Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Oct 11, 2007




Detroit News:

Can Don Imus be rehabilitated? Or perhaps more pertinently, should he? The National Association of Black Journalists, NABJ, doesn't think so. The organization urged Citadel Broadcasting , owner of WABC-AM in New York (and WJR-AM (760) in Detroit), to halt negotiations with disgraced shock jock Imus. Citadel has been in talks with Imus to take over morning drive at WABC New York, and perhaps other Citadel stations. According to Radio Ink, NABJ is still angry over Imus' "nappy-headed ho's" insult directed at the Rutgers women's basketball team, a jibe that led to his firing last April ... To help out Metro Detroit families in need, bring new or gently used shoes to Northland Mall on Oct. 27, for Radio One's Sixth annual "Shoes for Shorties" shoe drive. Radio One's three stations -- WHTD-FM (102.7), WDMK-FM (105.9) and WCHB-AM (1200) -- will be broadcasting all day long from the mall ... Detroit Public Radio WDET-FM (101.9) will feature former Detroit News writer/current Los Angeles Times reporter Scott Martelle Oct. 18 on its 10 a.m.-noon "Detroit Today" show... Is shock jock Imus still an outrage? (Thu, 10/11)







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