Speculating on rumors and gossip surrounding Alaska politics is a time-honored tradition. It’s time for our weekly trip through the grand, gross, weird, wild and wonderful world of Alaska politics. It’s time for Friday in the Sun.
Hello Midnight Sun readers. After a fitful night-before-Christmas sleep under the actual midnight sun in Fairbanks, Alaska, I’m excited to officially be writing here. In…
FAIRBANKS–Political journalist Matt Buxton will join The Midnight Sun as its editor and principal content contributor on June 5.
If you were a local radio mouth looking to give the public what they wanted, you couldn’t not talk about Clinton-Trump, right? That’s what people want to hear, right?
When it comes to the fight for local news viewers in the Anchorage market, new ratings numbers show both KTUU-Channel 2 and KTVA-Channel 11 succumbing to national election “fatigue,” but their morning shows bucking the trend.
Here is a round-up of the campaign radio ads we heard on Monday. Feel free to tell us which is you think is the best/worst in the comment section below.
The latest Nielsen ratings for local television news stations show the revamped KTVA still trails longtime leader KTUU by a wide margin.
The Spring 2016 Anchorage radio ratings books have been released. Who is up, who is down, and how did new KFQD morning show host Mark Colavecchio do in his first ratings period since replacing the controversial Bernadette Wilson?
The latest Nielsen ratings for local television news stations show the revamped KTVA not just stalled in its quest to compete with longtime ratings dominant KTUU, but actually losing ground.
In 2013, local cable TV and data communications company GCI spent millions to buy and upgrade KTVA, in both technology and on-air talent, to compete with KTUU. It is now closing in on three years since KTVA launched their new slate of news products. Are those changes paying off?