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FOX News Channel chief political anchor and executive editor of “Special Report” Bret Baier will present an exclusive interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tonight (2/22) at 6:00 pm ET from Ukraine. FNC says, “Taking place less than a mile and a half from Russian positions, Baier will speak with the president about the two-year anniversary of the war, the debate in Congress on additional funding to Ukraine and the latest developments in the ongoing conflict. He will also travel with the president as he receives a military briefing, presents medals to some of his troops and visits wounded soldiers in the hospital.”

Benztown president Dave “Chachi” Denes tells TALKERS that the company’s IP attorney and friend David Perry has filed a petition with the state of Pennsylvania in connection to the high-profile case of Tyree Wallace, who has been in prison for the last 26 years due to his alleged connection to a murder and robbery. He notes that Perry has been interviewed by CBS, FOX, and ABC in Philadelphia and if your station is interested in speaking with him, contact Chachi directly at chachi@benztown.com.

Townsquare Media, Inc will release fourth quarter 2023 financial results before the market opens on Friday, March 15. The company will host a conference call to discuss certain fourth quarter 2023 financial results on March 15 at 8:00 am ET.

Videographer and radio history buff Art Vuolo, a.k.a. Radio’s Best Friend, chats about historical aspects of the radio biz with WLW, Cincinnati talk host Gary Jeff Walker. Listen to the segment here.

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Yesterday’s (12/12) Top News/Talk Media Stories

The Israel-Hamas war and the UN’s vote for a Gaza ceasefire; anti-Semitism and college deans under fire; the 2024 presidential race and the Ron DeSantis CNN town hall; U.S. House to formalize the Joe Biden impeachment inquiry; the negotiations in Washington for stricter border policies in exchange for Ukraine aid and Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to DC; former President Donald Trump’s legal battles; and the COP28 summit calls for moving away from fossil fuels were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Yesterday’s (12/11) Top News/Talk Media Stories

The Israel-Hamas war and the humanitarian crisis in Gaza; anti-Semitism and the blowback against college deans; the Texas abortion battle; Jack Smith petitions SCOTUS on Donald Trump’s immunity defense; the 2024 presidential race; Volodymyr Zelensky’s trip to Washington; the Rudy Giuliani defamation case; the Trump Organization civil fraud case; U.S. immigration reform; and Google loses anti-trust case were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media yesterday, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.

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Top News/Talk Media Stories Over the Weekend

The 2024 presidential race and the latest polls; former President Donald Trump’s legal battles; Penn president Liz Magill resigns and the fate of other college presidents in the aftermath of their anti-Semitism testimony; the pressure on Israel to end its Gaza operations; Hunter Biden is indicted on felony charges of tax evasion; Volodymyr Zelensky’s pending trip to Washington; U.S. immigration policy; and the deadly tornadoes that swept through Tennessee were some of the most-talked-about stories in news/talk media over the weekend, according to ongoing research from TALKERS magazine.