Sunday, February 24, 2008

WRKO Lets Another Conservative Go

Another conservative voice silenced on Boston's talk shows ... WRKO abruptly dismissed veteran good guy Moe Lauzier yesterday, according to today's Boston Herald: "No more Moe on 'RKO" (2-24-08). This follows their dismissal of John DePetro last year, and their demoting of Todd Feinberg.

WRKO-680 AM radio cut a quarter-century talk veteran from the airwaves yesterday amid rumors it is making way for full days of paid programming on Saturdays.
Saturday morning man Moe Lauzier went on the air at 6 a.m. yesterday only to be told 15 minutes later by executive producer Tom Shattuck that it would be his last show. Lauzier would have celebrated his 25th anniversary with the station in June.
“The way they handled it is just terribly disrespectful,” he told the Herald....