Civil Liberties

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Comcast and Time-Warner Intend to Merge

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014
Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable announced their intention to merge today and the proposed forty five billion dollar deal is expected to draw scrutiny from both the justice department and the federal communications commission.
Media Reform advocacy group Free Press issued a scathing response to the potential alliance, referring to the acquisition as disastrous in their call on regulators and the justice department to block the merger.
KBOO reporter Robin Ryan spoke with the watchdog group about what to expect in terms of timing as well as how those opposed can take action to put a stop to these two media conglomerates joining forces. 6:28 minutes (5.93 MB)

Art Robinson Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014
Art Robinson is the president of the Oregon Republican Party and is competing as a candidate for the US House of Representatives in Oregon's 4th District against Democrat Pete Defazio.  He talked with Don Merrill about issues ranging from Bitcoin to marijuana including lobbyist influence in lawmaking and business influence in school cirriculum.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 
29:19 minutes (26.85 MB)

Flashpoints on 02/13/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 02/13/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 02/12/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Wed, 02/12/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

The Confessional on 02/10/14

Program: 
The Confessional
Air date: 
Mon, 02/10/2014 - 12:00am - 2:00am
Short Description: 
Talk Radio with La Contessa de la Luna. Guilt Shame Fear Forgiveness Minor Felonies 503-231-8187

APA Compass: Merlyna Lim on minority voices in social media

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Wed, 02/06/2013
Arizona State professor Merlyna Lim on how minority voices use social media to organize

APA Compass promotes social justice, features APA arts and culture, and challenges how APAs are represented in the media. 10:08 minutes (9.27 MB)

Flashpoints on 02/07/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Casey Runyan Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 02/06/2014
Conservative Casey Runyan, a candidate for Oregon's 9th House District, is multifacted.  He served as a US Marine, he is the son of longtime Michigan school teachers and he has a passion for politics.  As such, he is a staunch defender of the 2nd Amendment.  Don Merrill talked with Casey Runyan about statesmanship, the alienation of Oregon's Eastern region and why the central plank of his platform is at the center of the America he knows and loves. *These interviews are part of a project to invite all Oregon candidates for the 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly.
29:28 minutes (26.98 MB)

Flashpoints on 02/06/14

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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