Robert Garcia is executive producer, Newscast Division, National Public Radio.
Prior to that he was vice president, CNNRadio; executive director, News and Sports, ABC News Radio; Washington Bureau chief, ABC News Radio; executive producer, CBS Radio Stations News Service; past chairman, Radio Television News Directors Association; managing director, Strauss Radio Strategies; news director and anchor, WLTT-FM, Washington; anchor/reporter, WMZQ-FM, Washington; news director/reporter/anchor, WAGE-AM,Leesburg,Virginia.
He blogs at http://garciamedialife.com
Danny Schechter the news dissector is an Emmy award winning journalist, television producer and independent filmmaker who alwo wtires, blogs and talks about media issues.
His latest film is PLUNDER: The Crime of our Time.
He writes daily at http://www.newsdissector.com.
Roger Madon hosts a show on the Paltalk News Network at 4 PM New York time Monday-Thursday. An attorney, Madon is founder and partner of Madon Malin, P.C. and of The American Association of Employees and Self Employed Persons (AAESEP). He has been practicing law in New York City for 35 years.
His blog is http://www.rogermadon.com.
Avi Perry hosts Politically Incorrect Straight Talk Tuesdays at 7 PM on the Paltalk News Network.
Perry is the author of Fundamentals of Voice Quality Engineering in Wireless Networks and, more recently, 72 Virgins, a thriller about the covert war on Islamic terror. A former Bell Laboratories executive, delegate to the UN International Standards body in Geneva and professor at Northwestern University, Perry was also an intelligence expert for the Israeli government.
His blog is at http://www.aviperry.org.
Jonathan Wolfman taught history, literature, philosophy and religious thought in independent schools from 1973 to 2007. He also taught, in the mid-1980s, in universities in the People’s Republic of China.
He has been a fulltime writer since 2008. In addition to the Paltalk News Network, he contributes regularly to DoesThisMakesense.com, and to TalkingWriting.com. His daily blog may be found at www.open.salon.com/blog/jlw1.
Sol Lachman hosts America Works Radio at 7 PM New York time Thursdays on the Paltalk News Network.
The veteran career counselor and social worker blogs at http://americaworksradio.com.
Richard Swier is a 23-year Army veteran who retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1990. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his years of service, two Bronze Stars with “V” for Heroism in ground combat and the Presidential Unit Citation and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry while serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam.
You can read him at http://www.redcounty.com/rich-swier.
David Swanson is co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org and Washington director of Democrats.org. He is the author of Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.
He blogs at http://davidswanson.org.
Lloyd Marcus describes himself as a black unhyphenated American entertainer and spokesperson for the American Tea Party Movement.
His blog is at http://www.lloydmarcus.com.
Harvey Wasserman is author or co-author of a dozen books including Solartopia! Our Green-Powered Earth, A.D. 2030 and Harvey Wasserman’s History of the U.S.
With Bob Fitrakis, Wasserman helped break many of the major stories surrounding vote count improprieties during the 2004 presidential election in Ohio. Their investigative reporting at www.freepress.org prompted Jesse Jackson to call them “the Woodward and Bernstein of the 2004 election.” They co-authored two books on the election.
You can find Wasserman at http://www.harveywasserman.com.
Judge Thomas Jacobs was an Arizona Assistant Attorney General from 1972–1985 where he practiced criminal and child welfare law. He was appointed to the Maricopa County Superior Court in 1985 where he served as a judge pro tem and commissioner in the juvenile and family courts until his retirement in 2008. He also taught juvenile law for 10 years as an adjunct professor at the Arizona State University School of Social Work. He continues to write for teens, lawyers and judges.
His website is http://www.askthejudge.info.
Carol King is a feminist and pro-choice activist and is managing director of LA’s Michael Rose Productions. She blogs for Ms. Magazine.
Read her postings at http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/author/carolking/.
Lee Garen began his career at WMMB radio in Melbourne Florida and was the Mutual Radio Network’s ”Voice at the Cape” until before the first moon shots. During his career covering the early years of the space industry, Garen reported the 1967 fire that killed astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee. He was also a news anchor and editor with the CNNRadio Network.