FRI, 7 AM:

CounterSpin and The Shortwave Report

CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the week’s major stories, exposing and highlighting biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more. www.fair.org

The Shortwave Report is a 30-minute review of news stories recorded from a shortwave radio. Times and frequencies for English-language programs are included to encourage you to listen on your own. www.outfarpress.com