One Hundred New Pirate Radio Stations
19 Nov 2004 16:50 GMT
In light of recent actions against Knoxville's First Amendment Radio and other pirate radio stations across the country, it is time for Indymedia activists to challenge the corporate stranglehold on the public airwaves and take it to the air. Pirate radio is a legitimate forum for the expression of community voices. The only reason that corporations have their stranglehold on our voices is because we have not done enough to resist and challenge. Examples like Nashville's Radio Free Nashville LPFM are excellent examples of legal low powered community radio, but the FCC has only given out a limited number of low power radio licenses, so for the vast majority of communities in this country which have no true community voice, pirate radio remains their only real option...