I thought I would post this great article written by Joe Wanzala, Shahram Aghamir, Tracy Rosenberg and Anthony Fest about the importance of the 2009 KPFA Local Station Board Election. If you want to see my candidate statement, click here.
“Community Radio at the Crossroads: The Significance of the KPFA Board Elections” by Joe Wanzala, Shahram Aghamir, Tracy Rosenberg and Anthony Fest.
KPFA listeners know that the Local Station Board elections tend to be acrimonious. What many listeners might not realize is that the controversy of the LSB elections actually reflects a historical issue about the nature of community radio itself. The four of us founded the Independents for Community Radio affinity group of LSB candidates with the goal of ensuring that KPFA remains rooted in the communities it serves. Read the rest of this entry »