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NERW Extra: A Few Words About EAS

By SCOTT FYBUSH *The initial headlines on Friday called it a “U-Verse glitch,” but we now know that the presidential-level (“EAN”) alert message that made its way through part of the national Emergency Alert System had nothing to do with AT&T’s TV service in particular. Instead, it was the result of a nationally syndicated morning […]

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NERW 10/27/2014: Dale Dorman, RIP

In this week’s issue… Remembering a legendary Boston jock – Ottawa broadcasters cover a big story – Boston noncomm FM for sale – New channel for NYC’s newest TV – NJ translator move shot down – AM tenant becomes station owner – Remembering a PA TV veteran Jump to: ME – NH – VT – […]

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Site of the Week 10/24/14: Minneapolis (Big Trip 2013, Part 1)

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH Given the way the weather works in that part of the world, it’s perhaps no surprise that all three of your editor’s recent trips to Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota have come in the summer. (You want to go chasing towers in a Minnesota February? Me either.) It is, […]

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NERW Extra: A Few Words About EAS

By SCOTT FYBUSH *The initial headlines on Friday called it a “U-Verse glitch,” but we now know that the presidential-level (“EAN”) alert message that made its way through part of the national Emergency Alert System had nothing to do with AT&T’s TV service in particular. Instead, it was the result of a nationally syndicated morning […]

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NERW Extra: Radio Disney Drops the “Radio”

*The only surprising thing about Radio Disney’s Wednesday announcement that it’s selling off 23 of its 24 remaining over-the-air signals is that it took as long as it did. When Disney entered the kids’ radio business almost twenty years ago, it made a certain amount of sense that it did so by purchasing AM radio […]

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Site of the Week 2/14/2014: Last Days of NBC Burbank

Text and photos by SCOTT FYBUSH “From beautiful downtown Burbank…” For two generations of TV viewers, “Burbank” was shorthand for more than just a white-bread city in the San Fernando Valley. It’s meant the studio lot at the corner of Olive and Alameda Avenues, home to NBC’s West Coast operations from 1955 until just a […]