Category Archives: Media

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:  Download mp3 The movement for greater awareness surrounding violence against cab drivers recently received a boost from an unlikely source. In a series of sting operations, WUSA9 reporter … 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:  Download mp3 Should a cab driver be forced to pick up a passenger even if he feels his safety is in jeopardy? The law, and WUSA 9′s … 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:  Download mp3 At a standing-room-only town hall Wednesday, D.C. Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton told cab drivers that the commission will make changes in how it handles … 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:  Download mp3 D.C. taxi chair Ron Linton has agreed to do a town hall with The Taxi Link (details below). “I appreciate this opportunity,” Linton said. “I’m … Continue reading

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

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 more than 100 affiliates – is experiencing … 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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Voices of the 99% Radio examines local D.C. politics and news coverage

Listen to Bullet Points with Navid Nasr on Voices of 99%:  TheFightBack’s Pete Tucker joined Bullet Points with Navid Nasr on Voices of the 99% for a discussion on the Washington Post’s selective scrutinizing of politicians, as well as the paper’s education … Continue reading

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The Post has favorites and Jim Graham isn’t one of them

The Washington Post has called for the resignation of yet another member of the D.C. Council. And who is the Post going after this time? Is it the longest serving member of the council, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, who chairs the … Continue reading

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