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Year End Special – Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief

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Radio Vieques, Artists for Media Diversity, Latino Public Radio Consortium and Media Alliance announce the reissue of Artists for Vieques – a 20 song compilation featuring Willie Nelson, Los Lonely Boys, Calle 13, Zoraida Santiago, Rei Ortiz, Los Bandidos Cósmicos and many more musical artists, to raise funds to rebuild the public radio station in hurricane-battered Vieques, Puerto Rico.

Radio Vieques (WVQR) provides essential communication and community organizing services for Puerto Rico’s two island municipalities — Culebra and Vieques — as well as the eastern half of the main island. Hurricane Maria damaged the station’s facilities and Radio Vieques has not returned to full broadcasting.  Continue reading Year End Special – Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief

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MEDIA DEMOCRACY: PACIFICA VICTORY LAYS GROUNDWORK FOR MOVEMENT. by Juan Gonzalez.

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The Pacifica radio network, the nation’s only listener-sponsored community radio network, has recently emerged from a period of unprecedented turmoil, one that threatened its very survival as an oasis of free speech and dissent, a forum for news and radical analysis, and a venue for serious music and art. Continue reading MEDIA DEMOCRACY: PACIFICA VICTORY LAYS GROUNDWORK FOR MOVEMENT. by Juan Gonzalez.

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