Independent journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield talks with Norman Goldman about efforts to bring back progressive and independent voices to the Northwest US media. KPTK(Seattle) & KPOJ(Portland) went off the air, sparking groups like Progressive Radio Northwest and KRXY to launch campaigns to establish new broadcast stations and networks in Washington and Oregon.
When it comes to hypocrisy, the GOP (Grand Obstruction Party) has set a new gold standard. Rather, a new fool’s gold standard. The Republican Party, led on a very short leash by well-monied pro-oligarchy business moguls and pro-apocalypse crazies, keeps on churning out pyrite from its thunderous right-wing sound machine, while corporate media reports on […]
A lot of you have expressed enthusiasm for creating a reunion/rally for Progressive Radio in Seattle. We’ve set our first planning session for next week and welcome participation by anyone who would like to lend a hand getting the event off the ground. Progressive Radio Seattle Party Planning Meeting Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 PM […]
It’s abundantly clear—loud and clear, in fact—that, when it comes to political debate in this country, conservative corporatists not only own the field of play, they make up the rules to suit their game plan. What used to be known as the “news media” has been bought out and fashioned into primarily a rumor-mongering, ratings-chasing […]