Is WBRU on the brink?

Rob Landry
Mon Jul 31 07:22:59 EDT 2017

On Fri, 28 Jul 2017, Eli Polonsky wrote:

> ​WERS Boston (Emerson College) appears to be making a listener-supported 
> success out of what sounds like a modern rock based AAA ​format during 
> weekday daytime hours (it has other specialty formats nights and 
> weekends). It is much slicker sounding than most "college" radio, with a 
> morning host from Boston commercial radio (George Knight) and students 
> playing from pre-programmed playlists during the rest of the daytime.

WERS really belongs in the category with WUMB and WBUR, stations owned by 
universities and run by professionals. It's not a student-run station 
like, say, Boston College's WZBC.


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