Double standard in firing of Seattle talk host?

Bill O'Neill
Tue Sep 21 06:59:14 EDT 2004

bob Nelson writes:
> Talk host Brian Maloney of KIRO Seattle was fired for what he said
> was his desire that Dan Rather be fired because of the memo scandal.
> The station told the media that the reason why Maloney was let go
> was actually because of sports conflicts.

This doesn't sound like a firing over a talker's point of view. KIRO
(Entercom?) doesn't have a precedent for something like that. Whatever the
motive, it was poor timing on the part of management, on the heels of a
presidential general election.

Bill O'Neill

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