Category Archives: Radio

Iowa Democratic Election Post-Mortem

It is Thanksgiving week of what has been one of the most intense years in our lives. Not only were we tasked with removing the worst president ever from office in an election that saw incredible voter suppression of many … Continue reading

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It’s The Radio Stupid!

A story over at dailykos is among the beginning of what will be a long line of “what went wrong?” type of article that will be coming in the bucketloads over the next year. Many Democrats will be wondering what … Continue reading

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Fund Raiser Set Up For KICI Radio On Facebook

If there is one thing I am certain of it is that the extreme right’s near total control of the media really makes the playing field quite uneven. In Iowa you have a better than average chance of turning on … Continue reading

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The News We Don’t Hear

One aspect of our corporate owned media that is seldom discussed is the fact that Americans seldom get all the news. It is bad enough that what news we get is often twisted with very important relevant material left out. … Continue reading

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Nicholas Johnson Speech On The Origins And Future Of Radio

Former FCC Commissioner and UI Law professor Nicholas Johnson gave a speech to commemorate the third birthday of community radio station KHOI 89.1 FM in Ames on Sunday, August 23rd. Below are excerpts from Nick Johnson’s blog, fromdc2iowa reposted here … Continue reading

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Woah! What A Week!

‘The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.’ Martin Luther King, Jr. Just some quick comments on quite a historical week: There’s A New Flag In Town For those who feel that the state should … Continue reading

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Iowa City Getting New Community Radio Station

We can thank Congressmen Dave Loebsack (D-2nd District) and former congressman Tom Latham (R-4th District) who co-sponsored H.R. 1147, the bill that allowed the FCC to license thousands of Low Power FM community radio stations across the country.  Iowa City … Continue reading

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Americans Wouldn’t Elect Another Bush…Or Would They?

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Hodge-Podge – Why Hurt America?

When you look at the stands that the Republican Party takes these days one has to wonder: Why do they hate America? Why do they want to hurt Americans? – Stopping Jobs Legislation – Stopping emergency Unemployment Insurance – Stopping … Continue reading

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Iowa Juvenile Home And Other Thoughts

I have been a bit confused by what exactly is going on with the Iowa Juvenile Home. Seems like in January we had a crisis from nowhere which resulted in the almost immediate shutdown and then it was out of … Continue reading

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