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Thursday, August 26, 2004

  • Naomi Klein vs. Todd Gitlin: A Debate on Resistance and the RNC


    Will the mass protests at the Republican convention help or hurt President Bush and the Republicans? We host a debate between author and scholar Todd Gitlin and independent journalist Naomi Klein. [includes rush transcript]

  • Indymedia, the RNC and the Battle for New York


    The corporate media’s coverage of the protests in the run-up to the Republican convention has focused on logistics–permits, routes and so forth–as opposed to content and examining who and why tens of thousands are taking to the streets. We speak with the Arun Gupta of the New York Independent Media Center. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Fourth World War: An Unembedded View of Global Resistance


    Veteran independent filmmaker Rick Rowley who has traveled around the world telling the stories of resistance movements discusses coverage of protests and the importance of independent media. His new film "The Fourth World War" produced with his partner Jacquie Soohen, premieres tonight in New York. [includes rush transcript]

  • Boulder-Based Community Radio Station KGNU to Buy Denver Signal


    Bucking a national wave of media consolidation by large corporations, Boulder community radio station KGNU (88.5 FM) announced that it has reached terms to buy Denver AM radio signal KJME (1390 AM), offering metro Denver listeners independent news and diverse music currently unavailable in Denver. [includes rush transcript]