Yesterday Channel 4 (KMOV-TV) fired two reporters, John Mills and Robert Townsend. Today two broadcasters at "The Big 550" KTRS-AM radio station were the latest to fall victim to belt-tightening happening all across the media industry. KTRS (the St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster) this morning laid off ... More >>
It had been a while since we checked in on the St. Louis Journalism Review. Still, I was a bit surprised when I clicked my www.stljr.org bookmark (come on, doesn't everyone have one?) and was directed to a Web page devoted to KTRS (AM 550) talkmeister Frank O. Pinion. A URL shanghaiing! The KTRS ... More >>
PR flops. Staff upheaval. Shrill talk-show hosts. The Cardinals' flagship station can't seem to find the strike zone.
We're curious about Bill Roberti's intentions, Brent Feeney's exodus and Joe Edwards' alibi; plus, Missouri will taste damn good in a waffle cone
Channel 4's Julius Hunter sends a murder suspect to hell
Frank O. Pinion
KTRS starts a fresh assault on morning ratings leader KMOX by adding one of its already existing assets to the airwaves -- Dan Dierdorf