WXKS-FM (KISS 108) GETS CAUGHT LYING TO AUDIENCE
Wed Dec 18 08:09:19 EST 2013
I would pay extra money NOT to have Miley Cyrus at the concert. c:
> Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 00:58:28 -0500
> Subject: Re: WXKS-FM (KISS 108) GETS CAUGHT LYING TO AUDIENCE
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> CC: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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 <email@example.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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