Tag: Michael Savage

Savage Returns to WSYR Lineup Tonight

SYRACUSE -- Nearly a month after Dr. Michael Savage suddenly disappeared from radio stations across the country, the California-based host returns to the airwaves tonight.  Although his new syndication deal was announced last week, it wasn't until late this afternoon that Clear Channel's WSYR announced they would be restoring Savage to the lineup, effective with […]

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WSYR Refuses Savage Replacement; Offers More Hannity

SYRACUSE -- While many of Michael Savage's former affiliates across the country simply stayed with the replacement offered by Savage's former syndicator, that's not the case in Syracuse.  News Talk 106.9 and 570 WSYR has instead chosen to give listeners more of Sean Hannity.

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Michael Savage Lawsuit Victory Triggers Radio Hiatus

SYRACUSE -- Nationally-syndicated talk show host Michael Savage will be absent from News Talk 106.9 and 570 WSYR and hundreds of other affiliates across the country until further notice, after the California-based host won a long-running lawsuit with his former syndicator, Talk Radio Network.

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Michael Savage Sues Syndicator

SAN FRANCISCO -- A contract dispute between talk show host Michael Savage and his syndicator is going to federal court. Savage, who is heard locally on WSYR, is suing Talk Radio Network, accusing TRN of trying to "strong-arm" him into accepting a "sub-standard agreement" which he compared to "indentured servitude."

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Citadel Confirms New WNSS Lineup; Also Lite Rock Going FM Talk

SYRACUSE -- Big news from the Citadel camp on James Street this afternoon: the station confirms WNSS will remain a sports-talker branded as "The Score 1260" as of March 5th. Even more of a surprise: Lite Rock 105.9 will be flipped to an FM talk format, branded as "105.9 The Big Talker."

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Michael Savage Defends Remarks About Autism

Many autism awareness groups protested Michael Savage's show today, upset over comments he made last week, calling many children diagnosed with autism "a brat who hasn't been told to cut the act out."  Savage, whose show is heard locally on WSYR, says he will not apologize for the remarks, explaining that his comments were taken out of context.

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WSYR Picking Up Laura Ingraham

Newsradio 570 WSYR is once again picking up the leave-behinds from WFBL's abandoned news/talk format. The station is airing promos stating it will begin carrying Laura Ingraham on Sunday afternoons, starting May 4.

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WSYR to Pick Up "The Savage Nation"

When WFBL flips formats from news/talk to oldies on Monday, at least one of its syndicated hosts will remain on the air in Syracuse.  Newsradio 570 WSYR is running on-air promos stating it will begin carrying "The Savage Nation" with Michael Savage on Monday evening.

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