Sources for WTO Coverage
Here is a quick look at a few of the sites providing coverage.
- www.indymedia.org is putting up
stories, audio, pictures and video. Wired News has a story on how it was set up
- freespeech.org which developed the system indymedia.org is using, is
putting up programs being made available daily by satellite to
public access and PBS stations.
- Corpwatch and Making Contact
are producing World Trade Watch, an hour long radio program carried
on many community radio stations - it is available on both websites in real audio and broadcast quality MPEG.
- Democracy Now is doing daily hour long programs which are carried
on Pacifica and community stations and online in real audio.
- FAIR and mediachannel.org are providing media criticism.
FAIR has a page on trade and you can
sign up for email alerts. Larry Bensky looks at coverage leading up to the WTO for mediachannel in
Pay No Attention To The Masses Behind The Curtain.
- WTO Watch has a multimedia page
with interviews, documentaries and teach-ins.
- Doug Henwood, editor of Left Business Observer, is providing reports on the WTO.
- KGW, a news channel in Seattle, streams live on the net.
Their coverage is often atrocious, but it does give you a sense of what is going on.
- The Nation did a special issue on the WTO. Mother Jones
also has coverage.
The San Francisco Chronicle has an excellent article by Robert Collier
on the protests.
Deftec makes the
guns and gas being used by the police
in Seattle. They also provide training.
One of their distributors has a slow loading, but interesting page and a
Back to Steve Rhodes' page.