Founder of Talkers Magazine, Michael Harrison Discusses His Long Career in Talk Radio and Trade Publishing

Live from our nation’s capital last week on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – Leahy spoke to Talkers Magazine founder Micheal Harrison about his long career in talk radio and his trade magazine publishing business in which he utilized his foresight to focus on the future of talk radio.

Read More

Nashville Talk Radio Led Opposition to Sundquist Income Tax But Is Split on Haslam Gas Tax

Tennessee Star - Steve Gill v Ralph Bristol

When former Gov. Don Sundquist proposed imposing a state income tax on residents of Tennessee in 1999, Nashville talk radio hosts Steve Gill and Phil Valentine led the horn-honking opposition that ultimately killed the unpopular proposal three years later in 2002. It is a different media landscape in 2017, as…

Read More