Janine Jackson
Janine Jackson
Janine Jackson is the program director of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting) and the host and producer of FAIR’s syndicated radio show CounterSpin—a weekly program of media criticism airing on more than 150 stations around the country.

Jackson graduated with a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and has an M.A. in sociology from the New School for Social Research. She also attended University College London. She became FAIR’s research director in 1992.

She is a frequent contributor to FAIR’s magazine Extra!, reporting on media coverage of labor and economics, racism in the media, and media regulation. She co-edited The FAIR Reader: An Extra! Review of Press and Politics in the ’90s (Westview Press). Her articles have appeared in many other publications, including In These Times and the UAW’s Solidarity, and in such books as Civil Rights Since 1787 (NYU Press) and Censored 2000 (Seven Stories Press).

Jackson has testified to the Senate Communications Subcommittee on budget reauthorization for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. She has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, NBC’s Geraldo, and CNBC’s Inside Business, among other outlets.

Learn more at her website.

Check Out Other Hosts You may Like

  • Bill Cosentino

Bill Cosentino

After moving to CT as a teenager in the late 80's, I happened upon WPKN in the overnight hours where thought and reason often wander ...

  • Bob Chamenko

Bob Chamenko

Bob Chamenk has been with WPKN for 35 years. His show is on every 4th &5th Friday, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. Genre: Wide Open ...

  • Bertho Joseph

Bertho Joseph

Zanj Radio, on alternating Fridays, 9 AM to Noon, focuses on Haitian rooted, multi-lingual broadcasting in French, Créole, and English. The Zanj Radio segment is ...

  • Ina Chadwick

Ina Chadwick

Ina Chadwick is the founder of MouseMuse Productions and the host of What A Story! on WPKN. She's a visionary creative director with strong verbal ...

KC Vaz

KC Vaz hosts Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil. Check Out Other Hosts You may Like