What’s going on with Pacifica Radio Network? They have faced a financial crisis for years, stemming from paying rent to the Empire State Realty Trust, who house the transmitter for Pacifica station WBAI in New York. In 2016, a legal judgement allowed the Empire State Realty Trust to seize Pacifica’s assets if Pacifica was unable to […]
Madison College Journalism Program, WORT 89.9 FM and The Progressive magazine present a live talk and book signing with Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! This will be on Saturday, May 6th, at 1:30 pm at Madison College downtown campus, 211 N. Carroll, room 240. The free event celebrates the paperback release of Democracy Now!–20 Years […]
Join Amy Goodman, host of Democracy NOW!, and co-author Denis Moynihan for a book release event to benefit WORT 89.9 FM Community Radio in collaboration with The Wisconsin Book Festival and A Room of One’s Own Bookstore. The book, “Democracy NOW! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America” chronicles the show’s history of cutting-edge investigative […]
Big decisions helped by your input by Susan Sheldon, Listener Sponsor Liaison What do you, our listeners, want to hear on WORT that you’re not getting from other media? That’s a question we focus on when we make decisions about what to broadcast on WORT. But we also have to weigh those decisions against programming […]
Move Your Caboose is a 5k Run/Walk to benefit Red Caboose daycare‘s scholarships which cover the tuition of 40% of low-income families in the neighborhood that attend the daycare and can’t afford to pay the full price. It will be held at 8:30am on Saturday, July 13th at Marquette School. Learn more:
On Friday, March 22nd, the 8 O’Clock Buzz featured an excerpt from Democracy Now. The segment features Amy Goodman and Arundhati Roy speaking about the Iraq war. Ten years ago the Iraq war began. Below is the video of the segment that was played on today’s Buzz.