For 10/28/04, we had the following:
1. COLLEGE GOP GROUP'S FUND-RAISING TACTICS QUESTIONED
2. CALIFORNIA BROADCASTER DONATES $325 THOUSAND
DOLLARS IN AIR TIME TO GOP
3.GARY LOCKE SAYS GOP CANDIDATE UNFIT
4.SAN DIEGO MUSLIMS CHEER RETURN OF RAMADAN BANNERS
6.MAKAH WHALE HUNT
7.GITMO DETAINEES SUE RUMSFELD
8.KERRY LEADS BUSH IN NEWSPAPER ENDORSEMENTS
9.BBC SAYS: PATRIOTISM SKEWS US MEDIA
10. BUSH COUSIN LAUNCHES PRO-KERRY WEB SITE
11. MAJOR TEXAS NEWPAPERS ANNOUNCE JOB CUTS
12. FSRN: TEXAS CAPITAL PUNISHMENT
13. US CONCERNED ABOUT NEW VIDEOTAPE
14.FSRN: LATINO GROUPS ENDORSE BUSH
15.FSRN: FLORIDA INVESTIGATION
16. FLORIDA MOTORIST TRIES TO RUN OVER KATHERINE
17. ARAFAT'S AILING HEALTH
18. IRAQI GROUP SAYS IT HAS THE MISSING EXPLOSIVES
18-A. SPOKESMAN FOR MILITARY UNIT SAYS THERE WAS NO
SEARCH FOR EXPLOSIVES
19. FSRN: FALLUJAH
20. NEW INTERPOL CHIEF DECLARES WAR ON GUNS
21. NO DEAL IN IRAN NUKES TALK WITH EU
22. MILOSEVIC'S LAWYER QUITS
Hey, y'all... I'm trying to convince KBOO's morning and evening news people to post their story slugs (headlines) to indymedia and various other sites. Some have suggested that we should post the actual audio, but that's gonna have to be their job. :) After all, it is available on www.kboo.org, and i'm already too busy.
Posting the headlines will allow portland's radical community to:
a) briefly scan the day's stories and investigate them further on their own if they can't listen
b) remember that there is a morning news at 7:30, and to listen when they can (and 5pm news, too! And News In Spanish, too!)
c) make sure that you're calling us with story ideas. We rely too much on AP and independent but non-local sources. We need more local reportage. If you come down with a story idea, we'll teach you how to do it yourself!
And for KBOO, posting these headlines give us the benefit of:
a) your critical feedback.. some have said kboo's too NPRish - and that's only cuz yer not participating! NPR listeners say we're too biased.
b) keeping us honest, by making sure that your stories are getting airtime
c) keeping us honest: because if we don't pronounce things right or we're boring, all you hordes of anonymous posters of negativity will jump all over our asses! Bring it on! If you support us, we will make the Oregonian irrelevant. I'm serious. Why should we listen to lies?
d) Doing outreach to the wider Portland community
e) reminding people at KBOO take indymedia a little more seriously, too. Most folks don't even know about web radio, or live simul-webcasts. This is a failure in outreach, on both sides....
Speaking strictly for myself: Patrik Angstrom Poore