25 Most Recent Posts on PSR
- Off Mic Podcast with Drew & Greg Beharrell
- Sister Rosetta Tharpe has today's almost forgotten track
- MONDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 3rd
- Election 2015: Why is Mulcair Running Away?
- 60's UK Singer & TV Star Cilla Black, Dead at 72
- Gerry Forbes Salutes two of the good guys who got axed in Calgary
- Alberta's longest running country radio station CFCW changes addresses
- Will Harper Sell CBC and/or Canada Post under TPP Agreement?
- Critics move to silence Ezra Levant
- Bob Dylan Tales-5 with Dick Curtis
- SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 2nd
- "Radio's Best Friend" is Art Vuolo
- SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 1st
- Saskatoon's 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, Wrestling Legend, Dead at 61
- 'Rose Garden' Singer Lynn Anderson Dies at 67
- CTV Has Best July EVER: Global Prepares to Revamp by Harvey Oberfeld
- Adler quitting, CJOB layoffs sign that change needed in radio
- Jam has today almost forgotten track
- FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. July 31st
- Research Director, Inc. Calls For Third-Party Review Of Voltair's Ratings Impact
- Longtime Exec Mark Starowicz Exits CBC
- CTV Vancouver Tops Global's 'News Hour'!
- Kensington Market has today's almost forgotten track
- THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. July 30th
- CJOB Parts Ways with Jim Toth in Latest Round of Cuts
Greg talks about what goes in to making his particular brand of funny, how he deals with hate, and what it’s like making the move from Canada to the US
Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a major influence on the music we listen to even now, though her career goes back at least seven or eight decades…
IT WAS AUG. 3rd … when 36-year-old announcer Frank Blair became news anchor of the NBC-TV Today Show, a job he would keep for the next 22 years!…
When CBS-TV war correspondent Morley Safer sent out a Vietnam report showing American troops using their Zippo lighters to set fire to thatched huts in a Vietnamese village …
When ‘Tonight Show’ host Johnny Carson graced the cover of the Burbank telephone directory…
..and when the ABC-TV news magazine Primetime Live debuted, with Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer headlining.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
In responding to the federal election call, Mulcair read a statement and then rushed away..refusing to take questions.
He is also refusing now to take part in the TV consortium broadcast debate if Harper doesn’t either … making him look more and more like Harper, rather than any different. Harvey Oberfeld jumps to the front of the line with this Election 2015 kick-off!
Prime Minister David Cameron has paid tribute to the entertainer, remembering her as “a huge talent who made a significant contribution to public life”.
Eric Francis and Matt O’Neill have been both friends and competitors of mine but that never got in the way of our friendship
Long time comin…
On November 14, the CRTC approved the change of frequency for CFCW – from 790 kHz to 840 kHz. The proposed change would restore night time coverage to listeners in north-central Alberta, which has been reduced by noise and interference over time.
Every one of these multiple complaints (you’d think there was a campaign against Levant or something) has been dismissed. Until now.
Dylan, his band and 80,000 fans at Nuremberg – July 1, 1978
as the times unfolded, Dick Curtis shares his time as tour manager of Bob Dylan…. enjoy…
IT WAS AUG. 2nd .. when the TV station now known as KCPQ (FOX 13) in Tacoma-Seattle, began broadcasting as KMO-TV Tacoma…
When Canadian-born CBS correspondent Morley Safer (pictured) sent the first TV report from Vietnam indicating the US was losing the war…
When CHUM-owned TV stations in Victoria, London, Barrie, Wingham, Windsor and Ottawa became A-Channels…
…and when radio station WHTZ-FM, Newark, New Jersey (serving New York City and environs) – signed on as “Z100″ with Scott Shannon and the “Morning Zoo”. It went from “worst to first” in just a few months.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
While most of the curious and fascinating people in radio spend their time in the studio on the air, some are on the periphery of the business, defying categorization, following their own path, and carving out a unique niche for themselves in the industry.
They’re all smiles and celebrating at CTV News Vancouver …while Global is preparing to revamp its news management team.
Here’s what’s happening:
Charles Adler leaves CJOB and Winnipeg for Vancouver!
Could this mean he will be joining CKNW as talk show host from 9 to 12Noon? Remember Peter Warren? Is Charles following Peter’s footsteps?
One of the most important bands on the Toronto scene in the psychedelic 60s was Kensington Market co-led by Luke Gibson and Keith McKie…
A listener who noticed there was no sports as usual at 12:15 this noon hour on CKNW, called the station, and was informed by someone in the newsroom, “There no longer is sports at NW.” A sign of the times? The word “sports” has been removed from the logo. How it Used to Be
Great talent enhances locality, creates bonds, captures imaginations, provokes emotions and supplies the much needed heartbeat to our brand – Paul Kaye (pictured)
JUL 30, 2015 by OBERT MADOND, CanadianProgessiveWorld. com A secret letter leaked by WikiLeaks on Wednesday reveals that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and Canada Post could be sold under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, being negotiated by Canada and 11 other countries this week in Maui, Hawaii. The confidential letter, titled, “State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Issues for […]
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