Talk Show Host Rush Limbaugh made national headlines when he quit his ESPN job after a controversial comment he made about an African-American football player on the eve of keynoting the NAB Radio Show in that city. During his keynote, his first public appearance after the incident, he referred to the controversy as “the ESPN thing.” Extra police were called in during that particular session as the story made national headlines.
Community Broadcaster: Has Radio Done Enough to Fix its Racist Past?
While many stations have stepped up, it’s time to address history
Radio Broadcasting Becomes a Reality: KDKA on Nov. 2, 1920
Here’s how KDKA became the medium’s standard bearer 100 years ago