Thirty years ago today, Mike Parker joined the staff of WBBM-Channel 2. It was an era when the CBS-owned station was No. 1 in the ratings and when "The Ten O'Clock News" was must-viewing in the market.
It's a good thing Bill Zwecker likes "American Idol." As the new entertainment contributor to WFLD-Channel 32, he'll be the designated point man for the prime-time franchise that all Fox-owned stations are required by law to flog endlessly on their newscasts.The veteran celebrity columnist
Big John Howell acknowledged Monday that he was blindsided by the defection of his radio partner, and he promised listeners that he would not eliminate "true-blue, right-wing conservative thought" from his morning show on Salem Communications news/talk WIND-AM (560).It marked Howell'
The headline on Tom Taylor's end-of-the-year piece for Radio-Info.com said it all: "2010 has to be better, right?" All in all, it would be hard to imagine a year worse than the one of firings, frauds, flameouts and funerals we've just endured.Personally, I'd consider the next 12 months a s
Program hosts at WGN-AM (720) have been ordered not to react on the air to a political commercial that alleges Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is gay. Paid for by one of Kirk's opponents in the Republican primary for U.S.