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Re: Seinfeld

Donna, NEWS and any SitCom should not be intermixed, that is called promos,
and if theywant to promote don't make it part of the NEWS, put it in one of
the commercial spots.  News is what we turn in for not
programming promos.
- -----Original Message-----
From: Donna Halper <dlh@donnahalper.com>
To: Dib9 <Dib9@aol.com>
Cc: boston-radio-interest@khavrinen.lcs.mit.edu
Date: Friday, May 15, 1998 12:08 PM
Subject: Re: Seinfeld

>Dan B wrote--
>>I don't want to start another round of generational warfare, but I think
it is
>>an age thing.  Seinfeld was much more popular with people under 40 and if
>>are not in that age group it probably isn't a big deal to you.
>Hey, I may be chronologically an "aging baby boomer", but I still love rock
>and roll and I'm still young and cute in my opinion! <g>  Seriously, my
>comment was not about the importance of Seinfeld to a generation (I don't
>happen to be a fan of sit-coms, no matter what age they are aimed at).  It
>was about whether or not 20 minutes of a NEWSCAST should be directed at
>reaction, reviews, and rehashing of what is an entertainment feature.  I
>have long felt that both TV and Radio news have given over too much time to
>entertainment at the expense of reporting on stories that are more
>to us all in the long run.  Just an opinion.