music and politics on radio

Donna Halper
Sat Sep 18 22:50:24 EDT 2004

I asked--

>>Would you pull the music of an artist just because you don't like his or 
>>her political views?

Dan B replied--
>No.  But I might pull an artist who has become controversial and is 
>turning off listeners.  I would do what would get the most listeners and 
>make the most money.

Good point.  But how would you determine that an artist has become too 
controversial? Do you think the average person thinks about the politics of 
musicians, or does the average person just wanna hear the hits?

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