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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?
Lake Wobegone, NH