Dennis & Callahan criticized for "election postponed" joke

Sid Schweiger
Wed Nov 5 16:39:26 EST 2008

>>Show me where oxygen, by law,  public ownership is conferred.

Radio station owners are not given "ownership", they are granted a "license"
for a specific period of time.

(Ask Bill Gates the difference between the two and how that works.)

The terminology was that they were a public "trustee".

(You do remember the words "in the public interest as a public trustee".)<<

I didn't ask for the "it's obvious" response, and I know what a license is.  Show me where, at law, public ownership of the radio spectrum is conferred.

The language of license renewal pre- or post-filing announcements is not the law.

Cite it.  I'm perfectly willing to be persuaded by evidence, but so far no one has it.

Sid Schweiger
IT Manager, Entercom New England
WEEI Sports Radio Network
20 Guest St / 3d Floor
Brighton MA  02135-2040

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