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Joel Heitkamp's "Expansion" Plans Over Before They Started

Joel Heitkamp's "Expansion" Plans Over Before They Started

Earlier this week liberal talk radio host Joel Heitkamp attempted to preempt news that he was being yanked off his western North Dakota affiliates with news of his own. Specifically that he was “expanding” his show to a second radio station broadcasting in the Fargo region. Unfortunately, that idea didn’t last long. As I posted

Joel Heitkamp Made Big Mistake In Announcing Supposed "Expansion" To New Station

In what was clearly a vain effort to try and spin news that he was losing western radio affiliates in Minot (KCJB) and Bismarck (KFYR), liberal talker Joel Heitkamp announced a plan to “expand” his show to Fargo-based AM740. That station is owned by the same company as KFGO, which is where Heitkamp’s show is

Joel Heitkamp/KFGO "Expansion" Plans Not Exactly Popular With Fargo Sports Fans

Earlier today news broke that liberal talk radio hosts Joel Heitkamp and Mike McFeely were loosing their statewide syndication deals. In a humorous attempt to spin the move and save face, KFGO preempted Heitkamp and McFeely’s drop from the KFYR network by announcing that Heitkamp would be simulcasting his show on 740AM (owned by the

Having Solved That Whole Budget Problem, Obama Pivots To Gays And Guns

The Senate passed a budget for the first time in four years. So, you know, fiscal crisis solved. President Obama devoted his weekly radio and internet address Saturday to pushing for more gun control in response to the mass killing in Newton, Connecticut last year. “As a nation, the last three months have changed us,”

SAB's Top Five From The Last Week, Open Thread

Here are the top five posts by page views from the week that was: What The Fargo Forum Thinks Of Western North Dakotans – An editorial cartoon published by the Fargo Forum, which in general has a down-the-nose editorial stance when it comes to the western part of the state, seemed to depict western North

Things Not Going Great For Ed Schultz

The rise of Ed Schultz’s media career has always been surprising to me. From a regional talk radio host here in North Dakota to a nationally syndicated liberal talker to an evening weekday show on a major cable news channel, he went pretty far. It was surprising to me because Ed Schultz isn’t that bright.

Just 6% Of Americans See The Media As Very Trustworthy, And That's A Good Thing

According to Rasmussen, Americans have a pretty low opinion of the media: Most voters still get their news from television and consider the news reported by the media generally trustworthy. Fifty-six percent (56%) of Likely U.S. Voters say they get most of their news from TV, including 32% who get it from cable news networks

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