Will 96.9 "Beat" up news-talk to go to music?

Dave Doherty dave@skywaves.net
Wed Dec 12 14:02:59 EST 2012

There are fewer PPM units than there were diary keepers. Maybe half as many
in Providence, but that might depend on the market.

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Subject: Re: Will 96.9 "Beat" up news-talk to go to music?

Laurence writes:
>But most likely, the PPMs are better at measuring what real-life,
button-pushing, casual (and forgetful) radio listeners are choosing, not
what a smaller minority used to scrawl in a diary.

Figuring Arbitron doesn't give out specific numbers of those sampled, or
those may be embargoed ... but in what ratio do PPMs outnumber diaries? 

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