Paul B. Walker, Jr. walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 00:58:28 EST 2013

get off it.. they lied about someone appearing at a concert and continued
to deceive listeners... should they get in trouble? Probably.

is it worth a license revocation? Absolutely not.


On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Kevin Vahey <kvahey@gmail.com> wrote:

> The deception that WXKS-FM (KISS 108) pulled on Saturday night at TD Garden
> keeps getting worse. Not only did they tell people at TD that Miley Cyrus
> was backstage - they also said so to their listeners and promoted the fact
> they would hear her live to keep listeners hooked.
> WXKS-FM is owned by Clear Channel so even if the FCC decides their was
> deception they would simply pay the fine out of petty cash. Maybe it is
> time to send a message - instead of a fine, revoke Clear Channel's license,
> not only for WXKS-FM but every other signal they control in Boston. (94.5,
> 101.7, 1200 and 1430.
> There were heartbroken fans at TD but the contract of the ticket states no
> refunds if scheduled acts don't appear. However Miley tweeted she was stuck
> at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Clear Channel couldn't have rented a
> nice luxury bus to make the trip?????
> In any event telling the listeners that she was there was an outright lie
> on the public airwaves.
> Revoking their licenses in the Boston cluster would send shockwaves through
> the industry that group owners are accountable.
> http://gawker.com/boston-station-lied-on-air-that-no-show-miley-cyrus-was-1485098815
>  Let's assume Miley wanted to party in Manhattan after Friday's show at
> MSG. But the storm was a known issue and CC simply should have 'asked'
> (demanded) she fly to Boston. (everybody else made it) But Miley not
> appearing is NOT the issue - telling the ticketholders at TD and the
> listeners on 107.9 that she was there IS.
> WXKS-FM is one of the most profitable stations Clear Channel owns - it is
> time the Friendly Candy Company shows some spine.
> http://www.billboard.com/biz/articles/news/tv-film/5820115/why-clear-channel-expanded-jingle-ball-to-a-12-city-tour

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