Radio & Television

Corus radio host’s show yanked after criticizing station’s flood coverage

CALGARY – Talk radio host Dave Rutherford of Corus-owned AM770 CHQR in Calgary had his show pulled from the airwaves Tuesday after criticizing the station’s coverage of the city’s flooding crisis during a broadcast the day before. Rutherford, who had earlier made known his intentions to retire on July 26, announced Tuesday via Twitter: “I have just been taken off the air on Corus radio. Message: don’t criticize management.” On Monday, Rutherford told listeners he was “profoundly disappointed” that Corus decided to broadcast flood coverage from its 630 CHED station in Edmonton after CHQR, located in Calgary’s downtown, had to...

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