Earlier this week, Paul Finebaum did break his silence. Thursday saw him make his first appearance as a member of the ESPN family – one that’s made some cuts (though preparing to make some investments as well).
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October 19th, 2012 · Comments Off · Media
The reduced print schedule of The Birmingham News has had some wondering if other area newspapers would attempt to take up the slack. It appears as though the first one to do so will be The Tuscaloosa News as they prepare to introduce daily home delivery options to the Magic City next week.
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It doesn’t look like Birmingham will disappear from the media spotlight soon. Yesterday, the folks at ABC 33/40 felt the heat because of “disappearing” Facebook comment threads. But was the post in question (one involving Sam Champion’s engagement) actually a duplicate?
June 20th, 2012 · Comments Off · Media, Take a moment
Birmingham News business reporter Michael Tomberlin is preparing to be redeployed to Afghanistan. We just wanted to take a moment and wish him Godspeed as this tour of duty begins…
The cuts at The Birmingham News, its sister publications in Alabama and the Times-Picayune in New Orleans were felt around the country today. This as others are stepping up to help those affected with job leads and support.
January 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · radio
Format changes in local radio are inevitable – and Birmingham is probably about to go through another round of them. The first station to see a change, WZRR, will now play Top 40. Hey, we can always stream though, can’t we?
June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Media, music, television
A report in the June 28 edition of the Montgomery Advertiser lays out proposed cuts for Alabama Public Television. Birmingham-based musical performance program “We Have Signal” was reportedly among the casualties, though the show’s producers have announced that the upcoming season will go forward as planned. After that…
June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Media
It’s not quite a digital newsstand but it’s an interesting next step for Birmingham, AL’s newspaper of record – boxes in front of their headquarters are now accepting credit cards.