NY Daily News Cover Story On Payola

rogerkirk rogerkirk@mail.ttlc.net
Sun Sep 18 17:03:45 EDT 2005

If this gets traction, despite the fact that "everyone
knows about it", I can just see massive, cumbersome 
legislation that the radio stations will have to 
"get around." 

If they'd just enforce the rule that it was not announced
as paid for and make the penalties substantial (e.g. loss 
of license,) then radio would like start announcing each
song as paid for (in a hurried, whispered voice at low

Like they say in management school - "Shoot the first one
and the rest will quickly fall in line."

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Laurence Glavin" <lglavin@lycos.com>
Date:  Sun, 18 Sep 2005 12:59:51 -0500

>There's a newspaper display next to the checkout counter where
>I shopped this morning.  The New York Daily News was visible,
>and its front page highlighted an investigation into possible
>payola in the radio biz.  So I went to the  NY Daily News website
>to follow up. For as long as it stays on the web, you can read it at:
>You may have to scroll down to the headline
>"Sleazy Listening".
>Search for businesses by name, location, or phone number.  -Lycos Yellow Pages

More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest mailing list