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Re: attacks on Afghanistan have begun

At 11:57 PM 10/7/2001 -0400, you wrote:

>I am listening too.
>In spite of BZ's claims, they are not staffing for these situations.
>They do not even cut away from CBS network during breaks.
>I heard Bill Whitney (network anchor) redoing promos.

Wasn't saying WBZ Radio is perfect.  But on the weekend, they at least do 
not do info-mercials in prime time like another station in the market which 
purports to be news-talk.  Agreed, they went right to the network, and 
agreed, in this era of media consolidation, they rely on some of the WBZ TV 
staff reporters.  I'd love to have heard  WBZ Radio use John Henning or 
Gary LaPierre give commentary on the news today but realistically, most 
stations don't call in their "big guns" on a Sunday unless there is some 
dire emergency.  Everybody worked overtime (and really long shifts too) 
during the September 11-12 time frame, as those events unfolded.  I am 
certain that, had these events occurred on a Sunday, lots of reporters 
would have gotten called in...