If you were to choose.....

D. A. donald_astelle@yahoo.com
Thu Feb 23 22:55:15 EST 2012

> This is a false choice. I'd choose
> neither one. 

I suppose I should have set it up differently.

You're the PD of WBZ.....and your GM has given you the following choice. 

(Your response below means that you would no doubt be fired, and would have no further input.  LOL!)

> I'd be looking at many a third option: Organizing a listener
> revolt. Create as much bad PR for parent CBS as possible
> about WBZ abandoning its decades-old role.  File
> complaints to the FCC telling them that the station is no
> longer operating in the public interest.  Anything and
> everything possible to make it obvious that the present
> management is trying to kill the station. Try to get this GM
> fired for being unimaginative in the face of a perceived
> revenue shortfall, and for being completely tone-deaf to the
> listeners. 
> John
> On Feb 23, 2012, at 2:02, Don <Donald_Astelle@yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > WBZ radio has ticked me off a couple of times in the
> last few years.
> > 
> > First, when they tried to dump their live overnight
> show.  Then when they realized that mistake, they
> backed off and re-instated Steve Leveille.
> > 
> > Then, WBZ turns into infomercial central on the
> weekend!  
> > 
> > Someone mentioned to me that the tradeoff at WBZ was
> between having a local overnight show and local news in the
> evening.......OR...infomercials during the day on Saturday
> and Sunday.
> > 
> > Your call.  If given the choice by your general
> manager to choose between those 2 evils ;-)  Which
> would YOU choose.
> > 

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