National Radio Producer, Author
Ideal Use: Any media related program; public broadcasting issues including television, propaganda, censorship or issues of media balance, fairness, accuracy or bigotry; foreign policy
He is the founder and director of Alternative Radio, an independent, award-winning, weekly radio program produced in Boulder, Colorado. See recent article on AR’s 25th anniversary at: http://www.dailycamera.com/entertainment/ci_17836039
He is the author of numerous books with Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Eqbal Ahmad, Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His series of books with Chomsky, America’s leading dissident, have sold in the hundreds of thousands and have been translated into many languages. His latest books are What We Say Goes with Noam Chomsky and Targeting Iran. He lectures all over the world. In December 2007, he gave the Eqbal Ahmad lectures in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan.
Alternative Radio presents information and perspectives that are ignored or distorted in the corporate-controlled media. The one-hour program is broadcast on more than 125 public radio stations around the world. Barsamian is also National Producer of Making Contact, another weekly radio program. His interviews and articles appear in The Progressive, The Nation, Z and other journals and magazines.
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