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City Council Tells KFI To Hire Non-White Staff

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 03.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Just three days after singer Whitney Houston passed away, KFI AM hosts John and Ken dismissed her as nothing more than a "crack ho." Nearly one month ...

Sadly, It Seems Sandra Fluke Wasn't The First Woman Falsely Accused of Being a Prostitute by an Intimidated Man.

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.16.2012 | Women
Sarah O'Leary

It seems the Bible never referred to Mary Magdalene as a prostitute. A Catholic Pope did.

Arab Spring Activists Inspired to Capture Airwaves

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.15.2012 | Media
Daoud Kuttab

Palestine's experience of capturing airwaves in a period of transition was of extreme interest to media activists from Libya, Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen.

Gender Slurs: Why What Rush Limbaugh Said Is So Damning to Women

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.13.2012 | Media
Sarah O'Leary

Rush Limbaugh's use of "slut" and "prostitute" was a textbook example of how horrifically damning gender slurs are, and why such forms of abuse deserve swift and serious action.

Maui Condos or Public Trusts?

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.12.2012 | San Francisco
Tracy Rosenberg

As part of an epidemic of higher education institutions ridding themselves of educational TV and radio licenses, the San Mateo Community College District announced the upcoming sale of KSCM-TV, the noncommercial TV station it has owned and operated for 48 years.

I Would Boycott Limbaugh, If I Could

Paul Ruth | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Paul Ruth

It would be decent to assume in a free market that if a figure can exist, it will. In this particular case, Rush Limbaugh may take the podium acceptin...

Pentagon: Military Will Still Air Limbaugh

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Pentagon spokesman says the military's network will continue to air Rush Limbaugh's radio program. George Little says the Americ...

A Challenge to Rush: Prove Your Ratings

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.04.2012 | Media
Cenk Uygur

How many listeners does Rush Limbaugh have? Well, in the press there are only two numbers you'll ever see -- 20 million or 15 million. I've got news for you -- those numbers are a total fabrication.

An Oscar Worth Remembering

Tom Murro | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

Most of us regular folks can be pretty sure we'll never win an Oscar. It's also a certainty that we won't bump into any past Oscar winners walking the streets while holding the golden man for us to touch.

The State of the Union at the End of the Road

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

I've realized the State of the Union is all a matter of perspective. Almost half of the people that make up the audience for the State of the Union, the House and Senate, almost half are millionaires.

Betty White Like You've Never Heard Her Before

Vulture | Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

At age 8, Betty played a crippled orphan on a drama called "Empire Builders." ...

Help Me Understand...

John Joss | Posted 03.19.2012 | Media
John Joss

... how supposed news reporters can get away with being advertising spokespeople. Lots of our local (San Francisco) radio people -- for example, spor...

Fort Meyers Man Fights FCC For His Pirate Radio Station

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 03.17.2012 | Miami

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mild-mannered community activist Albert Knighten found himself in handcuffs last month when police and federal agents raided ...

Inside the army's doomed quest for the 'perfect' radio

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By David Axe, iWatch NewsAs several dozen soldiers from the U.S. Army's Task Force Rock drove into Afghanistan's Chowkay Valley one morning in March...

Brennan Williams

MTV News Correspondent Says The NBA Lost 'A Lot Of Romance' | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.04.2011 | Black Voices

MTV News correspondent and Sirius XM Shade 45 radio host Sway Calloway thinks the NBA lockout settlement was capitalism in action: I think we live ...

Will Spotify's Popularity Herald the Rebirth of the Radio Ad?

Carl Rogers | Posted 01.29.2012 | Media
Carl Rogers

In an age where digital advertising budgets are soaring, where Apple is embedding messaging in apps and where 'integrated' is the buzzword on every agency's lips, could it be that one of the most traditional forms of advertising could quietly make a comeback?

Making Some Noise To Protect The Future Of The 99%

Bill McKibben | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Bill McKibben

Since climate change is the first truly global problem, those people have to figure out how to raise a common message, one that crosses the boundaries of language. The best method -- proven in countless social movements -- may be music.

The Genesis of the Libyan Revolutionary Media

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

International journalists had yet to come, so the job of informing the world was dependent on finding a way to export this information as quickly and as regularly as possible.

AP Mistakes Impersonator For Christopher Walken

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — An Associated Press reporter mistook an impersonator of actor Christopher Walken on a sports-talk radio program for Walken himself,...

The Power of Great Radio Stations

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.16.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

I remember the first radio station that saved my life. It was probably around 1975, and I distinctly remember hearing it on an old beat-up radio in th...

Adam Carolla on New App, Turning Down Multi-Million Dollar Radio Deal for Podcasting

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

In this influencer segment Adam stopped by the studio to tell us about the next thing he's going to conquer... apps.

Libya and Palestine

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Daoud Kuttab

A visitor to Libya now, be it to Benghazi or Tripoli, cannot help but make some comparisons between the Libyan revolution and the Palestinian Intifada.

Which Is More Useless: Limbaugh or a Classics Major?

Miranda Frum | Posted 01.02.2012 | Media
Miranda Frum

I see you have let your own educational insecurities shine through in your latest rant in which you "bravely" attempted to decipher the "sad-sack story" of a Classical Studies scholar. If only you had taken a philosophy course about the Sophists, you might have been better at debating your point.

Are 50-Somethings Poised To Take Over The Airwaves?

Second Act | Posted 12.26.2011 | Fifty

Heard of "nakations"? You might have if you listen to the 2BoomerBabes Radio Hour hosted by Kathy Bernard and Barbara Kline (left). Their guest one...

Latino Leaders Unwavering: 'Take John and Ken Off the Air'

Alex Nogales | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Alex Nogales

For too long, John and Ken have spit venom for ratings and money. The time is now for the people to rise up and demand a more accountable media and to demand that John and Ken be removed from the air.