[Sfbay-audio] Re: [Ecr] report from new college panel discussion
mark at indymedia.org
Sat Dec 4 20:57:03 PST 2004
Rupert posted it to indybay but maybe not to the calendar.
Ana came into town from NYC for it (she's staying at Ali's)
On 04 Dec 2004, at 20:22, Lisa wrote:
> Hey mark,
> Was this a public event? It would have been nice to
> have known that this was happening,... doesn't seem to
> be on the calendar.
> --- mark burdett <mark at indymedia.org> wrote:
>> I spoke on a panel this morning @ new college re:
>> pacifica & indymedia..
>> One thing that came up was that the new kpfa general
>> manager actually
>> supposedly supports having an indymedia show on kpfa
>> (note this wasn't
>> something i suggested). but what also came up was
>> that the new g.m. --
>> http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0132095/ -- doesn't sound
>> so great, being a
>> typical hollywood liberal producer type. also he
>> was quite defensive
>> during the audience question portion of the panel,
>> raising the tension
>> in the room more than a notch.
>> there seem to be a lot of people who would like to
>> get more "younger
>> people" on air and improve the news.. but the whole
>> kpfa environment
>> sounds more toxic than ever.
>> some of our most talented and dedicated folks aren't
>> really around
>> (e.g. sunny and sarah) but if they were, and we
>> could put together a
>> collective of folks actually willing to take on a
>> kpfa show.. who
>> I know that some people, particularly sunny, have
>> been fed up with
>> trying to work w/ indymedia but i still think
>> there's a lot of positive
>> potential for connections between indybay.org, fault
>> lines, street
>> level tv, indymedia network and a wider radio
>> Food for thought. In the meantime, everyone put up
>> your pirate
>> transmitters and take back the airwaves!
>> Ecr mailing list
>> Ecr at lists.indymedia.org
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