WBAI-FM Program Highlight
Of General Interest


Friday, August 23, 2013   6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Weekday evenings following Free Speech Radio News there is a new line up of news programs:

nday:  Wings - Women's International News Gathering Service. "Raising Women's Voices through Radio Worldwide”
Since 1986

Tuesday: Electronic Interfada - Electronic Intifada (EI), offers a quick window on the latest articles added to the Opinion/Editorial, Diaries from Palestine, Human Rights, Development, Israel Lobby Watch, Internet & Technology, and Business & Economy feeds.

Wednesday: TUC Radio -The untold story - the impact of big corporations on society.

Maria Gilardin learned radio in the KPFA news department in 1980 and was one of the founders of the women's department. She co-wrote the GATT Guide for the Earth Summit in Rio, was founding producer of the national weekly public-affairs show Making Contact, and is a member of the International Forum on Globalization. Since 1993, Maria has written and produced radio on global trade and great ideas of local resistance to globalization.

Thursday: Making Contact - International Media Project (aka National Radio Project ~ Making Contact) Founded in 1994, International Media Project is an independent, non-profit organization committed to investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material. Its core focus is National Radio Project, the team that creates Making Contact.

Friday: CounterSpin - CounterSpin is a program of media analysis and activism from FAIR, the national media watch group. It exposes the power of corporate influence, and the inaccurate reporting, narrow political debates, sexism, racism and homophobia in the media.

Produced by Janine Jackson, Steve Randall and Peter Hart, CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories of the week and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their coverage. Combining lively discussion and a thoughtful media critique, CounterSpin is unlike any other show on the dial.

CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news' narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.

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