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14 thoughts on “Media News Digest: KIC Country licence renewed, Mulcair in and Farber out at CJAD, Tenneriello leaves City

  1. Mediaman

    So what’s going on at City Montreal? Reporters are jumping ship before it’s sailing the waters.
    I guess they realize that being the no. 4 station won’t get them too far..

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    1. Fagstein Post author

      So what’s going on at City Montreal? Reporters are jumping ship before it’s sailing the waters.

      That’s a pretty bold conclusion based on a sample size of two. I’m willing to accept that it’s most likely a coincidence.

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      1. Alain

        Where there’s smoke there’s fire.

        All roads likely lead to the orignal staff for Rogers’ revolving door at their City Montreal HQ.

        Doesn’t take a degree in HR to figure that out.

        I hope this isn’t a case if wilful ignorance with the higher ups just to meet minimum requirements. Some of us keep trying to give this struggling station a chance.

        Tina was easy to watch. Lovely as a host and clearly full of drive.

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  2. Sidney Margles

    If Drainville and Lavoie are our because they are in radio as well as TV, how can Mulcair replace as he us to ‘ve on radio as well?

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    1. Fagstein Post author

      Mulcair isn’t doing radio in French, unless I missed something, which is probably a big difference. He’s also not hosting any shows in either radio or TV, but appearing as a political analyst on both. Quebecor’s policy isn’t being applied universally, either, so they’ve probably decided that they’re okay with this arrangement.

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  3. Alain

    A coincidence that two new hires at a tv station resign for better opportunities elsewhere ….yup , true that !

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  4. Brett

    Wonder with the short term licence renewal pf CKKI they will make changes to improve the station.

    Public Alert system is a must. When all Montreal stations aired Amber Alert CKKI ignored it. They are just a trailer with no people who don’t relay storm information or other public safty info. I

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    1. Anonymous

      I doubt a Public Alert system makes much sense to a shoe string outlet. What are the ratings for CKKI-FM 89.9

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      1. Fagstein Post author

        I doubt a Public Alert system makes much sense to a shoe string outlet.

        Sense is irrelevant. It’s a condition of having a CRTC licence.

        What are the ratings for CKKI-FM 89.9

        The station is not measured by Numeris.

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      2. Brett

        Every commercial station is supposed to have a public alart stystem.

        CKKI is one of the few commercial radio stations in market without local programming besides the 4pm to 7pm Monday, Wedensday and Thursday. Weekends are all syndicated. I’m sure their ratings took a dip when they eliminated almost all of their local programming. I tuned out for a while because morning show was my favorite.

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  5. Anonymous

    A few things have popped up recently. Perhaps you can do a follow up on your next weekly media round up.

    1 – CFGL-FM 105.7, has re-activated their HD Radio signal.
    Only one stream is currently being transmitted. 105.7fm-HD1

    2 – CBF-FM 95.1, their station ID call letters not present on their HD Radio info. It use to be there.

    3 – WNNE-DT is now available over the air in Montreal. Its now the areas CW affiliate. Don’t understand why though. WPTZ-DT was already doing it on 5.2. All they did was keep 5.2 but station info now says its WNNE-DT. Nothing new really being offered.

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