WBOQ to Christian, new owner

Donna Halper dlh@donnahalper.com
Fri Jul 1 11:08:34 EDT 2022

On 7/1/2022 7:59 AM, Rob Landry wrote:
> It's Educational Media Foundation, the same people who own the former 
> WAAF. Why they think anyone in New England wants to hear that format 
> is beyond me. WAAF and the former WBRU in Providence have zero ratings 
> as far as I can see.

They don't care about ratings. These formats bring in lots of donations, 
and thus are money-makers. (And aren't there tax deductions if you 
donate to religious organizations?) Plus, some owners are sympathetic to 
their message and want to promote it.

Donna L. Halper, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication & Media Studies
Lesley University, Cambridge MA

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