Tag Archives: talk radio

Former WRKO Talkmaster Gene Burns has died

One of the most entertaining and informative talk show hosts in America has passed away. Gene Burns long held the mid-day spot on WRKO in its heyday in the late 1980 and early 1990s. A true libertarian Burns possessed a neighborhood sensibility. Burns was part of the golden age of Boston talk radio when the medium moved the electorate in…

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Feinberg-McPhee out at WRKO?

http://www.wrko.com/jeff-kuhne… Boston, MA — WRKO-AM 680 announced Wednesday that “The Kuhner Report” with Jeff Kuhner will take over morning drive from 6:00am – 9:00am, starting Thursday, November 1. Kuhner, who has been and will continue to host from 11am until noon, replaces Todd Feinburg and Michele McPhee. Commenting on his expanded role, Kuhner said, “I am truly honored and happy…

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What has happened to Boston Talk Radio?

Is it just me, or does Boston talk radio really suck right now? It appears that Talk 1200 has discharged all of its talk hosts and replaced them with the most horrendous assortment of lame comedians possible.   WRKO has dismissed Tom Finneran (I hated his politics but enjoyed his talk and laughter) and replaced him with Michelle McPhee.  No…

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Did Cape Wind Pay Off NECN for Positive News Coverage?!?!?! Can That Be True?!?!?!

Nope, not true. But imagine you’re listening to Rush Limbaugh or Glenn Beck or Sean Hannity on the radio.  They do a segment and then go to commercial.  When they go to commercial, you know you’re listening to paid advertisements.  All good.  But then they come back from commercial and begin the next segment.  However, unbeknownst to you, you’re still

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