Posted by: Doug Henwood | October 31, 2010

Lunacy at KPFA

No doubt many of you are sick of the whole Pacifica mess, but this is really important: if these layoffs go down, it’s gonna be 9/11 and chemtrails. From the excellent historian of Pacifica, Matthew Lasar: How the KPFA Morning Show almost killed me (and why I want it to live) | Radio Survivor.

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  1. Any chance that people can found a new alternative radio network (thereby letting Pacifica stew in its own mess), or would that be too damned expensive to do now a days?

  2. Broadcast radio would be impossible, Jim, which is why this rot is so tragic. Pacifica has strong signals in 5 major metro areas – NY, SF Bay, LA, DC, Houston – with the potential to reach 25% of hte US pop. Of course, our listenership is now rather tiny. But what a resource, going to waste. We might could try to start some sort of virtual radio network on the web, though. Will have to talk with the dwindling posse of the sane.

  3. […] From Doug Henwood. His excellent show, Behind The News, on Pacifica affiliate WBAI is probably in peril too. No doubt many of you are sick of the whole Pacifica mess, but this is really important: if these layoffs go down, it’s gonna be 9/11 and chemtrails. From the excellent historian of Pacifica, Matthew Lasar: How the KPFA Morning Show almost killed me (and why I want it to live) | Radio Survivor. […]


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