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SBD/March 7, 2013/Media
Published March 7, 2013
POWER TO THE PEOPLE: San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith wrote in a memo yesterday that city officials “can’t force Time Warner to broadcast Padres games or require it give cable companies that carry the games access to infrastructure.” But Goldsmith wrote an organized effort by Time Warner Cable customers “could do wonders.” In San Diego, Matthew Hall notes Goldsmith’s involvement "comes a few days after” San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and City Council member Sherri Lightner sent letters to TWC execs in N.Y. “urging them to end the impasse before it stretches into a second year” (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 3/7).
MEDIA HIRES: In Houston, David Barron reported CBS Radio’s new program director for KILT-AM and KIKK-AM is Ryan McCredden, who previously “worked for four years with CBS Radio in Dallas.” He also was exec producer for the Texas Rangers Radio Network (CHRON.com, 3/6)....In Cincinnati, C. Trent Rosecrans noted he has “joined the team” at the Cincinnati Enquirer, where he will serve as a Reds beat writer alongside John Fay (CINCINNATI.com, 3/6)....The N.Y. Times promoted Metro Reporter Sam Dolnick to Deputy Sports Editor (THE DAILY).