Metro Detroit: Newsmakers June 8, 2007




Detroit News:

At midnight on Feb. 17, 2009, the rabbit ears and the rooftop antennas that still guide television signals into nearly one of every five U.S. homes will be rendered useless -- unless they are tethered to a new device, including two versions unveiled this week, that the government will spend as much as $80 a household to help families buy. The V-shaped rabbit ears, which have stood sentry in some living rooms and dens since the early 1950s, risk going the way of the eight-track tape player or Betamax in 20 months... Converters signal a new TV era (Fri, 6/8)

I'm one of the few people who know the sordid truth about John Tesh, a man so seemingly nice that people make fun of him for it. Since he'll be in Warren on Monday, courtesy of WMGC-FM, I figure it's my duty to spread the word ... By reputation, Tesh has no sharp edges. A pianist, composer, radio host and former "Entertainment Tonight" co-anchor, he'll speak Monday night at the sixth annual WMGC-GM (105.1) Women Who Make Magic Awards at the Andiamo Showroom in Warren... John Tesh shows his true colors (Fri, 6/8)

Detroit Free Press:

Scheduled: In Detroit on Saturday, a national forum on the decline in black radio ownership and the impact of black talk radio at the Last Chance Academy, 6311 W. Chicago. Bob Law, the former vice president of New York's WWRL and the nation's first black national talk show host, will appear on the Rev. Horace Sheffield's 9-10 a.m. broadcast of "On the Line" on WGPR-FM (107.5) before joining broadcasters from across the state for the 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. discussion... Names and Faces (Fri, 6/8)







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