Fox Sports Radio KPOJ Ratings Continue to Plummet

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Last year Clear Channel Communications axed progressive talk radio station KPOJ-AM 620 and flipped the signal to Fox Sports Radio, a move company executives said was based on ratings and advertising.Anchored by Carl Wolfson and his morning show, KPOJ was the 22nd-ranked radio station in the 48-station Portland market. Over its last 14 months, the station averaged a 0.8 share of the Portland radio market, ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by Aaron Mesh

Carl Wolfson Passes $40,000 Radio Fundraising Goal

Pledges donations to shooting victims' families

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Carl Wolfson got his Christmas gifts early. It took less than a week for Wolfson to raise $40,000 he was seeking to start an Internet talk radio show. The former morning host on progressive talk station KPOJ-AM 620 surpassed his Kickstarter fundraising goal last night, six days after launching the campaign. As of this morning, 681 people have donated $40,538 to a 90-minute streaming web broadcast, ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 AARON MESH

Carl Wolfson Launching Internet Radio Show

Former KPOJ host begins raising funds on Kickstarter

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 Former KPOJ-AM 620 progressive talk host Carl Wolfson is preparing to revive his radio show—this time on the Internet. KPOJ’s owner, Clear Channel Communications, canceled Wolfson’s three-hour morning drive-time show right after Election Day and flipped the station’s format to Fox Sports Radio, igniting a furor among Wolfson’s listeners who suspected a vast right-wing conspiracy. Wolfson ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by Aaron Mesh

Murmurs: Goldschmidt Claims he Was Bilked

News that never forgets.


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Ex-Gov. Neil Goldschmidt says he’s been ripped off to the tune of $601,599—the amount he and his wife, Diana, claim in a lawsuit they invested with Arkansas-based Voyager Financial Group. Th   More
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Who Killed KPOJ?

Many see a right-wing conspiracy in the death of Portland’s commercial progressive talk-radio station. But Bain didn’t act alone.


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Carl Wolfson’s last show on KPOJ-AM 620 sounded like victory.  For the past six years, Wolfson, a former standup...   More
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 AARON MESH

Former KPOJ Host Carl Wolfson Hunting for a New Station

"I'm not going anywhere," he tells WW.

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 Former progressive talk-radio host Carl Wolfson says he’s been busy meeting with potential backers to return him to the airwaves since KPOJ-AM 620 switched to an all-sports format Nov. 9. “I would love to be the voice for progressive talk radio in this city,” Wolfson says. “We’re looking for a way, a model, a station. I’m not going anywhere.” Station owner Clear Channel, partly ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 AARON MESH

Best of Portland 2012: Best Sounds


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Best Act of Grief The (young) Beastie Boys. When Beastie Boy Adam Yauch—aka MCA—died in May, it surprised Portland dad James Winters just how much the loss hurt him. “It lite   More
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 WW Staff

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