A couple of UHub correspondents who actually watch Channel 25 in the morning report Gene Lavanchy was chatting with one-time state Rep. Maryanne Lewis about John Kerry becoming secretary of state. The topic of whom Deval Patrick should name as interim senator came up. Lewis cracked something like "There's a lot of talk about him possibly appointing a woman... So I think Barney Frank is a likely candidate." And they both had a good chuckle.
Not that we have any evidence he's thinking of it, but it's good to know one-time protege Pat Purcell would have options for his scrappy little tabloid under a proposal to allow cross ownership in the nation's 20 largest TV markets. You may recall how Uncle Rupe had to decide between Channel 25 and the Herald back in the days when he and Ted Kennedy didn't get along.
I called FOX 25 a while ago and talked to a real live person, who confirmed that the antenna blew down in a storm last week. She went on to say that repairing the antenna would take as long as the countdown to the February conversion. In other words, analog folks can't expect a signal ever again.
It's the top of the ninth, Red Sox-Yankees, Sox up 4-3, two outs, nobody on, Papelbon pitching, full count.
What does Fox25 do? They take the game off the air and put on a NASCAR race!
Screw you, Fox25.
Fox Television Stations Inc.
25 Fox Drive
Dedham Massachusetts 02027
Please do more that addresses the problems of
the less enfranchised in our communities!
WFXT-TV's ridiculing of people in our communities who are less enfranchised, people of the streets, people who are homeless is not the best use of this type of morning broadcasting
in Boston on Channel 25.
FCC Federal Communications Commission