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UpFront Radio: This Week

UpFront 8/05/2005 (60m 0s, Real streaming audio)

  • Chinese on the Job? - A report on a language controversy at a posh San Francisco hotel.
  • The Legacy of Hiroshima - Prof. Ron Takaki on what Hiroshima has meant for Japan and America 60 years later.
  • Desert Poet- Saudi Poet Nimah Nawwab on her homeland, the death of King Fahd, women's rights and more.
  • From the Red Zone - Remembering journalist Steven Vincent, recently killed in Iraq

Dispatches from the New Majority airs Fridays at noon and repeats Sundays at 2:30 p.m. on KALW, 91.7 FM. Each week NCM produces a one-hour news and culture audio magazine from California's burgeoning ethnic media and ethnic communities. The headlines give listeners insight into the stories and voices coming out of ethnic media--media that reach over half the state's residents.

Drop in segments are available in 5 and 9 minute modules for broadcast on public radio.

Contact us for more information on syndication or story suggestions and ideas, at

Nuestro Foro: NCM Radio Central Valley (Spanish)

A one hour weekly program in Spanish, airs every Wednesday at 7:00 PM community based radio station KFCF 88.1 FM of Fresno.

The program is sponsored by NCM and Frente Indigena Oaxaqueño Binacional.

KFCF is operated by the Fresno Free College Foundation and carries mostly KPFA signal and produces some local programs.

“Nuestro Foro” is produced and hosted by Eduardo Stanley of New California Media and Rufino Dominguez of Frente Indigena Oaxaqueño Binacional.

The program has a format of news, analysis with interviews, community events and music.

Some of the issues addressed in the program are Immigration, Health, Social Participation, Population Growth in the Valley, Religion, and more.

For more information, contact:
Frente Indigena Oaxaqueño Binacional at (559) 499-1178,
or write to

Upfront Radio Highlights

Double Whammy: A Gay Immigrant from Pakistan Faces Deportation (8:05, mp3, 1.0 MB)

A Day in the Life of the Undocumented (8:57, mp3, 1.0 MB)

Ethnic Media Reach Out After the Tsunami - A News Report(5:25, mp3, 644 KB)

Roundup on how Ethnic Media are reporting on war (NCM newscast 3/28/03): (6:08, mp3, 1.05MB)

Korean grocers enlisted in the war on terror; Backlash from Mexican identification card (NCM newscast 1/24/03): (5:06, mp3, 900KB)

SF school split and new parental activism (All Things Considered): (9:09, mp3, 1.57MB)

"Hamburger Curry" commentary by Sandip Roy: (3:51, mp3, 681KB)

Bay Area Bollywood boom (Morning Edition): (5:05, mp3, 898KB)

Immigrant nannies transformed into medical workers to meet California’s growing health care demand; Mexican mariachi musicians being replaced by banda and hip hop disk jockeys (NCM newscast 1/10/03): (9:14, mp3, 1.58MB)

The Patriot Act and Ramadan giving (Morning Edition): (4:48, mp3, 848KB)

For syndication, contact us at