Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Mar 1, 2007




Detroit News:

Detroit's economy may be rough, but Dick Purtan's 20th annual Radiothon set a new record last week. In just 16 hours on Friday, the WOMC-FM (104.3) air personality raised nearly $2.4 million for the Salvation Army (last year the radiothon raised $1,808,440) ... Wendy Williams , host of the syndicated "The Wendy Williams Experience," will sign her new book, "The Ritz Harper Chronicles, Vol. 2," at the Barnes & Noble, in the new Fairlane Green Shopping Center in Allen Park, starting at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11... Dick Purtan gets award for raising millions for Salvation Army (Thu, 3/1)

Apparently, there's a lot of thinking, questioning and reacting going on out there. My e-mail and voice mail in-boxes have been stuffed lately with a lot of tidbits from readers. Some of the missives are funny. Others are serious. And some are just plain cries for help, prayers to change the mass-media universe. I am here to serve, so let's get to your issues... Readers stuff complaint box (Thu, 3/1)

WXYZ-TV is the Detroit television market's number one station, sign-on/sign-off, according to the February 2007 Nielsen Media Research rating survey which ended Wednesday. WXYZ-TV garnered a 5.4 rating/12.5 share, versus WDIV's 4.4 rating /10.2 share, WJBK's 3.7 rating/8.7 share and WWJ's 2.7 rating/ 6 share. In addition to winning sign-on/sign-off in television household ratings, WXYZ was also metro Detroit's number one station in delivery of all key demographics including Women 18-49, Persons 18-49, Women 25-54 and Persons 25-54... WXYZ-TV/Channel 7 Sweeps to Victory in February Ratings (Thu, 3/1)







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