Big news day – my time and energy is limited, so here is the placeholder if you have opinions
– Buckley Broadcasting (now on the Third Generation ™) has announced it is selling WOR-AM to Clear Channel. Goodbye Joan Hamburg, Hello Rush Limbaugh (and Glenn Beck)
– Cumulus pushed senior citizen Geraldo Rivera into national syndication today after the stunning success and industry buzz from his WABC-AM debut [sa]*
– Clear Channel threw in the towel competing in talk in Boston. Rush, Beck and Jay Severin were replaced today by 24/7 “comedy”. Have you heard this one?… Bill Ayers, Bob Pittman and Jeffrey Immelt walk into a bar. Bill Ayers walks up to the bar and asks “If President Obama walked in here, would you serve him?”. The bartender answers “Sure, who is paying the bill? Bob Pittman and Jeffrey Immelt look at each other and say in unison “I knew it, you’re a racist!”
[sa]* – Sarcasm Alert!