Forum (KQED)

Forum (KQED)

Infobox Radio Show
show_name = Forum

format = Talk radio
audio_format = Stereophonic
record_location = San Francisco, California
runtime = "ca." 105 min.
creator = Michael Krasny
engineer = Daniel Forman
senior_editor = Daniel Zoll
producer = Keven Guillory
Tina Laurberg
executive_producer = Raul Ramirez
presenter = Michael Krasny
David Iverson (Fridays)
opentheme = "Peter Pan" by Mike Marshall
country = USA
language = English
home_station = KQED-FM
syndicates = KQED-FM
Sirius Satellite Radio
first_aired = 1990
last_aired = "present"
website = []
podcast =

"Forum" is a popular two hour live call-in radio program produced by KQED-FM, presenting discussions of local, state, national and international issues, and in-depth interviews. The program began in 1990 as a politics-oriented talk show, created and hosted in by Kevin Pursglove. [cite web | publisher=KQED | url= | title=About KQED:History | accessdate=2008-01-22] Since 1993, it has been hosted by scholar, author, professor, and former KGO Radio host Michael Krasny who broadened the program's scope to a cross-section of current events. [cite web | title=The Krasny Show, KQED Forum, is our site of the day | url= | publisher=California Progress Report | date=2006-04-11 | accessdate=2008-01-22] [cite news | author=Joel Selvin | title=A voice of calm amid the chatter: Ever erudite, Michael Krasny marks his 10 years as a KQED talk-show host | url= | work=San Francisco Chronicle | date=2003-02-11| accessdate=2007-11-09] The format of Forum varies from show to show, but generally involves an in-person interview with one or more subjects, often nationally prominent authors and scholars. [cite news | author=Paul Liberatore | title=Krasny: The thinking person's talk host | work=Marin Independent Journal | url= | date=2007-10-22| accessdate=2008-01-22] The program airs for two hours on weekday mornings.


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