Media

Remember when newspapers had competition and when broadcasting was new and experimental? We’re premiering WILL-TV’s next episode of "Illinois Pioneers" here on Vimeo and Facebook! Follow the link the watch the program now about the history of the media in Champaign County. You can also watch it on WILL-TV Thursday, June 24, 2010, at 7:30 pm. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Program detail: Host John Paul talks to Tom Kacich of the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Doug Quick, weather broadcaster and broadcast historian, about when Champaign-Urbana had as many as seven local newspapers and about the early days of radio and TV in the county. They look at old photos and share stories.

Illinois Pioneers: Media from Illinois Public Media on Vimeo.

WILL Highlights

CAKE!

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Dancing on the Edge

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Endeavour

Morse’s investigation leads him to strange places at 8 pm June 26 on WILL-TV