Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Jan 30, 2007




Detroit News:

Anchorman Charles Gibson took a strictly business approach Monday night from Ford's River Rouge Plant in Dearborn for a local broadcast of ABC's "World News with Charles Gibson," the first from his two-day stop here... Gibson does news from Rouge Plant (Tue, 1/30)

Detroit Free Press:

John Mason is back on Detroit radio. Early. While the WGPR-FM (107.5) website still promises a new morning show starting Feb. 1, Mason has already extended his syndicated “Mason Radio” morning show to the Detroit outlet. (Heard in Saginaw, he was prevented from being heard in Detroit until this month because of a non-compete clause enforced in court by his last station, WDMK-FM (105.9), He left that station in thesummer of 2006. Tuesday morning, Mason was percolating as usual, playing soul oldies, talking about welcome-back parties and his upcoming gig as public address announcer for the NBA all-star game in Las Vegas... Mason back on Detroit airwaves (Tue, 1/30)

"I know less about the automobile industry than anybody here," said ABC News anchor Charles Gibson near the start of Monday night's town hall meeting on WXYZ-TV (Channel 7). And as an outsider, he asked tough questions. Do we need an American auto industry? Do the Detroit automakers have time to change consumer attitudes? In a friendly yet proddingly provocative way, Gibson asked these things and more during the hour-long program that aired live from Channel 7's Southfield studios... ABC anchor grills on autos (Tue, 1/30)







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