Radio Chicagoland Sunday July 8, 2012 WSBC AM 1240 and WCFJ AM 1470 radio 8-10 am. Host Ray Hanania, producer Kheir Fakhreldine. Guests include Steve Brown, spokesman to Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan discussing the definitive bias of the Chicago tribune newspaper, driven by its anger over opposition Madigan and others have given to the Tribune's bullying tactics to win deep taxpayer funded grants to renovate Wrigley Field, their former private baseball stadium, and their anger over Madigan's opposition to bringing lights to Wrigley Field. The Tribune is an example of how the media compromises its ethics on issues important to its corporate business interests; We also discuss the failure of journalists like WMAQ blogger (The Ward Room) Edward McClelland to acknowledge their mistakes and errors in making their often erroneous political conclusions and false accusations. Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern. too. Alison Weir, executive director of IfAMericansKnews.org, exploring media bias in the case of the death of two-time Pulitzer Prize winning reporter Anthony Shadid and the failure of the New York Times to public disclose its role in the death of Shadid who was died while crossing into Syria on Feb. 16, 2012. www.RadioChicagoland.com. Also discussions of Joe Walsh's outrageous attacks against Tammy Duckworth in the 8th District Congressional race and how Republicans are the first to jump on the issue of "patriotism" and military service to garner votes but will attack Democrats like Duckworth asserting that Duckworth has excessively talked about her war service which cost her both her legs.
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Radio Chicagoland Sunday June 24, 2012 with Ray Hanania, Kheir Fakhreldin and Nada Tadros. Featuring interviews with Pat Camden, spokesman for the Fraternal Order of Police on the rising street gang problem, and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's failure to address Chicago Police needs. We discuss how to battle street gangs and the need to hire more police in Chicago. Police ranks are down from a high of 13,000 to under 10,000 officers. Also we talk with Matt Sienkiewicz who produced the documentary Live from Bethlehem which focuses on the Maan News Agency, one of the most independent and professional journalism news organizations covering Palestine and Israel. While the Arab and Jewish media have focused on partisan politics, Maan News provides the news straight and objective. www.MaanNews.net. We also discuss the reactions to the presidential elections in Egypt and the winner Mohammed Mursi, defeating the Mubarak era prime minister Ahmed Shafiq whow as favored by the military. Mursi is with the Muslim Brotherhood. Christians have begun expressing anger and disappointment in the election results. We'll see how Democracy survives and whether Egypt will break their peace with Israel. Also, we discuss the Jerry Sandusky conviction and the need to continue to hold Penn State responsible for the culture of exploitation of children by its sports establishment. So many at Penn State were silent knowing how Sandusky was but doing nothing about it to protect their college achievements in sports and football. www.RadioChicagoland.com
Radio Chicagoland Sunday June 17, 2012. Ray Hanania. Guests include Nidal AbuShaqra and Dana AbuShaqra on the disappearance of their relative Haidar AbuShaqra on Dec. 7, 2011 in Connecticut. On the Terrorism Watch List, Haidar mysteriously disappeared. Was he taken by the FBI or the Justice Department? Did something bad happen as a result of a controversial lease arrangement? Did he flee the country in the face of some financial problems? The family believes he did not flee the country (the government has his passport);
Amin El-Gamal discusses his TV role on HBO's new series Newsroom. In episode 5 July 22, Amin plays an Egyptian blogger covering the pro-Democracy protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square. We talka bout his positive role on TV and the challenges he has faced as an American Arab actor. Plus we plan a July 22 Amin El-Gamal Day to celebrate the show's broadcast.
Ali Younes discusses the election for president in Egypt.
www.RadioChicagoland.com WSBC 1240 AM and WCFJ 1470 AM radio. Ray Hanania and Kheir Fakhreldin.
Radio Baladi Friday May 18, 2012 with host Ray Hanania on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit and Dearborn region www.RadioBaladi.com.
Palestinian journalist Mohammed Najib based in Ramallah, Palestine discusses the financial scandal involving Mohammed Rashid, the former financial adviser to the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat, and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas. Also Najib discusses how Palestinians are coping under Israeli persecution and occupation and also facing terrorism and violence from the Israeli settler movement that is ignored by the American mainstream news media. We also talk about Syria. And, Host Ray Hanania talks about the bias against Arabs in Chicago under the administration of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.