Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

Speaking of radio stations and such, I should make note that WBEE-FM morning man Bill Coffey passed away this morning, at his home in Pennsylvania. Bill was doing morning radio here in Rochester, by way of a network connection, because he was caring for his 80-something parents.  He’s survived by them, his wife, and three […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

Joe Flint over at the Wall Street Journalis reporting some good news: News Corp.’s Fox News has reached an agreement to become the primary news provider to radio giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. Our local CC station, WHAM is using CBS. I recently wrote Jeff Howlett, the station manager there why they continued using CBS, […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

File this one under “Oh, THAT liberal media” Fellow Radio person and fellow western NY’er Scott Fybush says on his NorthEast Radio Watch: “Here’s something not to do if you work as a reporter for a radio station: don’t call the operators of a political website and leave voicemail saying, “I wanted to tell you […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

Armstrong Williams seems to think so.

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

How about a fast food place that only serves breakfast cereals, called….Cereality… no kididng. Atkins dieters, beware. Hat tip to Drezner, who suggests, among other things, it’s the next Krispy Creme.

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

When Tom Teriffic showed up, NBC was in last place among the big three… Mostly because of the pompous, overbearing, and unabashedly leftist John Chancellor. Brokaw did what he could to reverse the situation.  As of last week, when he stepped aside to make room for the glorified traffic reporter from Elmira, NY…. (yes, I […]

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

I’ve been working on a draft for a weekly long-form along these lines for weeks now, and hadn’t quite gotten it yet.Victor Davis Hanson did the subject first and better. Read it.

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Eric Florack on December 6th, 2004

I note with some degree of amusement that I’ve not even been mentioed in this year’s annual Weblog Awards. I wonder if I demanded a hand recount in those areas favorable to me, if it’ll do me any good. Of course, I’d have to determine what those areas were…

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