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Pick the brain of ‘Alternative Radio’ host David Barsamian

Journalist speaks Oct. 5 at Astoria’s Performing Arts Center

Published on October 4, 2018 8:39AM

David Barsamian

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David Barsamian

ASTORIA — Investigative journalist David Barsamian, host of the public radio show “Alternative Radio,” will give a talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at Astoria’s Performing Arts Center.

This event is sponsored by KMUN/Coast Community Radio, and is free to the public. Donations at the door will be gratefully accepted.

“Alternative Radio,” which airs on Coast Community Radio every Thursday at 3 p.m., is now in its 32th year. Barsamian lectures nationally on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda and the media. He has co-authored numerous books with authors such as Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. His forthcoming book with Noam Chomsky is “Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy.”

Barsamian is the winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU’s Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. He is the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center and the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy.


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