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Photos: WBCN through the years

A look back at WBCN
Photos of WBCBN and its personalities from the Boston Phoenix archives
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 17, 2009
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Corporate parent kills WBCN

WBCN-FM, a/k/a the “Rock of Boston,” has as storied a history as any Boston radio station, but its 41-year run on the local airwaves is ending with a whimper.
Closing time
By ADAM REILLY AND MIKE MILIARD  |  July 17, 2009
Danny Schechter dissects WBCN's demise

Danny Schechter dissects WBCN's demise


 As I note in a piece that'll be online later today, there are a few different theories about what killed WBCN, including the station's shift...
By Adam Reilly  |  July 15, 2009
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Still dissecting

A year after releasing his remarkably prescient film on the then-nascent financial crisis, In Debt We Trust , veteran progressive journalist Danny Schechter finally made it onto CNBC.
Danny Schechter’s bid for media reform
By DAN KENNEDY  |  April 10, 2008

Feast or famine?


Jack Shafer defends the press pre-Iraq
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 21, 2007
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Won’t get fooled again

Seymour Hersh’s April 17 New Yorker article, which reported that a “messianic” Bush White House was contemplating regime change and tactical nuclear strikes to pre-empt Iran’s bomb-building program, landed with its own explosive power last week.
With reports of Iran-war drums beating, how will the media react this time around?  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  April 25, 2006


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Numbing carnage

On the morning of March 8, viewers had their first sip of coffee to a grisly sight on the news shows: grainy video of roughly two-dozen dead Iraqis lined up in a makeshift morgue, many of them apparently bound and strangled.
Once an upbeat hit, Bush’s Iraq show has jumped the shark
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  March 15, 2006