewhere around the area. Since then ‘BAI has launched Occupy Wall Street Radio […]

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Occupy Wall Street organizers will hold live interactive teleconference on Wednesday

Occupy Wall Street organizers Justin Wedes and Sandra will hold a live interactive Tele-Forum on Wednesday, October 19. The call-in will begin at 4:00 PM EST (1:00 PM PST, USA) and last for an hour and thirty minutes. “During this Tele-Forum we will have an in-depth and interactive discussion with two of the OWS movement’s […]

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Occupy Wall Street occupies the airwaves, too

Occupy Wall Street occupies the airwaves, too

This post by John Anderson originally appeared at DIYmedia.net and is republished here by permission. Two decades ago, thousands of people took to the air without permission from the FCC to protest the agency’s draconian policies regarding access to the airwaves. The microradio movement conducted a campaign of electronic civil disobedience, demonstrating that there was […]

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NPR: We R2 covering Occupy Wall Street!

It appears that NPR is smarting from charges that it has given the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York City and elsewhere short shrift when it comes to coverage of the demonstrations. We’ve noticed some discontent in this area, and so has NPR’s ombudsman in his latest post, citing one complaint from a listener […]

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Is NPR really covering the Wall Street protests?

NPR ran a story this morning on npr.org about yesterday’s Occupy Wall Street/Brooklyn Bridge arrests. The piece, bylined as “NPR STAFF AND WIRES,” noted that 700 OWS protesters were arrested for marching on a bridge road. The problem, as this YouTube video indicates, is that the cops appear to have led the demonstrators onto the […]

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