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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Air America.

Alternative Press Center.

Alternative Radio.

Cheap Channel Radio.

Consortium for Independent Journalism.

Democracy Now.

Free Speech TV.


Prometheus Radio Project.

Radio Free Maine.

In the Library: Articles

Lasar, Matthew. "'Right out in public': Pacifica Radio, the Cold War, & the political origins of alternative media," Pacific Historical Review 67 (1998):513-2.

Levine, Suzanne Braun. "The home page," Nation (11/22/99):9 & 22.

McChesney, Robert W. "Public broadcasting in the age of communication revolution," Monthly Review 47,7 (12/95):1-19.

Sherman, Scott. "An appeal to reason," Nation (3/10/97):15-19. Urgent need for daily newspaper that represents interests & viewpoint of ordinary working people.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Barsamian, David. The Decline & Fall of Public Broadcasting (Boston, 2001). NPR fails to help listeners develop critical faculties necessary for functioning democracy. Try alternative radio!

Engelman, Ralph. Public Radio & Television in America: A Political History (Beverly Hills, 1997).

Land, Jeff. Active Radio: Pacifica's Brash Experiment (Minneapolis, 1999).

Lasar, Matthew. Pacific Radio: The Rise of an Alternative Network (Philadelphia, 1999).

Ledbetter, James. Made Possible By… The Death of Public Broadcasting in the United States (NY, 1997).

Squier, Susan Merrill. Communities of the Air: Radio Century, Radio Culture (Durham NC: Duke, 2003).

Streitmatter, Rodger. Voices of Revolution: The Dissident Press in America (NY: Columbia U, 2001).

In the Library: Fiction

Palacek, Mike. KGB (Baltimore: Publish America, 2001). Iowa prisoners, a professor & an underground radio station conspire to bring justice to America.

In the Library: For Young Readers

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