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Baker's Learning Curve
In the first Massachusetts gubernatorial debate, this past June on WRKO radio, Republican Charlie Baker fared poorly, sounding defensive and petulant during testy exchanges with Governor Deval Patrick and Treasurer Tim Cahill.
A debate shows that the candidate is improving — but has a long way still to go
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| August 20, 2010
WPRO swaps two big personalities
Talk-radio listeners could be forgiven for wondering if WPRO sprung a bit too far forward this week when Buddy Cianci's show begun airing at 2 pm instead of the usual 10 am.
| March 19, 2010
New in the Phoenix: After Brown, the Democrats' talk-radio challenge
In which I ask whether liberals can possibly avoid hundreds of Coakley-esque talk-radio drubbings this fall. Please take a look.
| February 04, 2010
Howie's gay love-in!
Wait, lemme get this straight: Was that Howie Carr — who's known for accompanying on-air references to homosexuality with a crude audio approximation of gay sex — happily schmoozing with guest Randy Price this past week?
Carr plays nice with Randy Price. Plus, the Globe's tough new Kennedy bio defies expectations.
| February 18, 2009
No, Tom Finneran's not a journalist. But as a talk-radio host, he really needs to be able to ...
| January 09, 2009
Wendy Murphy vs. free speech
--"That means, 'Shut up. Don't lie.'"That would be Wendy Murphy, co-host of WRKO's Finneran's Forum,...
| November 26, 2008
'RKO jettisons Hopkins, adds Ingraham
I speak of Reese Hopkins, who's out of his 10 am-noon slot effective tomorrow, and Laura Ingraham, the nationally syndicated yakker who'll take said time...
| October 16, 2008
Howie Carr’s jump from WRKO-AM to WTKK-FM isn’t a done deal just yet.
Why WRKO should cut Howie loose. Plus, journalism’s unsolvable PR conundrum
| July 11, 2007
Bruce Wall is blessed with a talent for publicity.
What's behind Pastor Bruce Wall's nose for news?
| April 11, 2007
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