Bay State Banner First Newspaper To Comment On WILD
Fri Jun 10 13:11:46 EDT 2011
On 6/10/2011 9:36 AM, Martin Waters wrote:
> The Banner says that WILD "was a local, black-owned station from 1973
> . . ." Within the context of the article, especially, this suggests
> that's when it first carried a "black" format -- which is incorrect.
> That goes back to at least the late '50s or early '60s.
Well, it was white-owned till at least the 1960s. It very gradually
migrated to black programming, beginning around 1960-61 and increasing
as the decade progressed.
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