WGAN radio may drop Rather

SteveOrdinetz steveord@bit-net.com
Wed Sep 29 22:33:57 EDT 2004

At 09:54 PM 9/29/2004, dlh@donnahalper.com wrote:
>Dan B wrote--
> > Portland radio station WGAN (560 AM) is considering dropping TV newsman 
> Dan
> > Rather from its daily lineup of CBS news programming.
>How silly.  The majority of the public has moved on.  Even USA Today, not 
>exactly a liberal news source, did a poll and found the majority of 
>Americans feel Rather just made a mistake.  I fail to see why he should be 
>dropped from WGAN.

It's symbolism and nothing else.  It makes no less (or more) sense than 
dropping Rush Limbaugh from ESPN commentary because of a politically 
incorrect remark.

It's a tempest in a teapot...other than anchoring the 5pm newscast, I don't 
think Dan has much presence on CBS radio anyway.

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