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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

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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 KCMJ Community Radio, KSJD, KUT, and WNIN


  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 4
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The "MeToo" hashtag carries more weight than your average social media meme.

  • Added: Nov 01, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
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The open enrollment period for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act begins on Wednesday, November 1st, and runs for three months in Cal...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 53:15
Caption: Ashe Bhosle in Kolkata, Credit: Sandip Roy
Once Asha effortlessly brought India to my kitchen in California. Now she transported me from a balmy night in a park in Kolkata to a foggy evening...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Carrie Goldberg, Esq., Credit: Maria Karas Photography
In Part 1 of the hour: With the Harvey Weinstein tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations, it has everyone asking, will this be the moment when eve...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWMR, KSJD, KUT, and WNIN


  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Cristi Hegranes wanted to be a foreign correspondent since the time she was 6 years old. Within days of achieving her dream job, after all the trad...

Bought by KUT, KSJD, and WNIN


  • Added: Oct 19, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Chinna Masta Kali, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip Roy has a different perspective on India's version of Halloween.

  • Added: Oct 17, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jeremy Jue with his dad, Robert, Credit: Jeremy Jue
“Lasting Letters: Leaving a legacy behind” reports on legacy letters and how they are helping people prepare for death, say goodbye, and grieve lov...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 17:46
Caption: Comics on the panel about comedy and politics, Credit: Sandip Roy
70 years after Independence it sometimes feels as if Indians are still to develop a funny bone. Especially when it comes to politicians.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: Jennifer Brea, Credit: Tommy Lau
Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler, a Harvard PhD student and a Princeton grad. She was engaged to be married to the man she loved. Then one day sh...

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


  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Jakeri Bawcum, Credit: Cornelia Banks
Jakeri Bawcum was just five days old when she was placed in foster care. Her childhood and adolescence was tough. She shuffled between foster home...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 21:56
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Safe Time Home Sharing, a new nonprofit, is trying to alleviate the homelessness crisis by asking East Bay residents to open their homes, and tempo...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2017
  • Length: 09:15
Caption: Bonny Simi
When Bonny Simi was 14 years old, she made a list of life goals--to be a pilot, go to college, be a TV broadcaster, be an Olympic athlete and to bu...

Bought by WNIN, KWMR, KSJD, KUT, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 28, 2017
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: A Thai temple replica for Durga Puja, Credit: Sandip Roy
It takes only a few hours to fly from Kolkata to Bangkok, and a weekend in Bangkok is quite common. But there’s very little of Thailand in Kolkata.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 06:00
Caption: SFPD outside the syringe access program on July 26, 2017., Credit: Andy Bosselman
In the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, the San Francisco Police Department may be preventing injection drug users from getting clean needles. That cou...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 10:55
Caption: Bruce Davis, Zen Hospice resident, listens to guitar played by Thad Povey., Credit: JoAnn Mar
There's an increased use of live music at Bay Area’s major hospitals and hospices to bring healing and comfort to people who are near death.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 09:25
Caption: Leila Janah
New book, new intro! There are billions of people across the world who are living in poverty and 800 million people who are illiterate--two-thirds ...

Bought by KSJD


  • Added: Sep 21, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 1