The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 16, 2020
12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz
2 AM: The A List: Sam Hopkins
6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian
9 AM: Johnny Be Good: John Corvino
12 Noon: Report To The Listeners: General Manager Steve di Costanzo
1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone
4 PM: Pete Stewart
6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island
7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News
7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting
8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris
- Neil deMause is a journalist who formerly served as news editor at the Village Voice and a contributing editor to City Limits. Author of, “The Brooklyn Wars: The Stories Behind the Remaking of New York’s Most Celebrated Borough,” and “Field of Schemes: How the Great Stadium Swindle Turns Public Money into Private Profit,” he discusses his recent article, “Media Dutifully Report Trump’s Fiddling as Coronavirus Burns Through World,” and other issues related to media coverage of the Trump administration’s handling of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
- Sasha Abramsky, freelance journalist and author whose most recent book is titled, “Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream.” His newest book, “Little Wonder: The Fabulous Story of Lottie Dod, The World’s First Female Sports Superstar, will be published in June. He’ll be talking about his recent article, “How Can the US Confront Coronavirus with 28 Million People Uninsured?” …and issues related to this deadly global pandemic.
- Margaret L. Andersen, the Edward F. and Elizabeth Goodman Rosenberg Professor Emerita at the University of Delaware, talks about her new book, “Getting Smart About Race: An American Conversation.”
- Richard Hill, host of WPKN shows, “First Tuesday Rainy Day Radio” and “Organic Farm Stand: and rotating host of the public affairs program “Mic Check,” is a musician, teacher and mentor with youth radio Connecticut. He’ll discuss his maiden voyage to Cuba where he spent a week listening to folkloric and popular music, conversing with students, cab drivers and musicians and conducting several interviews including one with a lead journalist and announcer for the English Language Service of Radio Havana Cuba, the government-run outlet that broadcasts in 7 languages globally via shortwave and on line. (www.radiohc.cu)
10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon
We talk with Peter Heller about his terrific new novel, a thriller set on a river above the Arctic Circle. It’s called The River. Then, we re-air our 2017 interview with historian Timothy Snyder about his cautionary tale about the descent into authoritarianism. The book is On Tyranny.
11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island
2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien