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Rod Stewart & Jeff Beck with ‘Today’s almost forgotten track’


Soon after Jeff Beck left the Yardbirds he formed a band under his own name and drafted ex-Steampacket singer Rod Stewart as his lead vocalist…

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Published on January 28, 2015 at 10:28 pm by Greg Simpson

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Jan. 29th

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Victoria’s former CJVI (AM900) changed from playing Top 40 music to the ‘Jack FM’ format, ‘playing what we want’ on 103.1 MHz.
Lionel Barrymore was conscripted to host CBS’s ‘Lux Radio Theatre’ after star host/producer C.B. DeMille refused to join the performer’s union.
The ‘Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour’ premiered on CBS-TV.
And the ‘Crook & Chase’ talk show debuted on cable TV’s Nashville Network.
ALL the milestones for Jan. 29th INSIDE.

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Published on at 10:00 pm by clockwatcher

CRTC To Announce New Regs for Local TV


Owners of local stations have long argued the economic model for this service is badly broken. Advertising dollars alone, they say, are no longer sufficient to keep these stations profitable. The answer, they argue, is to allow owners of local channels to charge carriage fees to distributors.

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Published on at 6:35 pm by boredop

Taylor Smith moves up to Edmonton’s SONIC FM


From Nait to Corus Edmonton, and now over to Rogers…

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Published on at 9:38 am by Voice Over

Leo Kottke has Today’s Almost Forgotten Track

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Leo Kottke was a guitar player who emerged at the beginning of the 70s to great acclaim…

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Published on at 8:56 am by Greg Simpson

Whatcom County Upholds Denial of Radio Towers at Pt. Roberts


The Whatcom County council announced that it was upholding a decision by the county hearing examiner to reject an application to build several radio transmission towers in Point Roberts, near the Tsawwassen border.

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Published on at 8:42 am by clockwatcher

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. Jan. 28th

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Garry Moore (pictured) was the MC as ‘Beat the Band’ debuted on NBC Radio.
The very first Emmy Awards were handed out in Los Angeles.
The zany ‘Goon Show’ ended its 9-year run on BBC Radio.
And ‘Fantasy Island’ began its 6-year-long Saturday night run on ABC-TV.
All the milestones for Jan. 28th INSIDE.

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Published on January 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

PSR’s ProSalesGuy Dave Warawa makes Forbes!


As we’re leading up to our Puget Sound Radio ProSaleGuy Dave Warawa’s FREE Webinar taking place right here on PSR next Wednesday February the 4th, at HIGH NOON!!!

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Published on at 11:03 am by Voice Over

Sun News Network Breathing its Last Gasps?

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Multiple sources tell CANADALAND that Sun News Network (SNN), the Quebecor-owned cable news channel that launched in 2011, is on the verge of closing.

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Published on at 9:28 am by boredop

How Quid Pro Quo is a necessary evil in today’s media


Steve Kowch ran two of Canada’s largest newstalk radio stations in Montreal and Toronto for more than 14 years. He is the author of 99 Things You Wish You Knew Before Making It BIG In Media

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Published on January 25, 2015 at 3:13 pm by Voice Over

Ian Slipp gets Pink Slipped @Victoria’s Jack FM


Ian Slipps off the Jack FM webpage

Victoria Morning Man Slipps has been fired!


Published on January 13, 2015 at 2:39 pm by Voice Over

The Bright And Dark Side Of Super Bowl


reporter Alex Stone stopped for a chat with two ATF officers as they and their bomb-sniffing dogs patrolled the streets

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Published on January 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm by Voice Over

Portland’s KOIN-TV Turns Off Comment Boards on Website


“Pseudonymous commenters seemingly have limitless time to post inanities, vitriol, sexually explicit, mindless, vulgar and hurtful notes about people and things of which they have only cursory knowledge,” the station wrote on its website.

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Published on at 9:56 am by clockwatcher

Meet the Cast of Corus Entertainment’s ‘Hockey Wives’

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Corus Entertainment today confirmed that the new reality series Hockey Wives will premiere March 18 on W. Some cast members had been announced previously, but now the full cast has been revealed.
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Published on January 27, 2015 at 3:26 pm by clockwatcher