Monthly Archives: May 2013

Beware Misleading download advertisements

This is more directed at radio stations than it is at visitors, but be alert this is going on. Stations that use graphics ads from AdSense are going to be targeted with highly misleading advertisements This happens to be for … Continue reading

Posted in About the Guide, Radio Biz, Technology | 8 Comments

Xinhau gets it right

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-05/29/c_132415083.htm Or at least they didn’t get it wrong. Every major news service has the main fact of the train derailment near Baltimore wrong. The train did not hit the truck – the truck drove into the side of the … Continue reading

Posted in Trails to Rails | 2 Comments

What will the AP do?

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/05/associated-press-will-not-attend-offtherecord-doj-165016.html You could not have a more blatant example that the Obama administration has no limits on what it will do to intimidate the press and their enemies. The DoJ cast a wide net subpoenaing telephone records and emails of … Continue reading

Posted in American Politics | 3 Comments

Jim Sumpter’s sister: think about retiring from “radio”

One or two people may have heard of him This morning he is talking about his sister – whose husband has built a 12,000 sq foot home – has encouraged Jim to think about retiring and coming to live in … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse of America, Radio Biz, Talk Radio | 13 Comments

Nashing Country

The other shoe has dropped at Cumulus. It wasn’t unexpected. Cumulus is now doing to Country Music what it has done for News Talk. When Nash FM debuted in New York City, Cumulus was pretty clear New York City would … Continue reading

Posted in Collapse of America, Radio Biz | 1 Comment

Celebrating our freedom

The “poll”

Posted in American Politics, Collapse of America, Global Instability, Gun ownership | 5 Comments

Paul Finebaum has a new home – ESPN

On the same day 100s of ESPN staff got layoff notices (maybe America doesn’t like sports after all?), it was announced that the guru of all things Crimson (University of Alabama reference) will be doing a TV radio simulcast. ESPN … Continue reading

Posted in America Loves Sports!, Radio Biz | 5 Comments

Breaking news – 4 American Citizens confirmed killed in US drone attacks

Good timing for this

Posted in Collapse of America, Individual Liberty, War and not War | 28 Comments

Dick Morris lands at WPHT in Philadelphia

This isn’t particularly news, but I just found it – Mike Smerconish has left radio for the POTUS channel on Sirius/XM as was announced a few months ago. His replacement is the Dick Morris you’re thinking of – the toe … Continue reading

Posted in Talk Radio | 6 Comments

Getting Our Fair Share

The LIRR is spending $40 million to upgrade one station that carries 6,000 passengers a day on 59 trains, which means a capital expenditure of $6,666 per rider (assuming it comes in on budget) The monthly fare is $276 for … Continue reading

Posted in Trails to Rails | 6 Comments