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21
Feb
Because there can never be enough flacks...

Because there can never be enough flacks...

I would exceed my word count if I listed the names of the people who have left the media and accepted a job as a spokesthingy for a political party or large company. They have to know that this is a one-way trip for them and they can never return to a news-type job. The latest to decide that a media job is beneath her is Leah Batstone.

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06
Feb
A Darling mayor & a darling of the silver screen

A Darling mayor & a darling of the silver screen

Certain things just go together. Abbott and Costello. Simon and Garfunkel. Denyse Sibley and country music. Which makes Robert Pace’s decision to shift her over to 89.9 The Wave bewildering. Cliff Boutilier, you may have noticed, seems to agree (see Pages 5-10).
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23
Jan
Radio Drama Queen & Radio Liars

Radio Drama Queen & Radio Liars

Last week, Rob Thacker did his usual Monday morning Science Files schtick on News 95.7 with Rick Howe, and then we learned that it was going to be his final such appearance.

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09
Jan
Loose lips sink Bell ships!

Loose lips sink Bell ships!

I figured that C100 would take a long time to find a co-host to succeed Moya Farrell. I thought they would draw it out for months. I was wrong, which can happen from time to time.
On January 3, two and a half weeks after the (tragic! — ed.) departure of Moya, the talented and fragrant Melody Robinet was introduced to the morning show, alongside Peter Harrison and JC Douglas.

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25
Dec
Lyrics that make you go, hmmm...

Lyrics that make you go, hmmm...

In Frank 724, I wrote about some of the weird songs that have become hits over the years. I have a new set I would like to discuss with you. The hardest part has been leaving out so many, because there are a lot of songs that became huge hits even though they have unusual subject matter.

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