Over the course of her twenty-five years on air, Friday host Esty Dinur has regularly offered coverage on the Zapatistas, a group of revolutionary Indigenous activists in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico. For today’s show, we get updates on the Zapatista movement from journalist Kurt Hackbarth and writer and organizer Hilary Klein, who […]
Radio activist Lorenzo W. Milam died in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico on July 21, 2020 at the age of 86. He is survived by over 300 community radio stations, including WORT 89.9 FM Madison. Milam was fascinated with radio since his childhood in Jacksonville, Florida where he listened for hours to broadcasts from Nashville, New […]
Full episodes of WORT’s Daily Local News are now available wherever you get your podcasts. Each evening, the reporters and volunteer team at WORT will bring you the latest in breaking news, arts and culture, and everything in between. New episodes are available every Monday through Thursday at 7:30 PM. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, […]
Boombox the Lockdown was a virtual “simultaneous listening” event hosted by WORT that took place on Sunday, May 3 noon-5 pm. This was the 3rd Community Boombox event hosted by WORT, following Boombox the Wasteland in June 2011 and BBTW 2 in September 2013 which were co-produced and organized by musician, producer and community activist Wendy […]
Last summer when we were planning a trip to East Africa, our Safari operator mentioned a music festival in Zanzibar. The Sauti Za Busara Festival is in its 17th year and includes performers from all over Africa. The schedule coincided nicely with our Tanzania national parks tour. Representing WORT, we received press credentials and were […]
A monthly meeting to discuss the vast array of technological issues facing WORT. From anti-virus to transmitters, we cover it all.