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RE: WBZ using CBS news on overnights?
On WCBS (AM)'s Website ( http://www.cbsnewyork.com Not www.wcbs.com which
leads you to some buisness website), they don't mention anything about The
Weather Channel, And Just to "kick it up a notch", On the Weather Channel's
site is a link to ABCNews.com!
> >Scott Saloway wrote:
> > When did 'BZ start using CBS news on their overnights?
> Stream of consciousness / word association made me think of a
> change I heard yesterday on WCBS (AM). Around 7 p.m. they had a weather
> forecast by someone IDed by the anchor as being from The Weather Channel.
> WCBS has had, for eons, its own weather staff and I think I heard
> the usual
> voices today. Maybe it's just on weekends that they're saving money. (Oh.
> Sorry. Did I really say that? I mean, using this exciting new source of
> expert weather information to improve service to their listeners.) For all
> I know, Weather Channel and CBS are now co-owned.
> I need to listen more to figure out the extent to which they've
> outsourced. Perhaps a trial balloon so the research people can see if the
> audience notices / cares before they do it 24/7?