Two well-known Chicago radio stations are being sold to a controversial media tycoon.Classic rock station WLUP-FM (97.9), known as the Loop, and the long-time alternative staple WKQX-FM (101.1), known as Q101, will be sold for more than $110 million in cash.
Jesse Jackson Jr. is in the building!!!!!! The Blagojevich Trial II: Attack of the Clones is stepping up its media blitz. The terror trial of Rana, the Bulls, Oprah and Bin Laden have really stripped the media power from this Illinois corruption trial. But not anymore!
Alderman Ed Bus finally gets his big break and Robert Feder destroys it! The word on the street is that the infamous Walter E. Smithe commercial featuring local celebrities and television anchors saluting the mayor has been pulled.
Top story: Today is a big one for Chicago politics. It's the first City Council meeting since the April runoffs. So what's on the agenda? Um...um....wait...um....nothin'? Affordable housing? No. Pushed off. Food trucks? No. That's old. Cleaning horse urine? Already done.
Top story: There were a handful of posts and Tweets yesterday reporting that Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel was spotted at Double Door for the Black Joe Lewis show Saturday night. I received a few texts the night of with the same information.
As we wrap up the work-week, let's look back at the big media story. Robert Feder is going to....Time Out Chicago. Time Out wins the rumor derby for the top media columnist in Chicago, after he left our little blog network.