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  • DirecTV okays channels from PBS and ITVS

    02/16/2010 3:14:43 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 2 replies · 222+ views
    Current ^ | Dec. 13, 1999 | Steve Behrens and Karen Everhart Bedford
    Dec. 15, a new nonprofit called Link Media Inc.--founded by ITVS, Internews Network and Internews Interactive--will begin feeding WorldLink TV, a new channel that provides independently produced documentaries, interactive program, global perspectives and world music. Both were being rushed into existence for launch Dec. 15 [1999]--the deadline set by the FCC for implementation of a 1992 law that requires DirecTV and other DBS companies to use 4 percent of their channel capacity for noncommercial educational and informational programming. The initial delivery medium for the channels will be DirecTV, the largest direct satellite broadcaster, with 7.8 million subscribing households. The company...
  • Danny Glover on Haiti and Climate Change: We Have to Act Now

    01/14/2010 12:34:40 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 53 replies · 1,431+ views ^ | JANUARY 13, 2010 |
    With thoughtful insight into the devastation that struck Haiti yesterday, Link TV board member Danny Glover spoke with our friends at GRITtv today to discuss steps forward for the Haitian capital. Glover points out that in this great moment of internationalism, the U.S. has the opportunity to rebuild its relationship with Haiti, and he voices a warning that disasters like this will inevitably strike again as climate change continues.
  • Tracking Left wing funding of NPR

    01/02/2010 5:41:39 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 40 replies · 3,045+ views
    As you start to read all this, you'll laugh at how incestuous it all gets. Let's start with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which as I've noted in the past is tied in with the Soros foundation. Together, the two worked on something called The Project on Death in America.(PDIA) And speaking of Mr Soros, he himself(his foundations) have given directly to NPR. Compared to some of the other numbers I'm seeing, it's a small amount of $250,000. But it doesn't matter. Soros money is soros money in my book. Additional information about RWJF can be found here....
  • George Soros has a TV channel called LinkTV - LINK TV: Daily Poisoning of Millions

    01/03/2010 3:00:30 AM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 22 replies · 1,089+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | April 14th, 2008 | Pamela Gellar
    Today's edition of LINK TV, vile Arab/leftist propaganda brought to you by the Annenberg Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wallace Global Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Shei'rah Foundation, Open Society Institute (the notorious George Soros), John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Otto Haas Charitable Trust, and Park Foundation. In the war of ideas, these manure packaged as journalism is seen in 29 million homes in the US and 280 million people including 21 Arab countries all over the Middle East. Today's clip features "Is War on the Horizon?/Tension in Gaza/...
  • Palast, Pascarella Face Homeland Security Charges [Greg Palast facing criminal charges]

    09/08/2006 6:02:14 PM PDT · by summer · 12 replies · 925+ views
    a left site | Sept, 7, 2006 | Zach Roberts
    Yes, the rumor’s true. Greg Palast is facing a criminal complaint from the Department of Homeland Security stemming from his filming the Hurricane Katrina investigation for Link TV and Democracy Now. The film’s producer, Matt Pascarella, is also facing the legal wrath of Big Brother. It appears the complaint is about filming a sensitive national security site owned by Exxon petroleum. It seems that photographing major Bush donors is now a federal offense. Reached at an undisclosed location, Palast says, “Let’s not get over-excited. They haven’t measured us for our orange suits yet.” During questioning by Homeland Security, Palast asked,...