From our Walt Whitman desk
Say, that’s some big news about the feisty local tabloid launching Boston Herald Radio, yeah?
All the details were, well, detailed in the Herald Radio Countdown that ran in Monday’s edition:
The Herald is poised to take a dramatic step toward a richer experience for its online audience as it launches a new Internet radio station.
The countdown has begun for 6 a.m. next Monday, Aug. 5, when Boston Herald Radio goes live.
Veteran talk show host Jeff Katz will launch a morning drive news talk show that will lead into 12 hours of live broadcasting each weekday.
There will be four shows in all, including “Live from the Newsroom with Jeff Katz,” “Morning Meeting with Jaclyn Cashman and Hillary Chabot,” “The Michael Graham Show” and “Sports Town with Jon Meterparel and Jen Royle.”
In other words, the usual Herald suspects.
But let’s focus on the big picture:
Note especially the hostage-like statements from local politicians.
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy 3.0:
Gov. Deval Patrick:
Truly, the hardreading staff can’t wait for the August 5 debut.