FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Jan. 20th

Radio Tuktoyaktuk went on the air, serving the Northwest Territories in English and Inuktutuk.
This was the date a US television show was transmitted live through an outlet in Canada for the first time, when CBS TV’s “Studio One” was fed from Buffalo to CBLT in Toronto.
Singers Sonny James and Ivory Joe Hunter headlined the ‘Ed Sullivan Show.’
And Fred Silverman (pictured) quit as boss of programming at ABC-TV to become president of CBS.
ALL the milestones for Jan. 20th INSIDE.

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Published on January 19, 2017 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

CNN Denied Pass to Inauguration’s ‘Deploraball’

CNN Requested a press pass for the Highly Publicized DeploraBall and have been epically denied by staff. Here is the letter that was sent in reply to CNN

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Published on at 12:34 pm by News Beat

BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg ‘misreported’ Corbyn story…

Award winning BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg has been reprimanded by the BBC Trust for inaccurately reporting Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s views on shoot-to-kill policies in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.

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Published on January 18, 2017 at 9:18 pm by Voice Over

Todd Rundgren, Taj Mahal have today’s almost forgotten track

Taj Mahal was one of those LA musicians in the 60s who didn’t want to go the pop or soul route, preferring to play the blues…

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Published on at 9:15 pm by Greg Simpson

Steve Young Broadcaster Award time again *Deadline Jan 31st

Please take the opportunity to shine a spotlight on one of the rising stars in your chain, as CMW and “Friends of Steve Young” once again salute Steve with the “Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award in Honour of Steve Young”.

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Published on at 9:32 am by Voice Over

Former Newspaper Editor Who Exposed CIA Found Dead

Former editor of largest newspaper in Germany revealed the CIA pays journalists in Germany, France, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to plant fake stories – and the CIA is trying to bring war to Russia

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Published on January 16, 2017 at 10:00 pm by News Beat

A year of experimentation, by Paul Kaye

As we start the New Year, lots of people get caught up in the excitement of proclaiming resolutions for the year ahead. I have always sucked at sticking to them! So, instead of a resolution this year I have decided to extend an invitation to myself and to you…

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Published on at 9:33 pm by Voice Over

Bob Beckel Back as Fox News’ Token Liberal on ‘The Five’

In April, Fox News revealed that Beckel had checked into a rehab facility to deal with a prescription drug addiction.

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Published on at 1:28 pm by clockwatcher

Bombastic broadcaster recalls talk radio heyday

Rafe Mair, astronomically paid battling broadcaster in the balmy days when CKNW styled itself Vancouver’s Top Dog, is in shaky health and thinks he’ll die in 2017.

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Published on January 15, 2017 at 4:52 pm by Voice Over

Video Proof of CNN Fake News

Calling CNN “fake news” is one thing. Showing people exactly WHY they are fake news is something else. If you want to prove to your loved-ones that Mainstream media is full of crap, check this out INSIDE…

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Published on January 13, 2017 at 9:31 am by Michael Easton

Matt Cundill welcomes 2017 & Perry Michael Simon on the ‘Sound Off’ Podcast

“Matt Cundill works with radio groups on digital strategies and talent coaching. He recently started the Sound Off Podcast: The Podcast about Broadcast”

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Published on January 3, 2017 at 9:30 pm by Voice Over

Superstar reporter warns ‘fake news’ panic is censorship trap

“I think the anti-fake news movement itself is a campaign for a narrative-driven propaganda campaign that started about September,” reflected Sharyl Attkisson (pictured).
Read More Inside…

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Published on December 28, 2016 at 12:43 pm by Voice Over

Vancouver PPMs: August 29, 2016 – November 27, 2016 (Numeris)

CBC leads, with NW and QM tying for second place

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Published on December 8, 2016 at 6:51 am by Voice Over

Coming Soon to PSR

Hi everyone, Transmitter Terry here and I am excited to announce some exciting changes I have planned for 2017.

First of all, I will start featuring some new weekly posts. Every Friday will be an article featuring a run down of the new album releases of the week, which leads into my second new weekly article every Monday. Each week I will purchase a new album (using the bosses iTunes account) and write a review of the album. Much More Inside…

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Published on December 7, 2016 at 10:34 pm by Transmitter Terry

Puget Sound Radio Job Opportunities Ads Relaunched

Puget Sound Radio is the most read radio board in Canada with over 2 million annual page views
On average we surpass 60,000 Sessions with over 30,000 ‘Unique’ monthly users (Source: Google Analytics)

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Published on December 9, 2015 at 11:13 am by Voice Over

Former CBC Radio Host Jurgen Gothe Dead at 70

He was best known as the award-winning host of DiscDrive, the national afternoon radio show featuring classical and jazz music which he hosted from Vancouver for 23 years.

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Published on April 10, 2015 at 7:55 am by clockwatcher

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Jan. 19th

Joe Chesney (pictured) got his own Langley (BC) radio station CJJC on the air at 850 KHz.
The first episode of the soon-to-be-iconic ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ was filmed.
68% of all US TV sets were tuned in as Lucy gave birth on CBS-TV’s ‘I Love Lucy.’
Two years later, CBS-TV debuted ‘The Millionaire” with Marvin Miller.
And three decades later, that same network introduced the first edition of the newsmagazine show ’48 Hours.’
ALL the milestones for Jan. 19th INSIDE.

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Published on January 18, 2017 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Talking Heads have today’s almost forgotten track

I was a Talking Heads fan from the beginning and even more so as the band transitioned from “art” music to pure funk…

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Published on January 17, 2017 at 9:16 pm by Greg Simpson

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. Jan. 18th

This was the date that Canadian content music quotas first came into effect for AM radio stations.
Victoria’s second radio station CKDA started broadcasting, some 27 years after the first station debuted.
Lee Majors’ starring vehicle, ‘The Six Million Dollar Man’ premiered on ABC-TV.
CBS-TV aired the 100th episodes of both the sitcom ‘Good Times’ and ‘Northern Exposure,’ 17 years apart.
And prolific producer Norman Lear scored yet another sitcom spinoff as ‘The Jeffersons’ (as pictured) debuted on CBS-TV.
ALL the milestones for Jan. 18th INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson