What, no pranksters?

Stephanie Weil sven@gordsven.com
Thu Sep 16 01:02:11 EDT 2004

On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Richard Chonak wrote:
> During those hours of free-form (or even formless) live news, some of 
> the stations have resorted to taking live phone calls on-air from 
> viewers giving information or even seeking help.   It sounds like a 
> perfect opportunity for the Stern fans to trick their way onto the air.

Maybe the TV stations have learned from the radio stations and have put in 
audio-delay systems into their airchains.  That way the ba-ba-booie 
doesn't even make it on the air.  The call is quickly dropped before 
anyone in the audience hears it.


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