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WPR Discards Michael Feldman

When Michael Feldman got to Wisconsin Public Radio on Thursday, he was called into a meeting, only to learn that the station was ending the 31-year run of his comedy quiz show, Whad’Ya Know?

“It was a done deal: You have three months to clean out your desk. I was surprised,” says Feldman. “I was sort of in a coma.”

The press release had already been written, announcing a final live show on June 25, with a blank space where Feldman’s comments would appear.

Via “I wasn’t ready” @ Isthmus.

Public radio in for $5,000,000 cut

Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s budget plan unveiled Tuesday would slash $5 million from the board that operates public broadcasting over the next two years.   This idea is certainly not a new one in conservative Republican circles.  The idea for such cuts often circulate at the national level.   But regardless of where threats of such cuts come…

Right to Work begins air war against unions

Wisconsin Right to Work launched a radio ad campaign seeking changes in state law to prohibit businesses and unions from requiring workers to pay union dues as a condition of employment. The ads will air in Green Bay, Eau Claire, Madison, Milwaukee and Wausau. Via Radio ad debuts calling for union limits @ JS All…

Know your enemy inveterate opponent

For reasons I fail to understand, Democrats and liberals completely ignore the powerful poison that is right-wing Talk Radio, especially in the Metro Milwaukee market.  I don’t know if they think the Republican shills on WTMJ and WISN are just preaching to the converted or they just think what they are saying is too stupid…

Other than that…

He actually said this morning that all you need to do to find the left-wing position is to look at the Journal Sentinel editorial page. This would be the editorial page that twice endorsed Scott Walker for Governor. Via Sykes, LOL @ The Political Environment.