NYC
2019
Event Type: 
Panel
Room: 
H302
Timeslot: 
Session A: Friday June 28th, 5:00pm - 7:00 pm
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Description/Abstract of your Event: 

We live in a conflicted era filled with tumultuous technological revolutions in broadcasting in the midst of the growth of neo-fascism internationally.
The importance and role of alternative media are more important than ever in an era where "fake news" becomes the mantra to delegitimate fact-based journalism from any perspective.

The Pacifica Foundation, its five stations, and nearly 200 affiliates reflect these trends as well as much as they buck them.
This panel will explore the problems and solutions to move the needle forward for progressive fact-based media in the United States and world.

Participants

Michael D. D. White is a lawyer, urban planner, writer and activist. He worked in public finance and development for more than a quarter century for the New York State public finance agencies. He is a co-founder of Citizens Defending Libraries and writes Noticing New York about development in...

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Ex-Chair of the WBAI Community Advisory Board,

Member of the WBAI Local Station Board

Print and broadcast journalist since the Seventies.
Covered Africa, the Middle East, history issues and cultural topics since the seventies.

Grace has been on the Pacifica National Board as a Member in 2008, 2009 and 2016 .
She was the Interim Exec Dir of Pacifica in 2009.
She is currently a Member of the KPFK Local Station Board and a member of the PNB

WBAI listener since the Sixties, elected from WBAI to national Pacifica board (twice) until termed out.. Candidate for upcoming elections for the local station board (if they are not cancelled).
Active in the new Pacifica and WBAI (from 2000) and now looking for all the supporters of the...

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