Newsmakers and links: Fri March 13, 2015

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RadioInsight.com:

94.1 WVIC will make its flip to Classic Country "94.1 Duke-FM" on Monday, March 16. The changes in the Lansing market won't stop there. Current WVIC afternoon host Parker and middayer Mars will slide over to mornings at sister Classic Hits 92.9 WLMI replacing Tim Barron. WLNS-TV reports that WLMI may be switching to AC in the process.

Full story: 94.1 WVIC To Flip Monday; More Changes Coming To Lansing? (Fri, 3/13)

 


 

WLNS-TV Ch. 6 Lansing:

Tim Barron has been a major voice in the Capital Area for years. His morning radio show on WLMI on 92.9 has gathered tons and tons of fans over the years, and starting Monday those fans will have to find him at his new home on the internet. Due to a format change, Barron will no longer broadcast from the WLMI studio. Fans can catch him on his new internet radio show at timbarronsradiomichigan.com, Monday through Friday starting at 7am.

Full story: Capital Area Broadcaster Makes Move to Internet Radio (Fri, 3/13)

 


 

Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters wrap up annual conference

Lots of winners and acknowledgements from earlier in the week from Lansing:

 


 

88.1 The Park students honored at Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (.pdf)

 


 

Detroit News:

"Didn't you used to be Paul Carey?" He still is, thankfully, with an upbeat outlook on life firmly in place. As a broadcasting team, they were the diamonds of the diamond. Ernie Harwell and Paul Carey, partners in the booth for 19 years. Different in almost every way, yet solid friends.

Full story: Carey's golden voice remains a treasure of Tigers past (Fri, 3/13)

 


 

Detroit Free Press:

Attorney General Bill Schuette's office demonstrated poor judgment -- and a troubling ignorance of well-settled state law -- when it twice subpoenaed the notes of a reporter in the process of interviewing juvenile inmates last week at facilities run by the state Department of Corrections.

Full story: Schuette retracts ill-conceived subpoenas (Tue, 3/10)

 


 

TVNewsCheck:

WDIV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit owned by Graham Media Group, finished the February, 2015 sweeps period the No. 1 choice for news viewers at 4, 5, 6 and 11 p.m. In addition, WDIV's website, ClickOnDetroit.com, is metro Detroit's No. 1 local TV website with 77.9 million views, 26.9 million visits and 6.4 million users.

Full story: WDIV Riding High In The Motor City (Fri, 3/13)

 


 

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