Hahaha, best of luck to them.
Legal claim or not, it's still a bad faith move on the Trib's part, and calling them out on it was entirely appropriate. Many people fail to realize that this graphic illustration style, while easily reproduced mechanically, first has to be interpreted by an artist and drawn by hand. It's WORK- sometimes difficult, and tricky to get just right. And it's disheartening to see someone who didn't do the work reap the benefits. I'm fully on CWP's side on this.
If we're to believe the bragging about their market share and the size of their empire as posted on billboards all over town the last few years, we should also believe that the Trib has the resources to develop their own Zoltan artwork in-house or through an ad agency.
Santorum complaining about being marginalized is pretty funny.
I experienced the same phenomenon as Bram describes when I first moved to Pittsburgh, and have come to really love a lot of Jazz as a musical genre. I never expected that to be looked down on, as the old DUQ was run by some really great people.
The poor handling and treatment of loyal listeners and existing members as depicted in "Innocent Bystander"'s post is exactly why I won't contribute to the new station. I'll still support the programming, but give money directly to NPR or the shows I enjoy through their websites instead. Or The Pittsburgh Jazz Channel website run by former DUQ staffers.
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