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  • Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance

    Air Museum Presentation Sheds Light On Earhart Disappearance
    Like the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it's a mystery as to what happened to Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937. Ric Gillespie talked about the research and theories regarding Earhart at two recent presentations,...
  • 'Radio Free Albemuth' is Philip K. Dick at his dullest

    Revered sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's posthumously-published "Radio Free Albemuth" earns a somewhat straightforward and updated screen adaptation from committed fan John Alan Simon. And therein lies the problem. Simon gives us a film that, unlike other...
  • Tech review: Two smartphone speakers, each with its strengths

    IPL22: If you're like me, you appreciate a good clock radio that doesn't take up a lot of space on your nightstand. That's if you still use a clock radio many people just use their smartphone as an alarm clock. If you're going to have a smartphone on...
  • Vin Scully stays up to date with his no-hitter calls

    Vin Scully stays up to date with his no-hitter calls
    The sense of drama, and of the precise words to describe it, distinguishes Vin Scully from his peers. If only we were as precise with our language as Scully is with his. He truly has no peer. For all the accolades over all the decades, he has changed...
  • Comedian Dave Chappelle marks comeback with Radio City Music Hall show

    At Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday night there was a sense of nervous anticipation about Dave Chappelle's return to the stage after nearly a decade in self-imposed exile. “I just hope he finishes the show,” said Jason Santos, 32, from the...
  • Bill Berg, Chicago radio and TV personality, dies at 77

     Bill Berg, Chicago radio and TV personality, dies at 77
    Bill Berg was a popular afternoon-drive talk show host on WGN-AM radio in the 1970s who also filled in on Cubs and Bears broadcasts. "He had a good feel for people because he was a decent human being and he let people talk," said Dave Baum, a former...
  • Nielsen ratings scandal widens; Univision executive implicated

    Nielsen has widened its investigation into a ratings scandal in Los Angeles and uncovered evidence that a Univision Communications radio executive allegedly has been manipulating the ratings. On Monday, the measurement giant confirmed that the Los...
  • Happy Jack and Broad Street Bill highlight an eclectic mix of radio show guests on Saturday

     
    It figures to be a very different and, hopefully, entertaining radio show on Saturday when Happy Jack Burns of WALN radio and The Party Channel fame kicks off the guest list. The Morning Call's "Calling All Sports" can be heard from 9-11 a.m. on AM-1470,...
  • Interviewing Steve Miller and Journey: San Francisco bands talk about connecting after all these years

     
    The San Francisco scene spawned The Steve Miller Band and the rock band Journey, who from 1976-82 each sold more than 20 million albums and together had nearly 20 Top 10 hits, many of which still are popular nearly 40......
  • FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing

    FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing
    The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules. Among the issues debated were the FCC's long-standing rule prohibiting one company...
  • Nielsen confirms 'inconsistencies' with Los Angeles radio ratings

    In an unprecedented move, ratings giant Nielsen has acknowledged problems with its audience estimates in recent months for Los Angeles radio stations. Earlier this week, Nielsen delayed the release of its May radio ratings, saying it needed more time to...