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KALW

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KALW's mission is to provide listeners with independent, credible news and information from a variety of local, national and international sources. KALW also produces local programs that connect listeners to their communities, highlighting the music, arts and literature of the San Francisco Bay Area. Additionally, the station supports the educational mission of the San Francisco Unified School District by both informing the public about the San Francisco schools and creating opportunities for student-learning in radio.

Pieces

Caption: The tree house
Sandip struggles with a “getting back to nature” trip.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Amy Tan and Sandip Roy at the Jaipur Lit. Fest., Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip and writers Amy Tan and Rabih Alameddine explore what makes Jaipur one of the greatest literature festivals in the world.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jaipur Lit Fest panel, Credit: Sandip Roy
Writer Sandip Roy experiences a deeper meaning to the 'Lit fest’ circuit.

  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: A jungle cat (aka not a Tiger), Credit: Sandip Roy
What's in a tiger sighting? For some it's more important than anything else.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
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As national organizers for The Women’s March and leaders of The Resistance Revival Chorus, artist activists Paola Mendoza and Sarah Sophie Flicker ...

Bought by KCMJ Community Radio, KFCF FM, KUT, WNIN, KSJD and more


  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Sandip forgets to feed his social media stream, and reconnects with the world.

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Sandip at the Grand Hotel in Nainital.
Manipur’s court records talk about a game back in the 1st century AD and what’s different about polo in Manipur is that this not just a game for po...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
Why should biology decide when you'll have a baby? Now the decision about when to have children has a new wrinkle--"how" to make a baby. As journal...

Bought by WNIN, KUT, KSJD, and KWMR


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Trans activists protest the Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Bill, Credit: Sandip Roy
In 2014 the Indian Supreme did something amazing. In a country that still criminalizes gay sex, it said transgender community deserved the right to...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Tamsin Kearns with staff and residents at Sweetwater Spectrum’s farmstand., Credit: Jesse Rhodes
Over the next decade, between 500,000 and a million children with autism will age into adulthood. Advocates say when it comes to giving these indiv...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2017
  • Length: 10:18
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There are girls all around the globe addressing tough issues that no young person should have to deal with--but must, by the luck of where and when...

Bought by WNIN, WORT, KWMR, KSJD, and KUT


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A work of art sparking protest is nothing new, but Padmavati takes the art of taking offence to another level.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Rose Aguilar, Credit: Laura Flynn
Net Neutrality rules prohibits internet service providers from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, but that’s about to change. On t...

  • Added: Dec 02, 2017
  • Length: 51:18
Caption: Christina Psarra, Credit: Lauren Schiller
Refugees literally sacrifice everything to keep their families safe. Christina Psarra, head of mission for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian ...

Bought by KWMR, WNIN, KUT, and KSJD


  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Once the white man came to India to lift the natives out of their heathen darkness (and take their jute, iron and Kohinoor diamond). But in the fil...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jessica Jin
After the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs TX and the over 300 other mass shootings this year, I thought maybe we’d be having a new ...

Bought by WNIN, KUT, KSJD, KKRN, and KRCB-FM "Radio 91"


  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Two months after hurricane Maria, many people in Puerto Rico are still living without electricity and clean drinking water. On this week’s media ro...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2017
  • Length: 50:02
Caption: New America Media Logo
Sandy Close, a MacArthur genius with an idea a minute, created an organization of ethnic media providers 20 years ago so as to fill in the gaps of ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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This week, former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Rick Gates were indicted on a long list of crimes, including mone...

Bought by KFCF FM


  • Added: Nov 03, 2017
  • Length: 53:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kate Black
More women than ever are raising their hands to run for office. But what does it actually take to to win? And what will be different when they do? ...

Bought by KWMR, KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, KUT, and WNIN


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5