Why and how wealthy Dem donor fired Joravsky from WCPT radio

Dave Glowacz interviews the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on Ben's firing from WCPT radio. In the midst of a hotly contested mayoral race, did WCPT owner Fred Eychaner eject Joravsky due to Ben's tough scrutiny of mainstream Chicago Democrats?

Dave and Ben discuss how the Reader sheltered Ben from the repeated turnover of wealthy owners; whether radio bosses duped Ben with a glowing performance review; how not to ambush radio guests; and Ben's pledge that he'll return. Length 6.5 minutes standard, 35.7 minutes premium.

Music: "Knots" by Regina Pik

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Article: "Just 8 days after a glowing performance review at WCPT, the ax fell" (Chicago Reader)