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San Francisco ‘Radio Waves’ w/Ben Fong-Torres

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It was all about the “broads” at the most recent luncheon gathering of social group the Broadcast Legends

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Published on April 26, 2015 at 8:06 am by boredop

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. April 26th

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IT WAS APRIL 26th … when the Ozarks comedy ‘Lum & Abner’ was broadcast for the first time on Arkansas radio station KTHS…
When the daytime drama ‘Lorenzo Jones’ debuted on NBC radio…
When ‘The Prince and the Pauper’ appeared in prime time on NBC-TV, starring former Beatle Ringo Starr…
and when the 200th episode of ‘The Simpsons’ aired on FOX-TV.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on April 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

California Drought and HAARP?

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Mainstream Media Shuts Down Discussion about this stuff? California, the San J0achin Valley, one of the worlds most productive and recognized bread baskets of the world has been shut down… We the People… the will of the people… the U.S. Constitution… learn more… Puget Sound Radio thanks Jim Goddard and the Goddard Report for this […]

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Published on at 9:27 pm by Voice Over

Consumer Superhero Jesse Jones Completes Move to KIRO

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Got screwed? Get Jesse. It’s an entire news franchise in four words. And few American TV newsies do it with more exuberant panache than Seattle TV’s Jesse Jones.

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Published on at 1:13 pm by boredop

NBC Uncovers MORE Brian Williams’ ‘Embellishments’

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An NBC News internal investigation into Brian Williams has examined a half-dozen instances in which he is thought to have fabricated, misrepresented or embellished his accounts.

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Published on at 10:38 am by clockwatcher

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. April 25th

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IT WAS APRIL 25th .. when the future iconic broadcast news pioneer Edward. R. Murrow (pictured) was born in North Carolina…
When the New York experimental TV station that preceded WCBS aired the first circus on television….
When Vancouver’s CKST AM 1040 dropped its adult contemporary format and began airing commercial free Classic Rock, enroute to adopting an all-sports format two weeks later…
and when the TV-movie “Dukes Of Hazzard: Reunion!” aired on CBS, 12 years after the series left the air.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on April 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

JFK to 911 Everything Is A Rich Man’s Trick

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The who, how & why of the JFK assassination. Taken from an historical perspective starting around world war 1 leading to present day. We hope after watching this video you will know more about what happened in the past and how the world is run today.

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Published on at 7:50 pm by Voice Over

Glen Robitaille Story Aired Friday Night on CFJC-TV

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Glen was a staff announcer at CKWX Vancouver from 1934 to 1942. After the death last year of 100-year old Peter Stursburg he is believed to be the oldest surviving Canadian radio broadcaster. The video salute to Glen has been completed and aired tonight at 5 pm on CFJC-TV. It is available ‘on demand’ at the 14 minute mark of the 5 pm newscast, which is posted for online viewing at the station’s website.

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Published on at 1:49 pm by Ron Robinson

Jay & The Americans have today’s almost forgotten track

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Jay & the Americans were a group caught in the middle…their roots were in doo wop and groups like The Four Seasons, but their most successful years were in the midst of the British Invasion…

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Published on at 9:54 am by Greg Simpson

NBC’s Powerful DC Bureau Opposes Brian Williams’ Return

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In a sometimes angry series of comments, the journalists told NBC News President Deborah Turness that Williams’s embellished statements about his reporting exploits had damaged NBC’s credibility and that he should not be permitted to return to the anchor chair.

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Published on April 23, 2015 at 6:48 pm by clockwatcher

Comcast Stock Rises after Merger with Time-Warner Scuttled

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Shares of Comcast Corp. were up in late-afternoon trading in the wake of a report from Bloomberg saying the Philadelphia company was likely to drop its months-long quest to absorb Time Warner Cable.

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Published on at 2:03 pm by boredop

Trending with 3 Calgary PM Drive Disc Jockeys on Shaw

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Zack Hewitt, (KOOL FM), Bob Steele (XL103) and Tim Morgan (Q107
talk with Phoenix and Kate about the industry locally…

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Published on at 12:10 pm by Voice Over

Buffalo Springfield have today’s almost forgotten….

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Buffalo Springfield were probably the greatest, and most diverse, group of their day, and I’ve been a devoted fan of Neil Young ever since.

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Published on at 10:58 am by Greg Simpson

Lois Lilienstein of Musical Trio Sharon, Lois & Bram, Dead at 78

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The longtime children’s performer had a rare form of cancer, her son said.

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Published on at 9:51 am by boredop

Blogging: It’s the Fourth Most Important DeeJay Duty

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On the list of duties for today’s on-air talent, blogging should rank near the top. In fact, if I were sitting in a program director’s chair right now, I would be reluctant to hire somebody without blogging experience.

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Published on April 22, 2015 at 7:48 am by clockwatcher

RTDNA British Columbia Winners

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Announcing the RTDNA BRITISH COLUMBIA
REGIONAL AWARDS Winners

which took place at the Pan Pacific Hotel last Saturday night
Congratulations to all the Winners of this years event……….

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Published on April 21, 2015 at 9:46 am by Greg Simpson

PROSALESGUY – Grants for Sales Training and Sales Management Training

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    The federal government and provincial governments of British Columbia and Alberta are providing business owners with the opportunity for grants for Sales Training and Sales Management Training. Through a collective agreement between Ottawa and the provincial governments, the Job Grant Program can be used directly to pay for Sales Training and Sales Management […]

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Published on April 20, 2015 at 1:57 pm by Dave Warawa

Lack of Experience Hurting TV News Ratings – Harvey Oberfeld

How do local stories produced in Toronto make them better?

Long time news journalist talks with Talk Digital Network’s Jim Goddard on the Goddard Report…

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Published on April 17, 2015 at 11:08 pm by Voice Over

Joseph Planta talks with Cameron Bell

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One of the guys who was instrumental in the beginnings of the success of BCTV’s original News Hour

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Published on April 15, 2015 at 11:41 pm by Voice Over

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. April 24th

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IT WAS APRIL 24th .. when Jack Webb introduced his short-lived pre-Dragnet detective-adventure radio show Johnny Madero: Pier 23 on Mutual, with Gale Gordon and William Conrad in the cast …
When Dick Powell (pictured) appeared for the first time as ‘Richard Diamond, Private Detective’ on NBC radio…
When ‘X-Minus One’, a quality show for science fiction fans, was first heard on NBC radio, offering some of the best drama of the era…
and when ‘Your Hit Parade’ ended after a nine-year run on NBC TV and many more years on network radio.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on April 23, 2015 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson