Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

Finances of Parkland school shooting suspect to be addressed at Wednesday hearing

Finances of Parkland school shooting suspect to be addressed at Wednesday hearing Finances of Parkland school shooting suspect to be addressed at Wednesday hearing
Melinda Barton | 12 April, 2018, 02:48

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Esther-Mireya Tejeda of Entercom Communications said Tuesday night that KFTK-FM has "parted ways" with Jamie Allman.

Allman's television show appears to fit neatly into the conservative-inflected programming for which Sinclair has become known.

Cruz, 19, has been represented at taxpayer expense by a Broward County public defender since the February 14 shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Torossian did not confirm the correlation between Allman's tweets and his resignation.

Ingraham was on vacation for a week after apologizing via social media for her tweet. She hasn't discussed that episode specifically, but promised upcoming stories about conservatives who she says are fighting attempts to silence them.

Many conservatives have been critical of the Parkland survivors' political and policy beliefs, which isn't too surprising given that the survivors have called for gun control measures that conservatives are opposed to. Another student, Emma Gonzalez, has been falsely depicted in a doctored photo tearing up the Constitution.

A boycott of advertisers spearheaded by Rep. Stacey Newman, D-Richmond Heights, resulted in several sponsors pulling out of the show. "Even though we hadn't asked for his removal or resignation, (Sinclair) took it upon themselves".

Sinclair, the Maryland-based media company, is the largest owner of local television stations in the country with 173 stations in 81 broadcast markets. "People know where the line is".

And it represented the potential of yet another public relations crisis for Sinclair, which has come under harsh criticism in recent weeks after a video of dozens of its anchors reading the same mandated and seemingly Trump-esque script about "fake stories, " went viral.

Jeff Allen, the program director for FM NewsTalk 97.1, did not respond to an immediate request for comment.

Allman also served a six-month stint in 2004 and 2005 as chief spokesman for then-St.