Taylor, Microradio and KPFK - as the killers of ex-KPFK journalist
Michael Taylor were sentenced, Current looks at the events that led to
his death: his disenchantment with KPFK management which led to his decision
to found a micro-radio station in Los Angeles. 9/98
-- July 4, 1997.
Laura Flanders and Steve Rendell interview Belinda Griswold of the SF
Bay Guardian, Scott regime supporter Joe Domanick, and Peter Franck.
it in Real Audio or read the transcript.
- by Per Fagereng--From
the March, 1997 edition of the Portland Free Press. KBOO-FM joins
the disclaimers action and is briefly threatened with legal action by the
Scott administration, another CPB investigator is fired on the eve of releasing
his findings and Burt Glass disses the KBOO disclaimer.
by Lee Nichols--February, 1997 In the fall of 1996, KOOP-FM in Austin,
Texas began running an informational disclaimer regarding union-busting
at Pacifica. Pacifica has been pressuring KOOP to cancel the disclaimer
which airs daily. KPFK Manager Mark Schubb paid a visit to KOOP. This article
gives some of the highlights of how he made a fool of himself
- by Per Fagereng--From
the January, 1997 edition of the Portland Free Press. This piece
includes the disclaimers run by other grassroots stations in support of
workers as well as a letter from Bill Mandel regarding Pat Scott, the CEO
of Pacifica whose actions led to the present crisis
newsletter of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters printed
an editorial by Pat Scott, Pacifica CEO in the October 1996 edition, and
a response from Lyn Gerry, former Staff member and union steward, in the
January 1997 issue.
the Money -- How foundation funds have bought the alternative press,
by Ron Curran, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Oct 18, 1997 -- part
of the Bay Guardian's issue devoted to the subject. This article links
to the Bay Guardian website where related articles on the subject of the
Pew Charitable Trust and the Tides Foundation can be found.
San Francisco Chronicle -- excerpt from an article by Chip Johnson
mentioning the union situation and the corporatizing of KPFA/Pacifica,
Oct 4, 1997
cave-in -- last week approved one of the
most regressive union contracts in recent memory without putting up much
of a fight. -- by Ron Curran, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Sept
25, 1997 and a letter from some
KPFA staffers in response.
Clash -- KPFA Workers reject regressive contract proposals, by Ron
Curran, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, August 13, 1997
Ship -- TheSan Francisco Bay Guardian KPFA Manager Marci
Lockwood resigns for controversial appointment as IGC's executive director.
July 2, 1997 - by Belinda Griswold --plus, a
letter from William Mandel on the National Board Meeting
in the Armor -- TheSan Francisco Bay Guardian on the
Pacifica National Board Meeting in Berkeley, June 18, 1997 - by Belinda
Griswold --plus, an editorial and a letter from a KPFA board member
Pacifica Under Attack -- TheOakland Tribune, June 17,
1997 -- KPFA's advisory board joins the protest against proposed governance
changes -- by William Brand
Critics rally for
a public meeting, Pacifica Management denies sale rumors ---and a response
to the article by Marianne Torres of Take Back KPFA. - The Oakland Tribune
- April 16, 1997--by William Brand
Addresses the financial
secrecy now practiced at Pacifica and the complaint to the CPB filed for
open meeting violations. This article is part of a special Bay Guardian
issue on corruption in the non-profit industry. - San Francisco Bay
Guardian - March 12, 1997--by Belinda Griswold