Pink slips are filling up newsrooms across the country. Is this due to dire financial circumstances? Or unrelenting greed and Wall Street pressure? Craig Aaron from Free Press joins Melinda Bernert on Mediaocrity.
And.. Do you want to be part of the media? But don't want to leave your neighborhood? Bright Neighbor CEO Randy White shows us how.
Randy White, founder of Portland.BrightNeighbor.com , discusses how this new website encourages people to share their skills and their stuff with their neighbors. The idea is to encourage community, nonconsumerism and sustainability, and to help each other in economic hard times.
The guest is Deborah Nelson, author of The War Behind Me: Vietnam Veterans Confront the Truth about U.S. War Crimes. Nelson is the Carnegie Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland College of Journalism. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 1997 and was a project editor on Pulitzer Prize-winning investigations in 2001 and 2006.
Eva Lake interviews Laura Fritz about her new installation called "Evident" which will open this week at the New American Art Union in SE Portland. Fritz is known for her non-narrative and provocative use of mysterious space and light. This exhibition is a part of the "Couture" series curated by Ruth Ann Brown. For more information, check
On the Dec 11 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell, with the "News you're not supposed to know," looks at who's being bailed out and who's not by the government and the U.S. Treasury (and all of us taxpayers). Guess what? There's a $40,000 handout that you aren't getting!
On the Dec 11 Radiozine Ani Hanes and Theresa Mitchell talk with Dan Handelman of the Portland Peace and Justice Works and Leah Bolger of the Veteran's for Peace in Corvallis. They're working to stop the deployment of the Oregon National Guard to Iraq and Afghanistan. Tune in to find out about the campaign.
On the Jan 15 Presswatch Theresa Mitchell, with the "news you're not supposed to Know," has done some research on the weapons being imported by Israel from the US. Massive shipments indicate that much more violence is being planned. Also info on how to boycott to protest the attacks. Also another look at the economy, and accountability.
Eva Lake talks with Cary Doucette, who is a member of the 12x16 gallery in Sellwood and is currently showing work there. He is showing alongside Jerry Walker, who was a Portland Pop Pioneer, adopting the 1960s & 70s NYC Minimalist edge. Although he exhibited in the Portland Art Museum, Walker's work remained largely obscure until his estate sold the collection after his death.