Is WTTW taking CMA's Chicago Tonight study to heart?

Posted by Mitchell - April 11, 2005 (entry 295)

A new development was brought to our attention on the WTTW Channel 11 community advisory board webpage (reprinted here in case the contents change). The Community Advisory Board apparently supported some of the findings of our study. To quote:

Renee Summers, Chair of the Programming Committee, addressed the Chicago Media Action's analysis of "Chicago Tonight." She read a statement prepared by the Programming Committee identifying areas of the study that warrant further examination. The CAB discussed the statement and reiterated that despite the reputations of some members of CMA, their report supports the general impressions of the CAB. Therefore, the CAB voted to accept the Programming Committee's statement, and requested that Thom Clark submit it to Dan Schmidt, WTTW President and CEO; Randy King, Exec. VP of Television; and Barbara Proctor, WCCI Board of Trustees, and CAB liaison, by December 24, 2004...

What gets me is the line "despite the reputations of some members of CMA". Which members? What reputations?

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