Category Archives: Media

The “Rigged” Presidential Debates

Election season is here and presidential debates are taking center stage as millions tune in to watch candidates vie for the nation’s top spot. With all eyes on the candidates, little attention is paid to the behind-the-scenes jockeying that determines … Continue reading

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Slain journalist’s dad criticizes media, but coverage omits this

While Andy Parker’s sharp criticism of politicians and the NRA has received extensive coverage, there’s been a noticeable silence surrounding his critique of the media. “I’m challenging you, the media, because… this is one of your own,” Parker told CNN. … Continue reading

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The Post vs. Vincent Gray

D.C.’s paper of record, while maintaining its reputation as an objective news source, is on the verge of swinging the mayoral election. On an almost daily basis the Washington Post is cutting down Mayor Vincent Gray, as it bolsters its … Continue reading

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Cabbie Safety in the Spotlight

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The movement for greater awareness surrounding violence against cab drivers recently received a boost from an unlikely source. In a … Continue reading

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Debating Cabbie Safety and Discrimination

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 Should a cab driver be forced to pick up a passenger even if he feels his safety is in … Continue reading

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Change to Come, Says Taxi Chair

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 At a standing-room-only town hall Wednesday, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton told cab drivers that the commission will … Continue reading

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Taxi chair agrees to town hall

The Taxi Link airs Sat. 7-8 pm on WUST 1120 AM. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 D.C. taxi chair Ron Linton has agreed to do a town hall with The Taxi Link (details below). “I … Continue reading

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Pacifica’s leadership crisis: Summer Reese shouldn’t hold both of the foundation’s top spots

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download mp3 The Pacifica Foundation is in trouble and the problem starts at the top. The listener-sponsored, progressive, anti-war radio network – which operates five stations in as many major markets and has … Continue reading

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WPFW needs a home, not scare tactics about a corporate takeover

“Clear Channel is not going to interfere with this station.” – Tony Norman Pacifica Radio’s WPFW 89.3 FM has called D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood home for the past 15 years, but it’s not likely to much longer. The City Paper building, which houses … Continue reading

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A discussion on censorship in the age of the Internet and a debate net neutrality

(Video at bottom) Last week, noted First Amendment attorney Robert Corn-Revere gave a talk on censorship in the age of the Internet. Directly following the talk at Reason magazine’s D.C. office, TheFightBack’s Pete Tucker joined Corn-Revere for a wide-ranging discussion on threats … Continue reading

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