Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pacifica turns down $60K raised to bring back the Morning Show

When Pacifica Executive Director Arlene Engelhardt pulled the Morning Show off KPFA’s air in November, and laid off its two hosts Aimee Allison and Brian Edwards-Tiekert, she claimed repeatedly that it was out of financial necessity. And she flatly denied … Continue reading

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KPFA’s new GM asks for feedback; labor solidarity at media panel

Last Monday, KPFA’s new general manager Amit Pendyal began his first week on the job. He takes the helm at a station which has been rocked by the cancellation of its most popular local program and the improper lay offs … Continue reading

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San Francisco supervisors tell Pacifica to negotiate over Morning Show layoffs

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors went on the record yesterday to urge Pacifica to negotiate a “favorable conclusion” to the crisis over the removal of the KPFA Morning Show. The vote on the resolution was 7-4. Supervisors John Avalos, … Continue reading

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