WLIB flagship of Air America

Kevin Vahey kvahey@tmail.com
Wed Mar 3 13:44:08 EST 2004

Here is a link to the Post story on WLIB

Be curious who picks it up in Boston


On Wed, 3 Mar 2004 1:11pm, Sven Franklyn Weil wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Sean Smyth wrote:
>>  Is WWRL (1600) all talk now?
> Legitimate talk in the mornings, drivetime and a little bit in the
> evenings.  Surrounded by brokered quack bull crap.  A little bit of 
> Carib
> music on the weekends (all gospel & religion on Sundays).
>>  As I'm sure some will note, at the expense of WOWO (at least at 
>> night).
> Oh yes.  WOWO in its day (pre 24 hour WLIB) was a wonderful station for
> overnight programming.  Not anymore.  WLIB at least was local with live
> jocks.
> Unfortunately there have been lots of budget cuts at WLIB.  Something I
> don't quite understand because sister station WBLS-FM 107.5 is doing 
> great
> (with the only non-local shift being morning drive).
> Something makes me smell mis-management at WLIB.....the station HAS
> potential....unfortunately, like what happened with WEVD 1050, the 
> drive
> build wasn't there.  It was just easier to sell to a bird-dropping 
> (ESPN)
> and take the cash and run.
> --
> Sven

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