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Class action says iHeart Media, owners of WGCI, WLIT, other Chicago stations, sent illegal automated ad texts

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 25, 2016, 6:50pm

One of the country’s largest radio networks, and the parent company of several Chicago stations, has been served with a class action lawsuit alleging it violated federal law when it replied to listeners’ song requests and other text messages with texts containing advertisements for online games, apps, convenience stores and other sponsors.