Laura Flanders
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Host of "The Laura Flanders Show" heard Monday through Friday on KWAB in Boulder, and internationally (http://www.radioforchange.com), Laura Flanders promotes women and women’s issues. She is a panelist on the PBS program, "To The Contrary" and the author of Real Majority, Media Minority; the Cost of Sidelining Women in Reporting (Common Courage Press, 1997.) About this book, Susan Faludi wrote, "If only there were a hundred of her." Kathy Pollitt called it "Funny, angry, fact-filled and brilliant." Flanders was founding director of the Women's Desk at the mediawatch group, FAIR and for more than ten years she produced and hosted "CounterSpin," FAIR's weekly, syndicated radio program. Flanders has been a senior correspondent for the Pacifica radio network, and News Director of the Pacifica Network News. She has also been a correspondent for the PBS series, "Rights and Wrongs," a panelist on the Fox Network's "Newswatch," and she's a regular commentator on the CBCs program, "CounterSpin."

A freelance reporter and commentator, she writes a monthly column for In These Times and contributes regularly to The Nation.