Smiley & West are back on Chicago Radio! Sundays at 3pm on WCPT 820AM - Chicago's Progressive Talk - starting November 4, and Saturdays at 11am on WVON 1690AM - The Talk of Chicago - starting November 10. WCPT will also carry The Tavis Smiley Show Sundays at 2pm.
The following is an incomplete list of articles and posts stemming from Chicago Public Media's decision to drop "Smiley & West":
Facebook -- WBEZhatesSmileyandWest.
Related event 11/8/12.
* On balance, WBEZ removes "Smiley & West" from lineup - Robert Feder TimeOut Chicago * Chicago's WBEZ is the 4th station to drop Smiley and West - Paul Riismandel Radio Survivor * Read Tavis Smiley's letter to the autocratic, elite-appointed, & divinely inspired WBEZ CEO Malatia here. * Tavis Smiley is out at WBEZ - and he's not smiling - Laura Washington Chicago Sun-Times * Tavis Smiley responds to Chicago Public Media CEO Torey Malatia - Paul Riismandel Radio Survivor * Smiley to WBEZ: "Demeaning, derogatory and dead wrong" - Robert Feder TimeOut Chicago * Poynter * Tavis Smiley Responds To Cancellation Of "Smiley & West" In Open Letter To Chicago Public Radio, WBEZ Sacramento Bee * Smiley & West: What do you think? - Matt Martin KALW-FM * Huffington Post * Tavis Smiley Fires Back At WBEZ's Malatia Over Smiley & West Cancellation Chicagoist * Smiley Blasts WBEZ After Being Canceled Radio Ink * Tavis Smiley Publicly Blasts WBEZ-FM Over Cancellation Of 'Smiley & West' - Larz Chicagoland Radio and Media * Smiley fires back at WBEZ's cancellation of Smiley & West - Dru Sefton Current * "Smiley & West" Off WBEZ Andrew Huff Gapers Block * Free Republic * Tavis Smiley, WBEZ drop the gloves T Dog Media * Protests against censorship and blacklists at WTTW and WBEZ to grow after 'public' radio in Chicago dumps popular Tavis Smiley show - George N. Schmidt - Substance News * Tavis Smiley Responds To Cancellation Of "Smiley & West" In Open Letter To Chicago Public Radio, WBEZ - The Street * Media Alliance * Tavis Smiley To WBEZ: Stop Lying Politics, Race And Our Narrowing Discourse Beachwood Reporter * Talkers * African/Black America - Tavis Smiley Blasts Chicago Public Media CEO Over Show's Cancellation - african-america.net * Tavis Smiley Responds to Cancellation of "Smiley & West" in Chicago Black Agenda Report * Richard Prince's Journal-isms - Smiley Irate at Cancellation by Chicago Public Radio - Richard Prince * Punditry, audience declines cost "Smiley & West" stations - Mike Janssen Current * Activists, National Black Wall Street Organization Leader, Father Pfleger join activist and "Urban Translator" Wallace "Gator" Bradley and others in challenging WBEZ to reinstate the Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West show - Mark S Allen Chicago Now * Pacifica Foundation - Pacifica Foundation Rejects Chicago's WBEZ-FM's Negative Characterization of "Advocacy Identity" in American Media Blackbird Press News * Pacifica Foundation Condemns "Smiley & West" Cancellation Radio World * Pacifica Foundation rejects Chicago's WBEZ-FM's negative characterization of "Advocacy Identity" in American media North Dallas Gazette * Tavis Smiley Fires Back At WBEZ's Malatia Over Smiley & West Cancellation Progressive Democrats of Illinois * Smiley & West Radio Show Being Dropped by Media Outlets Around the Country Your Black World * Radio Discussions * Progressive Democrats of Illinois * Dr. Safiya Hoskins * Tavis Smiley returning to Chicago after WBEZ cancellation Chicago Tribune * Current * Newstips * Smiley & West radio program returns to the Chicago market with two new affiliates * Copy Line Magazine * North Star News * BlackLegalIssues * BradleyReport * TimeoutChicago <
This entry was posted by Scott Sanders, a co-founder to date of seven Chicago area media and democracy activist groups.
Sanders has worked for long stretches in social science research, in the creation of video documentaries, as a librarian, and also in movie theater management.
You can link to Scott's combined curriculum vitae, timeline, and resume here.
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