WRKO Host John DePetro Suspended For Remarks About Matt Amorello

rogerkirk rogerkirk@ttlc.net
Tue Jul 18 20:17:59 EDT 2006

"Mark Watson" wrote:

><snip> WRKO 9AM- 12 Noon host John DePetro has been suspended for 2 
>days for using a slur word for homosexual while discussing embattled 
>Mass Turnpike chairman Matt Amorello's conduct <snip>
>WRKO PD Jason Wolfe said that the station has zero tolerance for 
>racial intolerance.

Sounds like free publicity for WRKO and a 2-day vacation for John DePetro.  

True zero-tolerance would have put John at the unemployment office.

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