Shows featuring Malkia Cyril

  • At National Conference for Media Reform, a Roundtable on Journalism, Broadband and Broadcast Amidst Cutbacks and Consolidation Playroundtable
    Democracy Now! broadcasts from the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston, where more than 2,000 media activists, journalists, academics and lawmakers have gathered during a time of massive cutbacks in the news industry and increasing concentration of media ownership. Comcast merged with NBC in January, and last month...
    April 08, 2011 | Story
  • White House Environmental Adviser Van Jones Resigns Citing "Vicious Smear Campaign Against Me" Van-jones-web
    The Obama administration’s special adviser for environmental jobs, Van Jones, has resigned citing what he described as a "vicious smear campaign" against him. For the past month, Fox News has run a series of reports on Jones’s alleged association with communists and his decision to sign a petition calling for a congressional probe of the 9/11 attacks. Jones is the founding...
    September 08, 2009 | Story
  • Young People of Color Take on Clear Channel Dominance in Bay Area Malkiacyril
    We speak with Youth Media Council director Malkia Cyril, who has been working with youth activists and people of color to take on the dominance of Clear Channel in the Bay Area. She says the 1996 Telecommunications Act "manifested in reduced voices, fewer progressive voices on the air, fewer young people able to get on the air, fewer local artists able to get on the air. ... [I]n the...
    January 12, 2007 | Story