Liberal Talk Where Art Thou? (was: Herald, BRW: 1200 to conservative talk...

Bob Nelson
Tue Jan 19 15:51:19 EST 2010

Very true re: WBUR numbers. And now 100000watt WGBH wants a piece of
that pie. As for
people giving money, some GBH contributors aren't happy that either a)
they dropped folk and blues shows, or b) classical moved to a freq
they can't pick up easily, or at all, and they may stop contributing.
But GBH is confident they will still benefit by the moves.

> Any commerical  progressive talk venture is going to have to compete
> with NPR, which has an excellent, high quality
> product and one other distinct advantage - no commercials!   BUR
> listeners also have a strong loyalty to the station
> because many have invested their own dollars, through contributions.
> That's pretty powerful stuff.  As can be seen
> from Mark's numbers, BUR has a significant audience.
> -Bob

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