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Sounds Like Housing Is Still A Maddening Disaster

May 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Does Kentucky’s new Religious Freedom Act really protect religion, or does it potentially cause discrimination? The issue is still raging weeks after the bill became law. Hint for WDRB: No, the debate isn’t still raging. There’s no additional religious protection but there is the ability to discriminate, thanks to the bill. [WDRB] The city and [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Discrimination · Downtown · Housing · Indiana · JCPS · Politics · Poverty · Ratings · Religion · Republican Party · State Government · TV

Some Fancy Rumors (Good Ones) About WAVE3

June 30th, 2011 · 14 Comments

We hear through the gayvine that WAVE3, after wallowing in fourth place in the ratings, may be trying to bring some old favorites back into play. They’ve resurrected John Belski’s blog, which says to us they’re trying to bring back a familiar face. And we hear Jackie Hays has been spotted at the station this [...]

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Tags: Anchor · Ratings · Rumors · WAVE · Weather

Louie Needs Some Friends

September 2nd, 2009 · 18 Comments

Wondering what’s up with Louie FM? Me, too. But no one at the station’s talking about the big format change. The station let two on-air personalities go yesterday — J.J. Jackson (from the morning show) and J.J. Duling, the last of a dying species of what used to be known as disc jockeys. Here’s what [...]

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Tags: Radio · Ratings

Bigger Than Memphis AND New Orleans

September 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

The Neilsen ratings service has released its new rankings of local TV markets and it’s good news for those in the local TV industry. That’s because Louisville moved up a spot t0 #49, compared with last year. What’s more, we passed up our favorite metro nemesis, Memphis, which dropped two spots to #51. This news [...]

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Tags: Advertising · Ratings · TV

LPM Boasts About Numbers

August 18th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Louisville Public Media says it’s continuing to set records for attracting audience on its three public radio stations. A news release sent today claims the stations (WFPL, WFPK, and WUOL) increased their audience 38 percent from Spring 2008 to 2009, accumulating its largest audience ever. “Now, more than ever, people are looking for quality, independent [...]

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Tags: Radio · Ratings

Lost in the Flood

August 5th, 2009 · 22 Comments

Everybody needs a do-over for yesterday. If you were scheduled in court, a press conference, your U of L class, orientation at a middle school (like me), you were more likely hoping your car was on high ground. Hit hardest were Churchill Downs, U of L and the downtown library. The Day After: Here comes [...]

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Tags: Arena · Awards · Courier-Journal · Jerry Abramson · Library · Media · Radio · Ratings · Steve Beshear · Weather

All The Golden Poo You Want to Know

July 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Two Words — Golden Poo: Who do you think is most likely to run afoul of the law? Just look at the possibilities. [Golden Poo] And to Think They Want to Play a Media Team in Hoops: Check out this photo of the Metro Council contingent touring the arena site. David Tandy told me this [...]

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Tags: 8664 · Arena · Awards · Fired · Metro Council · Metro Government · Ohio River Bridges · Ratings · Rumors · Transparency · WAVE · Weather

Summer Ratings Sunny for WLKY, WHAS

July 30th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Today staffers at WLKY got a congratulatory memo from GM Glenn Haygood. The big news — WLKY is declaring a victory in the July ratings sweeps. Haygood’s memo notes that in all competitive time periods for local programming, WLKY and WHAS won every one. So WAVE doesn’t win a single time period, nor does WDRB. [...]

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Tags: Ratings · TV

Talk Radio Station on the Way??

June 19th, 2009 · 39 Comments

Here’s some good news for WHAS late-night radio listeners — your days of enduring Michael Savage are about to come to an end. WHAS Operations Director Kelly Carls released a statement today saying that Savage will be replaced Monday, July 6 by Mark Levin, who he described as “mainstream conservative and funny.” Levin has been [...]

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Tags: Radio · Ratings · WHAS

Sweeping TV News from May

June 3rd, 2009 · 12 Comments

With all that effort from local news stations to boost ratings during the four sweeps months every year, the amazing thing about the Louisville market is that things rarely change, and that no station is ever able to claim any real commanding dominance. So the news from May’s sweeps is that nothing much changed. WHAS-TV [...]

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Tags: Ratings · TV · WAVE · WDRB · WHAS · WLKY