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WRKO’s Strategy Session

Lost in the controversy over WRKO-AM’s now-aborted decision to give former Don Imus cohort Bernard McGuirk an on-air tryout is the apparently increased listenership of the man McGuirk was supposed to be on the air with–former Massachusetts House Speaker Thomas Finneran. As the Boston Globe recently pointed out, although ‘RKO’s morning drive ratings haven’t been as strong as they were…

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WRKO: Talking It Over?

Will WRKO-AM even be around a decade from now? One of the year’s most controversial stories has been the decision by “Boston’s Talk Station” to hire former Massachusetts House Speaker Thomas Finneran, a staunch Democrat, as a morning host. The decision was met with vocal criticism by some of WRKO’s loyal listeners, who felt that his recent perjury conviction and…

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