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THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Feb. 5th

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84 years ago today comedian Eddie Cantor's illustrious radio career got underway as he made an appearance on Rudy Vallee's "The Fleischmann Hour" on NBC. Two decades later the Fifth Emmy Awards gave top honors to I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell and Helen Hayes. Also this date 'The Smothers Brothers Comedy Show' debuted on CBS-TV, and the 200th episode of 'Married with Children' aired on FOX-TV. ALL the milestones for Feb. 5th INSIDE.

1,000 Pages of Sex Assault ‘Disclosure’ Turned Over to Ghomeshi’s Lawyers

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CBC rising star Jian Ghomeshi stands accused by six women of seven sexual assaults dating back to 2002. He also faces a separate charge of trying to overcome resistance by choking a woman. Actress Lucy DeCoutere is the only complainant who has consented to being identified publicly.

With No Credibility, NBC’s Brian Williams Must Resign

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If credibility means anything to NBC News, Brian Williams will no longer be managing editor and anchor of the evening newscast by the end of the day Friday.

Art Bell to Return in July .. via the Interweb

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Art Bell, host of all things weird, is returning to a five nights a week program this summer. Starting in late July, Dark Matter makes a return from 9 p.m. to midnight (Pacific). The show will be heard on DMRN, a stream that will be at a higher bit rate and FREE to all.

NBC Anchor Brian Williams Admits to False Iraq Expedition Report

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The most-watched evening-news anchor on television today has acknowledged that he falsely claimed to have been on a helicopter that was shot down by enemy fire while on an NBC News reporting trip in Iraq in 2003.

Reports Indicate Canada Has Caved on Copyright Term Extension in TPP...

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By Michael Geist www.michaelgeist.ca February 4, 2015 . Last month, there were several Canadian media reports on how the work of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, had entered...

PSR/ProSalesGuy presents FREE Webinar Today @ 12 NOON!

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Puget Sound Radio and ProSalesGuy Dave Warawa Webinar begins at HIGH NOON Today.... Come Inside for more details...

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. Feb. 4th

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Baseball's Jackie Robinson (pictured) signed a contract with NBC's New York radio & TV stations as Director of Community Activities, thus becoming the first black broadcast executive. Elvis Presley made his second appearance on CBS-TV's 'Dorsey Brothers Stage Show.' ABC-TV aired a 25th anniversary salute to Dick Clark's 'American Bandstand.' And Katie Couric's "All Access Grammy Special" aired on CBS-TV, featuring interviews with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Lil Wayne and Taylor Swift. ALL the milestones for Feb. 4th INSIDE.

Canuck Ticket Prices Fall as Team Struggles to Fill Seats

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Resale tickets to the Vancouver Canucks’ Tuesday game against the Winnipeg Jets dropped below USD $25 apiece Tuesday, as the team continues to struggle to fill seats.

Does Public Radio Sound Too White?

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it's a question whispered but never boldly confronted Come Inside and Read More...