Could Mindich have worked a deal to park WFNX on a boat somewhere?

Bob Nelson
Tue Jul 24 10:01:33 EDT 2012

The following is a tweet posted 8 hrs ago by Carly Carioli--editor and
publisher of the Boston Phoenix--as retweeted by Boston Radio Watch:

>> ‎)Won't have info until morning, but simulcast likely to end on 101.7 - & ClearChannel switch begin - late tues/early wed

btw it was noted on radio-info by Kevin that the Phoenix used to own
WWRX in Westerly (103.7)--bought from Clear Channel, as it turns
out--and the far-reaching station was later sold for about $14 million
to Entercom, in a great move to expand the reach of WEEI. Also
remember the rumor by the Weekly Dig that Entercom was going to buy
WFNX and place Mike there, thus clearing the way for WEEI to land on
93.7? It was indeed a rumor but not so far fetched--it's been said the
Phoenix did try to sell FNX to Entercom..(The "rumor" was that the
deal was done. It wasn't...) .Also both the print and Web editions of
the Phoenix said that while selling to Clear Channel was against the
anti-big-corporations philosophy of the paper, WFNX was losing "tens
of millions of dollars" and they had to do it.

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