On Resistance: Radio , Community and Creativity

Topic: On Resistance: Radio , Community and Creativity
Segment: D Report
Participants: Co- host J from “ On Resistance.” KPFK 90.7, Radio Pacifica http://www.kpfk.org/,
https://soundcloud.com/on-resistance, https://www.facebook.com/onresistance, http://onresistanceradio.tumblr.com/,
Broadcast Air Date: 12/22/17 KUCR 88.3 FM.
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org
Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.
Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion points:
What is counter media?
How do we create authentic communication?
What is the role of radio as a form that people have self-organized to respond to crisis?
How does radio become a medium of real dialogue?
What are some of the inherent contradictions in trying be free with our speech while broadcasting on the radio?
How does counter media push back against the dominant narrative?
What is the history of free radio movements?
Was the FCC as government agency, developed to facilitate corporations’ access to the radio waves?
What is DIY radio?
Is there a place for direct raw honesty on the radio?
What does community radio sound like?
How do we model on the radio, what horizontal participatory dialogue sounds like?
What happens when we share or healthy community conversations on the radio?
What are the mainstream expectations of radio “professionalism?”
What is the role of community participation in radio?
Do we always have to assume opposing points of view?
What is the difference between supporting invested dialogue over debate?
Why is there an assumption that media and or reporting must take a neutral stance?
How do we amplify the erased and or under heard narratives?
How do we make space on radio to sit with people and share dialogues of creativity?
How does radio offer opportunities to amplify different stories?
How does radio change the conversations we can hold?
Do we believed in our own narrative without seeking external validation?
We can create our own theory?
Our communities have their own stories to tell.

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