WGN-TV sues south suburban village for refusing to release records

Dolton mayor subject of investigations by local news media Nexstar-owned WGN-TV has filed a lawsuit against the Village of Dolton over the failure to release records regarding Mayor Tiffany Henyard’s spending and perks, all now under investigation by the FBI. Based in Irving. Tex., Nexstar Media Group filed the suit in Cook County Circuit Court. Nexstar bought WGN-TV and radio […]

Tom Skilling retires…so what’s next for local TV?

His departure leaves a void as linear usage declines and cord-cutting continues When Tom Skilling stepped down from his longtime role as meteorologist at WGN-TV Wednesday night, it marked the end of an era for Chicago’s longest-tenured television personality after 46 years on the air at the same station. But it also marked the end of an era for Chicago […]

Rewinding media in 2023

A year dominated by labor strife, awful Chicago sports teams, and – oh yeah, Elon¬† If you watched the WWE, you remember Vince McMahon playing himself as an arrogant CEO and billionaire, ruling over anything and everything – the ultimate heel. It’s a real-life trend we’re seeing as we close 2023. Led by billionaire Elon Musk, CEOs – whether they’re […]

T Dog’s Six Pack: Pour a wet beverage on me

It’s time to grab your favorite beverage (a six pack of it would be best…) because it’s time for T Dog’s Six Pack! In this edition, Jerry Bryant expands his business, Betty White’s is actually on her rockers celebrating her 90th birthday while the Rev. Michael Pflager is far off his.       Rounds of Hot Cocoa for everyone. […]