Boston radio and school closing/delay announcements
Wed Feb 13 21:29:59 EST 2013
> Yes, but it still saddens me to hear about all the smaller market stations that
> are now automated and have no local staff. THAT is where it used to make sense
> to super-serve the audience and give school closings, hyper-local news, and
> every other piece of info like where the snow-plows are (and where they need to
> be). When people were without power or when there was a crisis situation, it
> was nice to be able to count on your local station. But alas, so many of those
> local stations no longer serve their community... and yet they still get to keep
> their licenses.
And of course, WATD keeps on bucking the trend. Listened in yesterday and Ed Perry himself was out interviewing people in (IIRC) Marshfield.
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