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Articles tagged with 'media'

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Teacher awards a great part of local radio

Published May 25, 2015

There is nothing more noble than being the ones empowered to set the direction for the next generation. That is why I hope WLDB-FM simply changed format this year and didn't change the heart associated with this community event.

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Announcing sweeps winners isn't easy

Published May 22, 2015

Numbers are what they are. They allow for a way to communicate a level of measurement of something. At its very core, mass media obsesses over the numbers related to everything.

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Garbaciak, Paolantonio to play greater roles at WISN

Published May 20, 2015

Joyce Garbaciak, the one-time anchor at WITI-TV Fox 6 and who has been working as a special correspondent at WISN since 2006, will anchor the Ch. 12 main desk with Kathy Mykleby at 6 and 10 p.m. weeknights. Patrick Paolantonio will move from mornings, re-joining Toya Washington at 5 p.m.

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McKee out at WISN-TV 12

Published May 20, 2015

WISN-TV Ch. 12 announced Monday that evening anchor Craig McKee is headed to Cincinnati. According to Jan Wade, president and general manager, McKee's last day on the air in Milwaukee will be Friday.

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WLDB adds midday DJ; WMIL keeps ratings crown

Published May 15, 2015

The launch of Trending Radio 93.3 this month will bring on-air changes. We'll have to wait to see if covering trends is enough to be not a flash in the pan itself.

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"American Idol" gets one final season

Published May 11, 2015

In television, "American Idol" has enjoyed viewing successes not normal for most scripted and non-scripted shows. Earlier today Fox announced the next season of the music competition show - its 15th --would be its last.

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McNeil joins the new trend at 93.3 WLDB-FM

Published May 8, 2015

Earlier this week, the Milwaukee Radio Alliance announced Van McNeil will be the new co-host of a morning show on the rebranded Trending Radio 93.3, WLDB-FM.

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WISN-TV named station of the year

Published May 4, 2015

Last weekend, representatives from television and radio stations converged on Madison for the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association 2014 Awards for Excellence.

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CNN's Mike Rowe showcases Milwaukee event

Published April 30, 2015

For television host Mike Rowe, he understands that to tell a great story, he needs to roll up his sleeves and get to work. At 8 p.m. tonight on CNN, Rowe will feature his experience at #MoreMonsterJam at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on "Somebody's Gotta Do It."

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Baltimore riots could happen just as easily in Milwaukee

Published April 29, 2015

The riots in Baltimore were frightening in their wanton violence. Officials in Baltimore said that things would be better if the media focused on the good things. That kind of head in the sand behavior is the same thing we have in Milwaukee.

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Area broadcasters earn regional awards

Published April 27, 2015

WISN-TV Ch. 12 was awarded two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards last week. The ABC affiliate was recognized for Best Newscast and Breaking News by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).

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Is BuzzFeed truthful?

Published April 20, 2015

BuzzFeed launched an internal investigation to see if any questions or comments were deleted after the new editor-in-chief Ben Smith was hired in the beginning of 2012. The results may have an impact on the perception of the site's integrity.