1200 stunting as Gaffe 1200

Bob DeMattia bob.bosra@demattia.net
Sat Aug 11 20:53:53 EDT 2012

I wasn't keep track, but here's what I remember
before I drove out of range of the signal:

President Obama, Governor Romney, Governor Dean, Governor Palin,
Mayor Menino, and a few I didn't recognize.


On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Dan.Strassberg <dan.strassberg@att.net>wrote:

> Are the mis-statements mostly by lefties or righties? Seems like, if most
> are by lefties, the new format is likely to be right-wing (basically what
> 1200 has been doing since axing Katz and Severin). If the mis-statements
> are
> mostly by righties, the new format is likely to be "progressive talk." If
> the mis-statements are pretty evenly divided between statements made by
> righties and lefties, the new format is likely to feature hosts who offer a
> variety of viewpoints.
> I haven't listened, but I think there's a good chance of the third option.
> If CCU and Dial Global are unable to reach agreement on compensation, I
> would expect that Premiere's Randi Rhodes would be the sole "progressive"
> voice on what is mostly a right-wing talk station. If CCU and Dial Global
> can reach some kind of agreement, I would also expect to also hear Ed
> Schultz. If CCU and Dial Global can reach complete or near-complete
> agreement, I would expect to also hear Stephanie Miller and possibly even
> Thom Hartmann, but I doubt that there is much chance of complete or even
> substantial agreement.
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> Subject: 1200 stunting as Gaffe 1200
>  WXKS 1200 playing nothing but political mis-statements, as "Gaffe
>> 1200". There's a domain name saying the same thing
>> plus Comedy1200.com redirects you to the Gaffe 1200 page, I believe.
>> Possible all comedy format soon? If so, similar to Funny 850 (WTAR) in
>> Norfolk VA, an all comedy station playing stand up
>> routines (often by comics SHOUTING with audiences laughing heartily).
>> Maybe that until yet another format, who knows
>> what, sooner or later? Meanwhile if RKO is to debut Rush and Coast to
>> Coast on Aug 21, it looks like they'll be off all week
>> if the stunt continues. Their shows can be picked up on CC stations in
>> Manchester, Providence, and Worcester, etc.

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