Podcast: African Immigrants Transform Conference Calls Into Radio


African immigrants are transforming conference calls into radio shows. (Photo: TimmyGUNZ/flickr)

This week’s podcast features a story produced by Abdulai Bah for our radio partner WNYC. In it, Bah explains how West African immigrants in the U.S. use free conference-call services — like those used in office meetings — to host radio shows that can be dialed into from anywhere in the country.

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Fi2W is supported by the New York Community Trust and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation with additional support from the Ralph E. Odgen Foundation, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation and the Sirus Fund.  Fi2W podcasts are supported by WNYC, New York Public Radio and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

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