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Doctor: Talk show triggered trauma

A Juneau woman who was ridiculed and lewdly taunted on a nationally syndicated radio talk show was traumatized by the experience and suffered severe emotional illness, two people who treated her testified Friday in Juneau Superior Court.
Another injustice is possible

...been following the Carpenter-Leykis case in the Juneau Empire and can sympathize with Karen Carpenter. She believed the Tom Leykis show was vulgar, so she wrote a letter to KJNO-AM requesting that the show be removed from the air. The show was...
Tourist dollars

It really is sad that this Carpenter vs. Leykis situation might hurt your local economy. How? The Tom Leykis show is broadcast all over the states (including parts of Canada) and because of the intolerance of a small minority, listeners...
Jury gives Carpenter $150,000

...awarded Karen Carpenter $150,000 in punitive damages from Westwood One, the Los Angeles-area company that produces the Tom Leykis Show. The jury on Tuesday determined that Westwood One intentionally destroyed or concealed a tape of the disputed...
Carpenter vs. Leykis

...61-year-old grandfather, with three grown children, who are long married, with children of their own. I see the Tom Leykis show as a comic afternoon relief. Long live free speech. Jerry Milam Sr. Portland, Oregon
Impressed, disgusted not a permanent resident. I will be returning to Japan whenever my company asks me to. I started listening to the Tom Leykis show about a year ago and am quite impressed. At the same time I am disgusted. The reason for the positive aspect...
Talk show penalized $150,000

A jury on Thursday afternoon awarded Juneau's Karen Carpenter $150,000 to punish a California radio-show production company for destroying a tape she wanted as evidence in a lawsuit. But if lawsuits are intended to settle disputes, this one isn't over yet.
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