Changes And Lawsuits

Let's start with the legal action first... MAGGIE SUES: It was no surprise that former Media-Com talk WNIR/100.1 "The Talk of Akron" morning co-host Maggie Fuller was going to file a sexual harrassment lawsuit against her former employers. We just didn't know when. Welcome to When. The suit against Media-Com and its family owners, brothers Bill and Bob Klaus, was filed Tuesday in Summit County Common Pleas Court. Here, we'll let the Beacon Journal's Paula Schleis do the heavy … [Read more...]


Maggie Fuller: “Go Fund” My Sexual Harrassment Lawsuit

Regular readers are well aware of the story of Maggie Fuller, who spent 14 years as morning show co-host at MediaCom talk WNIR/100.1 "The Talk of Akron". She's no longer there, of course, leaving the station at the same time as co-host Stan Piatt, in a situation that could perhaps best be called messy...and embarrassing for the station. From our item last December, bouncing off an article by Beacon Journal pop culture writer Rich Heldenfels: Fuller filed for unemployment, claiming the … [Read more...]


Rover’s Legal Case Over

Clear Channel rock/talk WMMS/100.7 morning chien Shane "Rover" French has avoided a trial. Just over a week before he would have been tried on a host of charges linked to setting off fireworks on the night of July 4th last year at Whiskey Island, French pleaded guilty in a deal that will avoid felony charges and jail time. The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the case details involving the ringmaster of "Rover's Morning Glory" and sidekick Michael "Chocolate Charlie" Toomey, with both men … [Read more...]