Changes In WBZ Radio's News Presentation

Doug Drown
Mon Sep 26 07:45:42 EDT 2005

There's a Clear Channel station here in Maine that uses a bed of rumbling
drums and brass throughout each of its local drive-time newscasts, as if to
reinforce ("This is the news.  It's really important, so listen up!").  I
find it very irritating --- it not only insults listeners' intelligence,
it's distracting.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "SteveOrdinetz" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 7:06 AM
Subject: Re: Changes In WBZ Radio's News Presentation

>   Ron Bello wrote:
> >Also noticed change - IMHO
> >Noise (not music) bed is too loud making it difficult to hear what news
> >reader is saying.
> >It is annoying.
> I've also noticed them using a really annoying (and dated-sounding)
> techno-dance music bed under some features.

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