Somewhat belatedly, Broadcasting and Cable picks up on the Daily Show taking aim at WTWO’s weather attack ads and Nexstar’s Duane Lammers (by the way, it’s pronounced “lamers,” as in “lame” – “ers”).
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Jon Stewart Calls Out Nexstar and VP/COO Duane Lammers
And I believe that he called them “pussies,” for not airing “Book of Daniel” earlier in the year. Kudos to the Daily Show research department. But the real point of the segment that aired on tonight’s Daily Show was to follow up on a piece he did a couple nights ago making fun of Nexstar‘s […]
Catch Up on the Radioshow: Broadcast Flag Hearing, Podcasting and Public Broadcasting, Nexstar and the Decline of Local TV
If you haven’t been tuning in to the mediageek radioshow in the last month, I think you’ve missed some pretty interesting programs. On Jan. 13 my guest was Ken Schreiner, who was formerly news director of Nexstar-owned WCIA-TV in Champaign, IL. Ken held nothing back talking about how Nexstar is defunding its local news operations […]
Government Handouts and Playing Hardball with Cable and Satellite Win Big Money for Nexstar & Sinclair
Nexstar is this year’s Sinclair Broadcast Group — a medium-sized TV station owner getting aggressive about squeezing cash out of stations any way possible. Nexstar isn’t as outwardly political as Sinclair is — there’s no Nexstar equivalent to Mark Hyman‘s The Point — although it recently refused to air NBC’s controversial “Book of Daniel” on […]
On Friday’s Radio Show: Independent Video Producer and Ex-Nexstar Employee Ken Schreiner; More Nexstar Bullying
I initially invited Ken Schreiner on the program because he’s a local guy who completed a feature documentary on the relationship between people and wild animals that he’s distributing on his website, along with other videos he’s produced. Only after extending the invitation did I realize that Ken used to work for our local Nexstar-owned […]