Uproar over KPFK's 'La Causa'

The new Jewish Journal has a story on anti-Jewish and anti-Israel (and anti-Villaraigosa) statements by Augustin Cebada, the name used by the host of the pro-Aztlan "La Causa" airing on Wednesdays on KPFK. Gustavo Arellano, who hosts a show on the Pacifica station, lumps Cebada in with "anti-Semitic lunatic Latinos" in a post at the OC Weekly blog, and now KPFK management has posted a response saying it is troubled by the allegations about "La Causa:"

KPFK Programming In The News

The recent article published in The Jewish Journal website on March 18 and regarding a program we air named La Causa, is of great concern to KPFK and the Pacifica Foundation. KPFK has taken immediate measures to review and address some of the allegations and concerns expressed in this article and we'll do so with the programmer in question and in great detail. KPFK is committed to fulfilling the Pacifica Foundation mission and creating a balance in the complex, independent and autonomous programming structure that makes the current programming line up at KPFK. We Thank You for your continued support and ask that you allow us the time necessary to address this matter fully and with the best possible outcome.

Station Management

It's on the station website.

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