Monthly Archives: May 2011

KPFA’s fund drive takes a hit from Pacifica’s programming changes

KPFA’s Spring Fund Drive ended Wednesday, May 25, a little more than $80,000 short of goal. It was the longest fund drive at KPFA in at least a dozen years, clocking in at a full three-and-a-half weeks. The entire shortfall … Continue reading

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KPFA managers defend new programming

At 8 AM Friday morning on KPFA, interim managers Andrew Phillips and Carrie Core explained their “new” programming for the station.  Both were installed by Pacifica executive director Arlene Englehardt, who removed the popular Morning Show, leading to an enormous … Continue reading

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Thank you from KPFA’s workers!

THANK YOU to the generous pledgers listed below, and the many, many others who have asked to remain anonymous. KPFA’s fund drive was on track just a week ago to come in a whopping $150,000 short because of Pacifica management’s … Continue reading

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Solidarity raises over $13,000 for KPFA

KPFA’s listeners stepped up to pledge their financial support during the station’s Spring Fund Drive as an act of solidarity with KPFA’s workers. Thanks to you, pledges for our matching fund are now over $13,000! If you’ve already pledged, please … Continue reading

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Take the SaveKPFA survey on programming changes!

Two and a half weeks ago, KPFA’s interim managers, Andrew Phillips and Carrie Core, announced the most sweeping reorganization of the station’s programming in at least a decade, to be implemented following KPFA’s spring fund drive. They rearranged KPFA’s program … Continue reading

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