Hurricane Irene Radio & TV Coverage

Paul B. Walker, Jr.
Sun Aug 28 21:32:01 EDT 2011

A quick check would've told you that 700 running all ESPN is WTUB
oOrange-Athol, MA, 2500W Non Directiona

On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 7:26 PM, A Joseph Ross <> wrote:

> I noticed that all the local commercial TV chnnnels had various reporters
> standing outdoors in the wind and rain, sometimes holding onto their hats as
> they spoke, reporting on the storm.  The cable news channels did the same.
>  This is ridiculous.  Why can't they be indoors by a window?  Do they need
> to have a casualty before they stop doing this?
> Yesterday, on the UMass Amherst campus, I picked up WFAN on the car radio,
> and one of the people there was commenting on this, too.  I think many
> standups are foolish and a waste of time, but this is particularly stupid.
> BTW, while driving home from Amherst yesterday I picked up a station at AM
> 700 which seemed to be all ESPN sports.  The legal ID was so soft that I
> couldn't hear anything beyond the W.  Anyone know what it was?
> --
> A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                     617.367.0468
> 92 State Street, Suite 700          Fax: 617.507.7856
> Boston, MA 02109-2004

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