imageMore Fake News from 'Big Joe' and 'Santa Cruz Keepin' it Real'
by Santa Cruz News Network
After apologizing to his followers for creating multiple fake news posts on his Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog in August, Joe Netro, who publishes the blog anonymously as 'Big Joe 77', is back to creating fake news. Today, Netro is passing along a number of inaccuracies in a post published to the 'Keepin it Real' blog about the City of Santa Cruz Public Safety Committee's report on investigations of the Santa Cruz Police Department completed in 2017 and 2018, which was submitted to...
Posted: Mon Sep 9, 2019 11:48AM
imageLies, Misinformation, Theft and Threats to Our Freedom of the Press
by Mike Rhodes
The Community Alliance newspaper is an alternative/independent monthly newspaper in Fresno Ca. Photo below: Distributer Director Peter Maiden with the rack that caused a controversy between the Community Alliance and the City of Fresno....
Posted: Fri Sep 6, 2019 11:29AM
imageSanta Cruz City Recall Petition Signing Update 9-5-2019
by AutumnSun
Santa Cruz Police called on this reporter! The following story started about two weeks ago....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 8:40PM
image'Santa Cruz Keepin' it Real' Blogger Apologizes for Creating Fake News Posts
by Santa Cruz News Network
Joe Netro, who authors the Santa Cruz, CA: Keepin' It Real hate blog anonymously as 'Big Joe 77', has admitted to creating a fake news story over the course of multiple blog posts about California State Assembly Bill 516 (AB 516). Netro apologized to his followers on August 22 for the "confusion", calling the multiple false posts he made a "mistake". "If you have lost the trust and would like to track this Bill for yourself, here's the link," Netro wrote. (Photo: Joe Netro aka 'Big Joe 77' sp...
Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:12PM
imageKPFA LSB Elections & Defense Of The Pacifica Network - South Bay Forum
by Labor Video Project
A forum was held in San Jose to look at the issues in the upcoming KPFA Pacific elections and some candidates from the South Bay. attended and spoke....
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:03AM
textIndybay Pushes Back Against “Diamond Slavery” DMCA Takedown by Indybay
DMCA memory hole threatens to swallow article published on Indybay in 2003 about working conditions in Romanian diamond factory....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47PM
imagePress Freedom, Whistleblowers & The Case Of Assange, Manning & Carmody
by Labor Video Project
On July 20, 2019 a forum was held on Press Freedom, Whistleblowers & the Case of Assange, Manning and Carmody. The panelists discussed these cases and the fight to defend journalists and whistleblowers including the fight in the labor movement....
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2019 12:35PM
audioHard Knock Radio on the Police Files Project and Police Accountability in California (audio/mpeg 13.9MB) by KPFA
Host Davey D speaks with Dave Id about the current state of police accountability in California and the need for the Police Files database to track violent and corrupt cops, as well as the district attorneys and politicians who enable them. Excerpt from Hard Knock Radio, July 18, 2019....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:59PM
imageStop AB 1366 Deregulation of Telecommunications in California!
by Stan Santos
AB 1366 (Gonzalez) would end the ability of California representatives and watchdog agencies to protect critical communications infrastructure and services....
Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:42PM
imageKeep Free Speech Alive
by Mike Rhodes
For 23 years the Community Alliance newspaper has served as a voice for the voiceless and a space where union and progressive activists have come together to demand a better Fresno. We need your Support by attending the Alliance Fundraiser...
Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 1:32PM
imageThe Assault On SF Journalist Bryan Carmody & The Attack On All Journalists & Journalism
by Labor Video Project
A San Francisco Superior Court hearing was held on the raid against SF journalist Bryan Carmody who had. released. police reports on the death of former SF Public Defender Jeff Adaci. The judge...
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 1:14PM
imageBlast from the Past: SF Bay Guardian "Best of the Bay" Awards for Indybay
by Dave Id
"Best of the Bay" awards for the San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center (Indybay) in the early 2000s included "Local Hero" and "Best Way to Find Out If Your Friend's Affinity Group Got Busted."...
Posted: Sat Feb 2, 2019 2:38PM
audioSahleem Tindle One Year Anniversary & Unsung Heroes of the Oscar Grant Movement (audio/mpeg 137.3MB) by UpFront, KPFA
Welcome back Cat Brooks! The latest on the government shut down; Plus: the legacy of Oscar Grant 10 years later and the unsung heroes of the movement....
Posted: Thu Jan 3, 2019 5:58PM
textRadio in Petaluma: The “End” of Radio by Hong Jae Yu
Our group's findings while investigating Radio listener rates in Petaluma....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:47PM
textRadio in the Age of the Internet by Madeleine Fisher-Wright and Samuel Hanson
Is there hope for the radio industry in today's connected world?...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:08PM
calendarIndymedia 20th Anniversary Encuentro
by Tish Stringer & Renée Feltz aka chickpea
Rice University Media Center Houston, Texas...
Event Date: Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:00AM
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 2:43PM
imageWhy Can’t KPFA Local Station Board Officers & The Board Majority Support & Defend Assange
by Steve Zeltzer
Despite the growing danger of the arrest and imprisonment of journalist and whistleblower Julian Assange the KPFA Local Station Board and the majority of it's members have refused to call for his defense and freedom. The question is why?...
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:38PM
textStatement from Cat Brooks for Oakland Mayor Campaign: Every Vote Matters by Cat Brooks for Oakland
We are thankful for the thousands of Oaklanders for their faith in the People’s Campaign. Today we learned that there are still approximately 209,943 Vote By Mail (VBM) ballots outstanding county-wide along with 43,090 provisional and 1,827 conditional ballots....
Posted: Thu Nov 8, 2018 11:56AM
imageNBC Bay Area Published Fake Results for 2018 Oakland Mayoral Race
by Dave Id
Local television station NBC Bay Area published fake election results for the Oakland mayor's race on their 2018 election webpage. It appears to have been live for at least several days, until the Cat Brooks for Mayor campaign called the station to inquire about it late last week....
Posted: Mon Nov 5, 2018 1:58PM
textDeath by Facebook by AVAAZ
Brazil has elected Jair Bolsonaro President, a man who praises torture, says he'll end all activism and threatens to kill 30,000 leftists. How could this insanity happen?!?! Facebook....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:07AM