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Re: WBRU sold to AMFM for $2 million

Nice of you to cut out the original question that I responded
to. Why don't you just snip half of the answer to customize your
views next time?

- --- beckwith@ime.net wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jul 1999, Mark Shneyder wrote:
> > It all depends how desperate AMFM gets as it looks to find an outlet
> > for a JO format in the Boston market...I suppose it would involve lots
> > of hard cold cash(very low two-digit range). AMFM could also throw in
> > an AM station so that Haravard sports could still be heard around
> > here....
> Now this, my friends, is called "speculation," as oppoosed to what Dean
> Johnson practices, which is called "journalism." :)  BTW, Imus confirmed
> much of what Johnson reported over the weekend *except* the calls of the
> station picking up the show after Aug 24th.  He said the winning station
> offered *twice* what WEEI had offered to renew and that it would be on FM.
> The station's identity will be revealed soon.  And of course the I-man
> wasted no time ripping WEEI's management for bungling the negotiations and
> putting out a bogus story to cover their butts. :)
> BTW, it's great to learn that WBRU is not in fact for sale.  I don't know
> what I found more offensive: the selling price or the identity of the buyer!
> Take care,
> Chris

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