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Re: Lydon resigns from WBUR

At 6:37 PM -0500 3/2/01, Dan Billings wrote:
>What Lydon wants is not that unusual for a nationally syndicated host.  I'm
>not sure if Imus or Stern own part of their show, Rush did at one time, but
>I'm sure Imus and Stern share in the profits of the program.  They don't
>continue to draw the same salary as affiliates and revenue grow.  That was
>the major part of what Lydon was demanding.

But, all the others you mention are on commercial stations and 
networks, so it's a whole different ball game.  Do those who complain 
about their tax dollars going into public broadcasting really want to 
see their money used to create private empires?
Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH