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Luther Ingram has Today’s almost Forgotten Track

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Most people who know this song know it through the cover version by Barbara Mandrell and assume it’s about extra marital affairs when, truthfully, it’s about something quite different from that…though the protagonist may be married, it’s not about sneaking off somewhere with the neighbour’s wife, but more about him sneaking off with the neighbour’s […]

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Published on March 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm by Greg Simpson

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. March 27th

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IT WAS MARCH 27th when ‘Blue Ribbon Town,’ the radio show that starred Groucho Marx was first heard on CBS….
When the daytime serial ‘Myrt & Marge’ ended its 11-year run on CBS radio …
When a young Steve McQueen (pictured) made his network TV debut on NBC’s Goodyear Playhouse…
and when Vancouver’s CFUN 1410 once more scrapped its music format to go all talk under the slogan “Talk with Attitude.”
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Mornings with Ian MacKinnon & Chelsea Bird on Virgin Radio Edmonton

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Ian MacKinnon from SUN FM Kelowna is heading to Edmonton to join co-host Chelsea Bird as the new morning team on 104-9 Virgin Radio

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Published on at 4:03 pm by Voice Over

CBC Sheds More Than 140 Jobs in Local News

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“Where we’re going with our local services is really prioritizing towards digital,” said CBC News general manager Jennifer McGuire. “That’s in recognition of where the audience is going – they’re migrating to digital, as we know in the news business.”

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Published on at 11:40 am by boredop

HBO & Vice to Launch Daily Newscast

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HBO is making Vice, known for an edgy youthful approach, its news source, both on its linear TV channel as well as its new streaming, over-the-top service, HBO Now

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Published on at 10:37 am by boredop

Brendan Seeley to KG Country Red Deer

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Go West Young Man…. Brendan left Central Canada for Alberta to start his radio career…

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Published on at 10:06 am by Voice Over

Chelsea Bird leaves CISN for Virgin Mornings

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This pm drive country show on Edmonton’s CISN is No More!

More details Inside…

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Published on at 8:55 am by Voice Over

You’re Playing God With The Internet

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“Congress wasn’t asking you to take over the Internet.”

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Published on at 8:36 am by Voice Over

CTV’s Laflamme & Fife Pushed Back Against Bosses, Bell Head Apologizes

“The Canadian Association of Journalists commends CTV’s Lisa Laflamme and Robert Fife for standing against a reported attempt to interfere with their news coverage by Bell Media.”

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Published on at 7:26 am by clockwatcher

BBC Versus Jeremy Clarkson – The Real Story

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What was the Real Reason Jeremy Clarkson was fired?
He was hated by the high priests of political correctness and global warming at the BBC.

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Published on March 25, 2015 at 10:29 pm by Voice Over

Eric Bogle has Today’s Almost forgotten track

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his name is Eric Bogle and the song was based on the Australians lost fighting at Gallipoli in the First World War…

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Published on at 10:15 pm by Greg Simpson

Bell Chastized by CRTC for Meddling with Journalists

The chairman of Canada’s broadcast regulator said it is “disturbing” to read allegations that the president of Bell Media intervened to exclude him from news coverage on CTV, the country’s largest private broadcaster.

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Published on at 3:10 pm by boredop

Doc Harris talks with The Commentary’s Joseph Planta

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Legendary Vancouver Broadcaster Doc Harris takes time to talk and reflect back on his career and his thoughts on the Industry today…

Come Inside Listen and Enjoy….

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Published on at 1:42 pm by Voice Over

Bell head meddled in news coverage

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BCE owns 15 per cent of The Globe and Mail, and Mr. Crull is a member of the newspaper’s board of directors.

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Published on at 9:30 am by Voice Over

10 years ago CHED’s Byron Christopher was in Mayerthorpe where 4 Mounties Died

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Byron Christopher of 630 CHED was the first Media Giants in Mayerthorpe, Alberta…
Come Inside and Read the Story behind the Story….

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Published on March 24, 2015 at 10:52 pm by Voice Over

Hudson Mack Visit Leads to Newsroom Walkout at CHEK

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When Hudson Mack and his Royal Roads students showed up, five CHEK staff members walked out and wouldn’t come back until he left.

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Published on March 23, 2015 at 8:08 pm by boredop

ITV Memories 1

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Very young looking Lorraine Mansbridge, Gordon Steinke & Linda Steele

Mark Summers presents this TV Memory from Edmonton

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Published on March 22, 2015 at 11:27 am by Voice Over