Board Chooses Pacifica Reform Leader Dan Coughlin As the New Interim Executive Director

January 14, 2002


Jean-Charles Brisard

co-author of ??Bin Laden: The Forbidden Truth. He has worked for the FrenchSecret Services and wrote a report for them in 1997 on Bin Laden’s Al Qaeda network.

Guillaume Dasquie

co-author of ??Bin Laden: The Forbidden Truth. He is an investigative journalistand publisher of Intelligence Online.

On Sunday, the board voted to hire Dan Coughlin as its new interim Executive Director. Dan is a leader of the reformmovement to restore Pacifica to its original mission. He had previously worked as a producer of Democracy Now! andthen as Pacifica national news director. He was removed from his position as news director after running a 40 secondnews story on the Pacifica affiliates protesting the network.


  • Dan Coughlin, Pacifica National Board Meeting, 1/13/02.

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