Counterpoint

2022-03-21T21:13:40-04:00

Each week, host Scott Harris conducts interviews on a wide range of political, economic and social topics with individuals and representatives of organizations not ordinarily accessible in the mainstream media. Counterpoint is heard every Monday night on WPKN 89.5 FM, Bridgeport, Connecticut, at 8:00 PM, ET. You can listen live online at that time at WPKN. Some of the interview segments featured on Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio news magazine. Visit Between The Lines‘ website for free downloadable (or streaming) MP3 audio and subscriptions to podcasts, program summaries and interview transcripts. An archive of past Counterpoint programs presented by segment can be accessed at Counterpoint Radio. The full program is accessible ...

Between The Lines

2022-03-15T18:53:20-04:00

Between The Lines is a weekly syndicated half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues. Because Between The Lines is independent of all publications, media networks or political parties, we are able to bring a diversity of voices to the airwaves. This award-winning program provides a platform for individuals and organizations generally ignored or marginalized in corporate media. Each week, Between The Lines features: ▪   A five-minute summary of some of the week’s under-reported news stories gathered from the alternative press and other sources. ▪   Three in-depth interview segments focusing on significant international, national and regional issues. Our production staff includes journalists and community activists who have ...

WPKN Local News

2022-03-12T15:55:42-05:00

WPKN Local News Report brings you local news from Connecticut and Long Island airs 6:55 p.m. (Mon-Fri), 11 p.m. (Mon-Thur) and 10 p.m. (Fri). WPKN Local News sources include: CT Mirror, CT News Junkie, CTPost, East End Beacon, Fairfield News, Hartford Courant, Newsday, Newtown Bee, Only in Bridgeport, Riverhead Local, The Suffolk Times, Times Union and 27East. Thanks to WPKN volunteer editors, producers, newsreaders and reporters: Trace Alford, Richard Benton, Thomas Byrne, Tomassina Cicchini, Tony Ernst, Syd Griffin, Charlie Gueli, Dan Hays, John Iannuzzi, Hazel Kahan,  Srishti Puri, Francesca Rheannon, Rod Richardson, Tess Rooney, Maryann Sahulka, Matt Stutterheim, Neil Tolhurst, Melinda Tuhus, Paul Van Acker, Pauline Yeats, & Michael Zweig. To find out about joining our volunteer news team as editor or newsreader while working at home, ...

The Car Bob Show

2022-03-02T06:53:53-05:00

The Car Bob Show with Bob Costanzo is a live call in automotive show on WPKN 89.5FM. The Car Bob Show is on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of the month from 9am - 11am. We talk about all forms of transportation and all are invited to call in at 203-336-9756. The Car Bob Show is: Car Bob Costanzo - An Automotive Professor at Gateway College Diesel Doug Echols - Government regulation expert and general knowledge of everything Mark The Mechanic Mushin - ASE Master Technician George Dragone - Automotive historian extrodinaire Car Bob Costanzo - An Automotive Professor at Gateway College Learn More Mark Mushin ...

Digging in the Dirt

2022-03-02T06:56:59-05:00

Digging in the Dirt with Kevin Gallagher. The show is comprised of four parts: Digging World Jazz airs from 4 to 4:55 pm. At 4:55 pm, become Earth-aware with the weekly feature “GaiaGram environmental headlines from around a planet in crisis.” At 5 pm “Digging in the Dirt” is a half-hour long. Guests on “Digging in the Dirt” are Climate Change experts and activists, promoting organic and regenerative farming techniques, showing the way to grow healthier food in a way that respects the planet’s health. In addition to nationally known movers and shakers in this niche, Kevin loves to feature food authors, local farmers and gardeners pushing the envelope ...

GaiaGram

2022-03-02T06:57:12-05:00

GaiaGram with Kevin Gallagher brings “Environmental headlines for a planet in Crisis” every Monday at 4:55 p.m. – keeping us all informed on what we can’t afford to ignore about the changing eco-systems of our planet. Kevin Gallagher likes to dig. He especially enjoys digging in places he’s never dug before because he never knows what he’ll find. To know Kevin is to know he likes to share his treasures, whether it’s the garlic he dug out of the soil or the music he pulls up out of WPKNs musical well or a new ecological film he has invited all of WPKNs tribe to come and ...

GM Report to the Listeners

2022-03-02T07:00:06-05:00

GM Report to the Listeners with Steve di Costanzo brings you the information you can use in Bridgeport, CT - with events, sponsors, activities, local celebrities, and more. One of my fondest childhood memories was listening to the Top-40 AM station in Milwaukee- WOKY on a little transistor radio when I was a wee lad of 7. Boy did I love that pop coming from the UK… early Beatles, Hollies, Herman’s Hermits, how about Do the Freddy and Catch us if You Can by the Dave Clark 5. Musically, I came of age in the roaring early and mid-’70s. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud ...

MIC CHECK

2022-03-02T07:01:22-05:00

Mic Check, Sunday, 5:30 PM — WPKN’s ½-hour weekly public affairs and community discussion program. Our diverse roster of hosts presents a wide range of topics for discussion: focusing on global, national, and regional issues and their effect on the local Connecticut community. Just as the phrase “Mic Check” was used to mobilize people to create a human microphone during the Occupy Movement, this weekly program will amplify our local community’s many concerns and voices and bring them to the air-waves. Join the conversation on-air at 203-336-9756. WPKN has been an essential part of my life for more than thirty years. I feel lucky to have moved ...

Plugged In

2022-01-02T16:04:36-05:00

Plugged In – each month, Jim Motavalli and Don Gibson interview luminaries in the EV world. Believe it or not, I’ve been on WPKN since 1973. Over the years, I’ve served as program director, news director, music director and librarian (I think). There are so few stations left that are not strait-jacketed by rules and enforced formats. At WPKN, each programmer is free to create, across genres. The same freedom applies to our news and public affairs programming. Learn More Listen on Soundcloud Donald E. Gibson, Ph.D. is dean of the O'Malley School of Business and Professor of Management and Marketing at Manhattan ...

Connections

2021-12-11T17:45:54-05:00

Connections with Eric Cocks airs on the 1st & 3rd Friday’s of the month, from 4 – 6:55 PM; and sometimes an occasional fill-in. Eric Cocks is an artist, & part-time astronaut (mainly on weekends), hosts Connections on WPKN. 2nd Facebook page. Learn More

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