View on Zencastr George Santos will not run for re-election, MAGA Mike averted a government shutdown, temporarily, but only thanks to Democrats, Tuberville is certifiable and more from Howie Klein at DownWithTyranny.com today. But first, my interview with Turi Ryder at WCPT/Chicago about being canceled by KPFK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-6hODJ9jag
11-15-23 Nicole Sandler Show – KPFK Preemptively Censored Me & Not Even Jason Leopold’s FOIA Prowess Can Help
View on Zencastr Well that was interesting. I have a story to tell you about that bastion of free speech, Pacifica Radio's ailing Los Angeles station KPFK. They offered me the job of Program Director a few years ago. I turned them down because it was a cluster fuck, among other reasons. A few months ago, the interim Program Director got in touch and offered me a weekly show. I agreed and was to begin this Friday. Yes, in two days. This morning the interim General Manager called to tell me they "won't be moving forward" with it. Needless [...]
Nicole celebrates April Fools Day by talking about some of the biggest fools in the news. Lara Turner of WhyWhatWhy.org tells about her coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombing trial. And Brad Friedman wakes up early to celebrate April Fools Day with us, and talk about a philandering and wife-beating judge too!
If there's one subject I talk about a lot on this show it's the epic failure of media in America. Today, I spoke with journalist David Dayen who wrote a piece for Al Jazeera America about the "Better Off Budget" - the budget released by the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Wednesday of last week. Unless you saw Dayen's piece or read about in on another blog somewhere, you don't know that it was offered, because the mainstream, corporate media completely ignored it... as they do every year! Dave Johnson asked "Why the Blackout on the Progressive 'Better off Budget'?" [...]