I've added a link to the top of the Index page highlighting a film event that Chicago Media Action is co-sponsoring. It's two presentations of the noted film Afghan Massacre, which WTTW refused to show.
And speaking of our friends at 5400 N. St. Louis, the Chicago Tribune Magazine will have a feature article about Chicago's PBS affiliate:
Running WTTW into the ground
The legendary Bill McCarter spent 28 years making channel 11 a model for other PBS television stations. His successors needed only five years to bring it to the brink of calamity.
DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed on this
website are those of the individual members of Chicago Media
Action who authored them, and not necessarily those of the entire
membership of Chicago Media Action, nor of Chicago Media Action
as an organization.
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.