WMEX is Gone
Tue Jun 3 09:52:18 EDT 2008
<<On Tue, 3 Jun 2008 02:45:09 -0400, "Don A" <email@example.com> said:
[not sure who is being quoted here... please do a better job of
keeping track of attributions:]
>>> While we can lament the format change of another station to religious
>>> programming there is no getting around the fact that it is highly
>>> profitable for the license holder.
> I believe this is an oft-repeated fallacy.
> I have known people who have worked for Salem and other religious outlets.
> Many of them know how tough it is to make their stations work.
Commercial religion and non-commercial religion are two *very*
different kinds of operations. Companies like Salem are having their
lunches eaten by non-comms these days. If you're already sending EMF
the "suggested" $40 a month, you're not likely to have a lot more to
give to the preachers who buy time on commercial stations. (Indeed, I
suspect the typical EMF donor doesn't listen to any other religious
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