Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR

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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#1
Posted: 6/3/14 at 11:31am
According to Cindy Adams, Thursday was Hamburg's last day at the station.
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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#2
Posted: 6/3/14 at 11:38am
That is such a shame. I feel as if I grew up with her show. Her Sardi's broadcasts were such a treat.A huge mistake on WOR's part, she will be missed.
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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#2
Posted: 6/3/14 at 12:41pm
WOR has no class. How they handled Joan was despicable. Also, a few years ago they unceremoniously killed their Food Talk show, which used to be really fun.

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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#3
Posted: 6/3/14 at 1:51pm


Joan Hamburg IS New York.

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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#4
Posted: 6/3/14 at 5:44pm
Apparently they are replacing her with infomercials. She had a good 35 year run which is almost unheard of but there was no need to walk her out the door and do the "we'll pack your office and send it to your home" routine like she was being fired for selling crack in the lunchroom.
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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#5
Posted: 6/3/14 at 6:01pm
These people play hardball. No prisoners is their corporate policy.

They will lose viewers over her leaving and the classless tactless way they did it. At least with Sue Simmoms they (NBC) gave her lead time and time to thank people before she left.Letting her go was a big error.

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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#6
Posted: 6/3/14 at 6:03pm
Penny Crone; that name sounds familiar? Did she used to be on channel 5?
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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#7
Posted: 6/3/14 at 7:00pm
That's the one.
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Posted: 6/3/14 at 7:04pm
Maybe WOR is aiming for a younger demographic. Joan was AARP and beyond.
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Joan Hamburg Fired from WOR#9
Posted: 6/3/14 at 10:53pm


No, they're not that smart.

Smart would have been a Barbara Walters-style farewell, on a smaller scale, highlights from her 35 years, favorite guests, a ratings bonanza.

But, no, they dumped her for infomercials.

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