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STOP HATE RADIO - Deny Clear Channel/KNEW's license renewal!
by david mathison (david [at] bethemedia.org)
Wednesday Nov 16th, 2005 11:49 AM
On 11/8/05, Bill O'Reilly went on KNEW-910AM and used the public airwaves to condone a terrorist strike on San Francisco. He then suggested Al Qaeda specifically blow up Coit Tower - which is dedicated as a memorial to fallen firefighters.

TAKE ACTION NOW - DENY KNEW'S LICENSE RENEWAL: Go to http://www.bethemedia.org to print, sign and mail an Informal Objection to the FCC and the Station Owner before November 30, 2005.
On 11/8/05, Bill O'Reilly went on KNEW-910AM and used the public airwaves to condone a terrorist strike on San Francisco. He then suggested Al Qaeda specifically blow up Coit Tower - which is dedicated as a memorial to fallen firefighters.

O'Reilly: "And if Al Qaeda comes in here and blows you up, we're not gonna do anything about it. We're going to say, look, every other place in America is off limits to you, except San Francisco. You wanna blow up the Coit Tower? Go ahead."

O'Reilly's comments on local station KNEW-910AM were roundly criticized by Mayor Gavin Newsom, Supervisors Daly and Peskin, John Hanley (President of the San Francisco Firefighters Union Local 798), local journalists at KRON, the SF Chronicle, CBS-5 and many community activists.

We need to make the FCC aware of Clear Channel/KNEW's pattern of broadcasting anti-American hate speech on the public airwaves. There is a clear and consistent pattern of abuse of the public trust at KNEW910-AM, as can be seen in this 'Informal Objection' and the related 'Petition to Deny,' submitted to the FCC on November 1, 2005.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) grants radio station licenses to broadcasters for eight year terms. Each radio station must file for renewal with the FCC, during which time listeners may file an Informal Objection against the station's license renewal. These Objections must be filed with the FCC and the station owner before licenses expire in California on December 1, 2005.

TAKE ACTION NOW - DENY KNEW'S LICENSE RENEWAL: Go to http://www.bethemedia.org to print, sign and mail an Informal Objection to the FCC and the Station Owner . Simply print out the form letters, fill out your name at the top, sign at the bottom and send to the addresses provided BEFORE November 30, 2005.
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