Michael Novick: Since KPFK went to a “strip-programming” model about a decade ago, with gate-keepers controlling access to the airwaves and limiting free speech and community engagement, its audience has been cut in half.
Michael Novick is a former KPFK Local Station Board chair and treasurer, a former Pacifica National Board director and treasurer, and current candidate for the LSB. He is a long-time anti-racist and trade union activist, a movement journalist and published author, editor of Turning The Tide and on the staff of Change Links. He has been a listener-sponsor member of Pacifica stations in NY, the Bay Area and southern California for decades. He is active in Anti-Racist Action, Interfaith Communities United for Justice & Peace, and IfNotNow, as well as around police and prison abolition. He can be reached at email@example.com