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LA Clearchannel hosts John and Ken Suspended for Calling Whitney Houston a Crack Ho

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February 17, 2012

For Immediate Release

Contact: Tracy Rosenberg, Media Alliance (510) 684-6853

LA Clearchannel Hosts John and Ken Suspended for Calling Whitney Houston a Crack Ho:

Kobylt and Chiampou Under Advertising Boycott by LA Community Organizations for Harassing an Immigrant Rights Activist

Los Angeles-AM shock-jock hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou were suspended by management at Clearchannel station KFI-AM in Los Angeles on Thursday, after referring to the recently deceased entertainer and singer Whitney Houston as a “crack ho”. The cause of Houston’s weekend death has not been determined. She was the subject of an emotional tribute at this past weekend’s Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, where she had been expected to appear. Houston was also the mother of a teenage daughter, Bobbi Christina Brown, who was hospitalized earlier in the week. Continue reading LA Clearchannel hosts John and Ken Suspended for Calling Whitney Houston a Crack Ho

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Anti-Hate Speech Resolution Passes SF Board of Supervisors Unanimously

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Update: On September 10th, Clearchannel station KNEW announced they were dropping Savage Nation from their SF schedule.

On Tuesday August 11th, San Francisco became the first municipality in the country to support the National Hispanic Media Coalition’s petition for an FCC docket and report on media hate speech and its possible impact on hate crimes.

The vote was unanimous!  Continue reading Anti-Hate Speech Resolution Passes SF Board of Supervisors Unanimously

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