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Re: DJs Suspended for Playing Dixie Chicks

I hope they get many job offers with more enlightned companies.

Based on sales of their upcoming tour Dixie Chicks rank at or near top 
in popularity in countryland. Problem today is most major advertisers 
scared silly over possible boycotts from conservatives.

On Tue, 6 May 2003 1:21PM -0500, Dan Billings wrote:
> Country station KKCS has suspended two disc jockeys for playing the 
> Dixie
> Chicks, violating a ban imposed after the group criticized President 
> Bush.
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A19571-2003May6.html
> The story focuses on the political aspects of the story and misses the 
> point
> that at most commercials stations, playing anything not on the play 
> list
> would get an employee in serious trouble.
> -- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine