Entercom announces what it plans to keep

Kevin Vahey kvahey@gmail.com
Thu Oct 12 22:52:40 EDT 2017

​I wonder if Cox Media is kicking the tires on the Boston options. WBZ-AM
could be used to prop up Channel 25 news which has been a ratings disaster
since they showed Maria the door. ​

On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 9:35 PM, Garrett Wollman <wollman@bimajority.org>

> <<On Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:32:02 -0400, Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@gmail.com>
> said:
> > They can't have huge dominance of market share.The Dept of Justice
> mandates
> > this.
> > WEEI AM is a place for spillover sports.Tonight 93.7 has NFL football
> while
> > 850 has baseball playoffs.
> And at this point 850 is basically free as far as programming costs
> go.  Their only cost is the transmitter site.  So long as they're
> getting more from ESPN, there's no benefit in selling it.
> 680, on the other hand, is basically a money sink at this point.  It's
> in the spinoff group, and I assume whoever ends up with those stations
> will immediately turn around and try to find a buyer for it -- Salem
> seems like the most obvious choice, and it would be an improvement for
> them, signal-wise.  I don't think there's anyone else in the market
> who would (a) know what to do with it, and (b) be able to raise the
> financing.
> -GAWollman

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