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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
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Scott Harris, Best Radio News Reporter
WPKN Radio, 89.5 FM

"Giving Voice to Dissent: Bridgeport's WPKN Radio Covers The News With Left-Of-Center Takes Not Found In The Mainstream Media" Hartford Courant, Feb. 26, 2003

"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003


War And Profiteering

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
In-depth compilation on Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

"Iraq On The Record," U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman report, March 16, 2004

"Greenspan Testimony Highlights Bush Plan for Deliberate Federal Bankruptcy," by Michael Meurer,, March 2, 2004

"Noam Chomsky on Middle East Conflict and U.S. War Plan Against Iraq," Between The Lines interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by Scott Harris, for the Week Ending May 3, 2002

"The Iraq War & The Bush Administration's Pursuit of Global Domination," Counterpoint, Sept. 15, 2003

The Iraq Crisis, a Global Policy Forum, UN Security Council section on the 13 years of sanctions and other background of the war, the humanitarian situation, the importance of Iraq's huge oil resources, and disputes over a post-war government and reconstruction plan

"Occupation, Inc." Southern Exposure, Winter, 2003/2004

"Pipeline Politics: Oil, The Taliban, and the Political Balance of Central Asia," World Press Review Special Report, Nov.-Dec. 2001

"War Profiteering," by The Nation editors, April 24, 2003

"An Annotated Saddam Chronology," ZNet, Dec. 15, 2003

Civil Liberties

"The Global Gulag: Into The Shadows," by Tom Engelhardt,, April 5, 2004

"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003

"FBI Memo: Tactics Used During Protests And Demonstrations" Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oct. 15, 2003

"F.B.I. Scrutinizes Antiwar Rallies" by Eric Lichtblau, New York Times, Nov. 23, 2003

"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2

"Germany In 1933: The Easy Slide Into Fascism," The Crisis Papers, June 9, 2003

Multi-Ethnic Issues Advocacy

Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson's Commentaries, The Hutchinson Report
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For The Week Ending Oct. 29, 2004


Bush Regime/Election 2004

"Voter Registration Scandal Spreads To Pennsylvania," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct. 20, 2004

"Lawmakers Prod CIA for Pre-9/11 Accountability Report," The Los Angeles Times, Oct. 20, 2004

"The Art Of Stealing Elections," by Robert Kuttner, Boston Globe, Oct. 20, 2004

"Cowed Mary: Another GOP 'Contrived-versy,'" by Wayne Besen, Outlet Radio, Oct. 20, 2004

"Kids Opt For Kerry In Bellwether Online Poll," Reuters, Oct. 20, 2004

"Bush Relatives Use Website To Support Kerry," Boston Globe, Oct. 20, 2004

"The Emperor Has No Clothes," by Robert Bly, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Oct. 20, 2004

"'We're Not Going To Have Any Casualties,'" CNN, Oct. 20, 2004

"Sucking Democracy Dry: The Rot In Right Wing Culture," by Rick Perlstein, Village Voice, Oct. 19, 2004

"Bush Gets 'F' In Civil Rights," by Marjorie Cohn, Truthout, Oct. 19, 2004

"The 9/11 Secret In The CIA's Back Pocket," by Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times, Oct. 19, 2004

"Florida 2000, The Sequel: Five Ways The Election Could End Up In Court, Again," by Richard L. Hasen, Slate, Oct. 18, 2004

"By Any Means: Unlike The 1960's, Subtle Means To Suppress The Vote," by Gary Younge, Guardian/UK, Oct. 18, 2004

"Bulletin On The Bush Bulge," by David Lindorff, Counterpunch, Oct. 18, 2004

"Problematic Polls: Measuring The Measurement Of Public Opinion," by Catriona Stuart, The New Standard, Oct. 18, 2004

"Transcript: Third Presidential Debate," The Washington Post, Oct. 13, 2004


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Secret Report Details Plan To Draft Medics," The New York Times, Oct. 20, 2004

"The Empire Exposed," by Anthony Gregory,, Oct. 20, 2004

"Seeking Out Monsters," by Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Guardian/UK, Oct. 19, 2004

"Pentagon Rewards Generals, Corporations, Tied To Abu Ghraib Scandal," by Christopher Shumway & Brian Dominick, The New Standard, Oct. 17, 2004


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq

"Failure In Fallujah," Christian Science Monitor, Oct. 20, 2004

"'Marines Vent Frustration In Western Iraq," Associated Press, Oct. 19, 2004


Civil Liberties

"Civil Liberties Trio Says Theirs Were Denied," Mail Tribune, Oct. 19, 2004

"The Other War: A Three Year Assault On Civil Liberties," by Elaine Cassel, Alternet, Oct. 19, 2004

"Indymedia Servers Seizure Update," by Wendy Grossman, ZNet, Oct. 19, 2004

"Former Guantanamo Staff Corroborate Inmates' Claims Of Torture, Abuse," by Jessica Azulay, The New Standard, Oct. 18, 2004


Media Issues

"Sinclair Broadcasting's Long History Of Journalistic And Corporate Deception," by Jason Leopold, Common Dreams, Oct. 20, 2004

"Eternal Twilight Of The Sinclair Mind," by Paul Schmelzer, Alternet, Oct. 20, 2004

"It Took Jon Stewart To Gun Down Crossfire," by Antonia Zerbisias, Toronto Star/Canada, Oct. 19, 2004

"Reporters Suspended For Attending Springsteen 'Vote For Change' Concert," Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Oct. 19, 2004

"Nightline's Moral Obtuseness In Vietnam," by Rahul Mahajan, Empire Notes, Oct. 19, 2004

"When A Media Company Runs Amuck," CJR Campaign Desk editorial, Oct. 19, 2004

"Sinclair Fires Journalist After Critical Comments," Los Angeles Times, Oct. 19, 2004

"Orwellian Twist On The Campaign," by John Nichols, The Nation, Oct. 18, 2004

"Sinclair Fires Washington Bureau Chief," By Kasey Jones, The Associated Press, Oct. 18, 2004

"Take Our Airwaves Back," by Howard Dean,, Oct. 18, 2004

"Winona LaDuke Caught In A Crossfire," by Rory O'Connor,, Oct. 18, 2004

"Sinclair Fiddles While FCC Sleeps," by Timothy Karr,, Oct. 13, 2004



"The Free Speech Movement And Howard Stern," by Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, Oct. 16, 2004

"Courtroom Speech By Antiwar Activist," by Rosemarie Jackowski, Electronic Iraq, Oct. 15, 2004


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