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KDKA Radio Host Wendy Bell Removed From Air After Saying Protestors Should Be Shot
The Wrap via Yahoo! ^ | September 4, 2020 | Lawrence Yee

Posted on 09/05/2020 2:49:40 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

Pittsburgh-based Conservative radio host Wendy Bell was taken off the air Friday after comments she made about shooting protestors back in June resurfaced this week.

“Entercom is the home to thousands of voices representing Americans of all races, ethnicities, gender identity, sexual orientation, beliefs and ability,” a statement from Entercom Pittsburgh Senior Vice President Michael Spacciapolli read. Entercom is the parent company of radio station KDKA which aired Bell’s show.

“We take very seriously our responsibility to provide a platform for our communities to engage in diverse and meaningful dialogue, debate and the right to freedom of speech, we do not condone the incitement of violence on any of our platforms. Members of our community have recently brought to our attention comments made by Wendy Bell that do not align with Entercom’s values. Wendy has been taken off air until further notice. Entercom Pittsburgh remains steadfast in our commitment to inclusive conversations that engage everyone in Pittsburgh while excluding any form of violence.”

According to the Pittsburgh City Paper, Bell advocated that park rangers shoot protestors” during a June 26 episode of her radio show.

“My easy solution for the park rangers and hopefully snipers who are hopefully going to be watching for this, is to shoot on sight. [Shooting noise] Shoot. Done,” Bell said during the episode. “No more messing with monuments. You wanna mess with a monument? Done.”

(Excerpt) Read more at yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: kdka; pittsburgh; wendybell
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Wendy had been an award-winning anchor for a local TV station, WTAE, for many years. After a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg in 2016, she made some (non-violent) comments that displeased certain people, and so was pulled off the air on that station. She was later hired as a radio host by KDKA and presented in an unabashedly conservative, pro-Trump style.
1 posted on 09/05/2020 2:49:40 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Isnt KDKA a PBS station?


2 posted on 09/05/2020 2:51:45 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions: $1, Today's Special, Half Baked: 50c)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

As far as looters are concerned there used to be a “looters will be shot” order. You’ll think twice about burning and looting if you are a target.


3 posted on 09/05/2020 2:53:28 PM PDT by HighSierra5
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Ahh.. CBS


4 posted on 09/05/2020 2:53:59 PM PDT by mylife (Opinions: $1, Today's Special, Half Baked: 50c)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Well, would it be OK just to trap them? Like catch and release?


5 posted on 09/05/2020 2:55:15 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

It’s not her fault. It’s the fault of commie linguistic activists and morons who use their terminology.

Rioters = protesters

Really? Those commies aren’t protesters. They’re rioters. Police should use bird shot skipshots from shotguns to stop riots.

Don’t use the terms of communist/fascist linguistic activists. To do so is to fall into one of their traps.


6 posted on 09/05/2020 2:56:17 PM PDT by familyop ( "Welcome to Costco. I love you." - -Costco greeter in the movie, "Idiocracy".)
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To: familyop

If by “birdshot” you mean OO buck, and by “skipshot” you mean “aim center mass,” I agree completely.


7 posted on 09/05/2020 3:02:42 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy saints surrounded.)
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To: billorites

Don’t try this at home.


8 posted on 09/05/2020 3:03:23 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If I recall correctly, Bell wiggled out of the Wilkinsburg kerfuffle by claiming reverse discrimination. She claimed that a black person would not have been fired for making the same comments she had made. Bell was right, by the way.

I’m sure Bell’s solid pro-Trump stance has offended her employers. So she will not wiggle out of this one as easily.


9 posted on 09/05/2020 3:07:36 PM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She should have said, “Looters should be shot” instead of merely “Protestors should be shot.”


10 posted on 09/05/2020 3:13:57 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Good for her.

Sorry she had to lose out, though.

But she has the correct view.

They have LONG overstayed any welcome, and pushed the envelope.


11 posted on 09/05/2020 3:25:03 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: billorites

That would be fun. A sort of mine field laid out for Communists. Only the trap doesn’t hurt the environment at all...!


12 posted on 09/05/2020 3:26:11 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: HighSierra5

Post of “roof Koreans” placed here.


13 posted on 09/05/2020 3:27:47 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
We are in a back-stabbing knife fight in a sewer, a sewer fight not of our choosing.

Those who, at this time, call for strict adherence to the Marquess of Queensbury Rules, are either hopelessly naive suckers, or enemy traitor moles.


14 posted on 09/05/2020 3:34:20 PM PDT by Travis McGee (EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
"A sort of mine field laid out for Communists."

Sadly, no market for the pelts.

15 posted on 09/05/2020 3:43:52 PM PDT by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This Wendy Bell?

Man Who Accidentally Listened To Wendy Bell Show Suing KDKA Radio Over Lost Brain Cells

A man who was passing through Pittsburgh is suing KDKA radio for damages due to a decline in his cognitive abilities after inadvertantly hearing one of their programmes earlier this week. He claims he was flipping through stations when the radio malfunctioned and couldn’t be changed or turned off.

https://www.newsbreak.com/pennsylvania/pittsburgh/news/1548462181855/man-who-accidentally-listened-to-wendy-bell-show-suing-kdka-radio-over-lost-brain-cells


16 posted on 09/05/2020 3:55:06 PM PDT by DUMBGRUNT ("The enemy has overrun us. We are blowing up everything. Vive la France!"Dien Bien Phu last message.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

” KDKA Radio Host Wendy Bell Removed From Air After Saying Protestors Should Be Shot”

“Peaceful protestor”- No
Rioters & looters - Yes


17 posted on 09/05/2020 4:00:56 PM PDT by antidemoncrat (Biden's)
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To: mylife

KDKA 1020 newsradio owned by Entercom as is sports 93.7 KDKA-FM.
KDKA-TV 2 owned by CBS


18 posted on 09/05/2020 4:05:52 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

She is saying what many want to say. But read the headline. Notice she did not use the world “Protesters”. That is the lie and the propaganda. No one with half lick of common sense would call them protesters.


19 posted on 09/05/2020 4:15:44 PM PDT by Revel
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

20 posted on 09/05/2020 4:31:39 PM PDT by nwrep
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