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Re: Entercom imposes contract on AFTRA

At 11:05 AM 1/24/2003 -0500, Kevin Vahey wrote:
>Amen to that
>I still cringe when I hear news directors claim news is more expensive to 
>produce today. I know back in the early 70's WBZ spent close to $200000 a 
>year on taxis transporting film and then you had to process it and edit 
>it. You had humans running studio cameras, graphics were set by hand etc etc.
>Today it is all debt service

Uh-huh.  And tally up the cost of all the computers that are essentially 
required today, and then add up all the costs of software (if you're paying 
for your Windows licenses, then you know they aren't cheap)....and suddenly 
news today doesn't look so cheap anymore.

Aaron "Bishop" Read             aread@speakeasy.net
FriedBagels Consulting          AOL-IM: readaaron
http://www.friedbagels.com      Boston, MA