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The Fly Jock grounds for good

Tom Joyner announces retirement – in 2019 One of radio’s most venerable personalities is calling it a career as Tom Joyner announced Tuesday he is stepping down from [..]

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The Media Notepad: Party’s over for Chi-Town Rising

Also: Dennis Welsh wades into soda tax controversy while his station profits off pro-soda tax ads; Tom Joyner returns to Dallas as Classic Hip-Hop format’s future is questionable; [..]

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T Dog Media’s Notepad: Tom Joyner out at Soul 106.3

Also: WGN-TV unveils new set and logo; Jon Kelley gets a new gig as host of a syndicated game show; Kathy Hart still MIA; “Wheel” celebrates Chicago In [..]

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“Daily Mail” coming to TV

Dr. Phil and his son Jay bring the UK’s Daily Mail to TV stateside Also: Harry officially returns for season two Leave it to Dr. Phil and son [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Bears-Packers score in ratings

Bears surprise; ABC 7 dominates November ratings; another new game show planned; Tom Joyner’s future On paper, it looked like another game against the Packers where the Bears [..]

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Report: WLS-AM looking to drop Limbaugh; Cumulus denies it

Is the end of Rush Limbaugh’s show near in Chicago? A report Thursday by Robert Feder stated Cumulus’ WLS-AM was looking to drop the controversial show as the [..]

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WGCI halts “Morning Riot”

As first reported by Robert Feder Monday morning, WGCI has pulled the plug on The Morning Riot after nearly six years on the air. Out are hosts Tony [..]

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He’s back: Ramonski Luv returns to Chicago radio

Also: Tom Joyner’s Dallas station changes formats Per Robert Feder, Ramonski Luv (a.k.a. Ramon Wade) is back with a new radio gig in Chicago – this time at [..]

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Tavis Smiley, WBEZ drop the gloves

Oh, its on. And it its due to Chicago Public Media turning Tavis Smiley off. The PBS late-night talk show host slammed Chicago Public Media and its President-CEO [..]

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The Grab Bag: Power 92 fires its daytime personalities; VanOdsol exits Q101; and Rosenthal’s new gig

Sorry, you guys never really were. It’s an all-local version of The Grab Bag! News and notes from Chicago media: – In news that broke Friday evening on [..]

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T Dog’s Six Pack: Win or go home

The Bears didn’t win. And they went home.  (Photo: Scott Strazzante/Chicago Tribune.) The Packers went to the Super Bowl and the Bears went home with a quarterback who [..]

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WSRB rebrands itself as "106.3 Real Radio"; scales back on music

Back on August 23, 1989, a dying WLS-AM stopped playing the hits (or by then, middle-of-the-road music) and ventured into talk radio and hasn’t looked back since. Or [..]

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Tom Joyner heads to Power 92 – and stays at Soul 106.3

The Fly Jock is going to be doing double-duty in Chicagoland beginning this week. As reported by Chicagoland Radio and Media, the Reach Media/Radio One-syndicated radio program is [..]

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T Dog’s Think Tank: A tribute to Oprah Winfrey

After 25 years on the air, The Oprah Winfrey Show – one of television’s most successful daytime programs – rides into the sunset. Her final show airs on [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag

Lots of items of note in today’s Grab Bag: – WCFS-FM (Fresh 105.9) has dumped morning man Mark LeBaron. Rick Hall will take over until a replacement is [..]

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