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Re: Ratings Out..
For those who would like to peruse the ratings....they are available at
And select Boston...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Hopfgarten" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 9:35 PM
Subject: Ratings Out..
> Any comments on ratings?
> I see that WTTK is a winner and WKLB takes a big hit. (Think the fact the
> Country Chrismas songs may be too 'twangy' for Boston?)
> It seems that WBZ and WTTK suceeded in gaining on the Florida election
> fiasco more than WRKO.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Dan
> > Billings
> > Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 8:13 PM
> > To: Sven Franklyn Weil; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: WJIB-740-CHWO
> > The people? The way I see it is that people, represented by the
> > decide what gets on the air in this country. If a format gets a large
> > audience of "the people" it's on the air. If not, it's gone.
> > The idea of a government agency deciding what someone should broadcast
> > downright scary to me.
> > -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Sven Franklyn Weil" <email@example.com>
> > > The good thing about Can-Con is that it provides an effective outlet
> > > great artists that otherwise would be ignored thanks to the USA
> > pop-music
> > > juggernaut.
> > >
> > > Also, the idea of a licence specifying what kind of programming will
> > > broadcast does sort of encourage a format diversity of sorts.
> > >
> > > I don't see anything wrong with it, considering that the airwaves are
> > > limited resource and are (at least in theory) owned by "the people"