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Monday, May 20, 2002

Genghis Waves

If you listen to NPR, you've probably heard Corey Flintoff reading the news at one time or another. Sometimes you need a change of scenery. Corey's involved going to Mongolia to teach journalism and radio production to people working at new independent stations as part of a program set up by the Knight International Press Fellowships. Transom has the story. A lot of the stations were set up by the Soros Foundation. I first became aware of the way Soros was planting radio stations in the ex-Communist countries many years ago when the former executive secretary of ANARC, Robert Horvitz, went to work for Soros doing the actual planting. It's interesting to see some evidence of those seeds sprouting, and that they're being tended by people like Flintoff and Bill Siemering, who used to be a bigwig at NPR.

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What do you mean there is no cat?

"You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

- Albert Einstein, explaining radio


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