$88.00 donated in past month
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Sun Jan 23 2011 (Updated 01/24/11)Rally and Meeting to Save KUSF
Sun Jan 23 2011 (Updated 01/24/11)Station Personnel, Supporters, Students Rally and Protest to Save USF Radio Station
On January 20th, a meeting on the USF campus was held in protest of the sudden and unannounced shutdown of 34-year-old college station KUSF the day before. A $3.75 million sale of the station's FCC license occurred January 18th, in a secret deal of which almost nobody at the station had prior knowledge.
Shocked and outraged station personnel, supporters, students, a media studies professor, and other media made up close to 500 people who rallied outside the packed auditorium. Those in the hall demanded explanations and a better resolution from unapologetic school president Reverend Steven A. Privett, who made the deal. Reverend Privett was willing to address the outraged group for over an hour and a half, but he just kept repeating lines like “cost-benefit” decisions for students and saying that he had no obligation to the larger community. He hid behind the secretive “non-disclosure agreement," often chiding speakers for their level of passion. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi attended.
Station personnel are speaking out on KPOO and KALX radio shows as well as in other media. Organizing information can be found at kusf-archives.org. Supporters plan to attend the Board of Supervisors meeting January 25th at 1pm at City Hall.
Let Iris Stay! SF Capitalist Speculators Trying To Kill 99 Year Old Tenant With Eviction Friday Sep 23rd 1:26 AM
No DAPL Call for Support! Help Luta today! Tuesday Sep 20th 5:19 PM
Million Mom March - BayArea Saturday Sep 17th 7:17 PM
Bauer’s Drivers Latest Group to Choose Teamster Representation in the Tech Industry (1 comment) Saturday Sep 17th 5:16 PM
David Lee Morgan, Science, Love And Revolution At The Fringe Thursday Sep 15th 10:54 PM
Court Support: Resist the City's Motion to Dismiss Wednesday Sep 14th 8:11 PM
No DAPL Press Conference Tuesday Sep 6th 1:01 AM
SFSU Concludes Protest Targeted Israeli Policies, Not Jewish Students Sunday Sep 4th 10:44 PM
SF Mime Troupe "Schooled" Charters & The Privatization Of Education Sunday Sep 4th 8:11 PM
NoDAPL Solidarity Rally/March - No Pipelines Sunday Sep 4th 6:47 PMMore Local News...
[ × close ]
Is Wells Fargo an on-going criminal enterprise? (4 comments) Monday Sep 12th 6:08 AM
Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award Thursday Sep 1st 8:33 AM
The Politics of My OSC Complaint At OSHA/DOL Monday Aug 15th 9:55 AM
Killer whales remain protected in Washington Wednesday Jun 15th 5:03 PM
Pre-Paid Phone "Security" Law Threatens to Make Black Lives Even Harder Thursday May 12th 9:37 PM
Police evicts No Border Camp in Greece (2 comments) Wednesday Apr 20th 5:13 AM
Mary Kay Henry - Members Demand Say Aside The Rigged Election Results In SEIU 1021! (1 comment) Sunday Mar 27th 11:34 PM
Capitalism, Sports & The Super Bowl: The Cost, The Politics, Privatization And The Game Wednesday Feb 3rd 11:55 AM
Feds Launch Review of Endangered West Coast Orcas Wednesday Jan 27th 5:18 PM
Spring Break Delegation to Bolivia, Food Sovereignty, and Indigenous Resistance! Sunday Jan 10th 10:19 AMMore Global News...
[ × close ]
The CFR, Unions And US Foreign Policy: Presentation By Larry Shoup Sunday Sep 18th 3:20 PM
SF Zionist Shill Demo Nancy Pelosi Forces Cancellation Of Event To Boycott israel8 (1 comment) Wednesday Sep 14th 6:38 PM
U S Militarism in Asia: Questioning the "Rise of China" 2016-08-15 Tuesday Aug 23rd 2:21 PM
Helen Caldicott, 8-13-16 in SF...8-16-16 Mouse Report (2 comments) Tuesday Aug 16th 2:55 PM
Hillary Dropped DOL Sec Tom Perez Because Of Charges Of Cover-up & Corruption At OSHA (1 comment) Tuesday Aug 9th 1:32 PM
Sample Resolution to Honor Marcus Mosiah Garvery ~ August 17 Wednesday Aug 3rd 7:58 PM
Olympics For Whom? Global Depression, the New Cold War and the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Game Monday Aug 1st 9:23 PM
$4.625 Trillion, The Global Privatization Of Education And Who Is Behind It? Tuesday Jul 26th 12:03 PM
The unabashed apostasy at San Francisco's Civic Center (1 comment) Thursday Jun 9th 12:56 AM
Ed Lee's Shill/Flack Randy Shaw CEO of City Funded THC Wants Press To Get More Lee Support Wednesday Jun 1st 8:48 AMOpen Newswire...
[ × close ]