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Big Chuck

May 19, 2014

The plain plane truth ruins CNN


I still watch my fair share of broadcast news. I love Ed Schultz’s bombast, I think Chris Wallace is the best of the Sunday news interviewers, and Brian Williams and “NBC Nightly News” is about as close to the old 6:30 prime time news paradigm as it gets.

But CNN, you have disappointed me.

So, goodbye CNN. It’s been real, but until you remember what the term BREAKING NEWS really means, I am gone.

I must admit, though. I am sure going to miss John King and his “Magic Map.”

I’ll catch you in two ...

“Big Chuck” D’Imperio can be heard on weekdays beginning at 6 a.m. on WDOS-AM 730 in Oneonta, and also on Thursday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. on WSRK-FM 103.9 for his “Oldies Jukebox Show.” You can find him on Facebook by searching “Big Chuck.” He invites you to contact him at His columns can be found at

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