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Response to NashVegas (Reply #86)

Mon Dec 12, 2011, 12:39 AM

89. People are starting to wise up



I believe in the past few years AM Radio is rising - albeit slowly - in total listeners because of the economy. A lot of people can't afford special TVs and antennae to watch HDTV, and they can't afford cable. They can't afford satellite radio in their cars either, but they want weather and traffic. They are returning to AM Radio only to find the Clear Channel/Cumulus /Rightwing/Wasteland/Violent/Gangland Hate Radio and they are not happy about it.

AS more people use AM, perhaps they will call out for fair, non-discriminatory, accessible and appropriate radio in line with the needs of their communities. One can hope, right?

You're absolutely correct, though, that not enough people stepped forward to stop the Telecomm Act that led to the horrific state of AM Radio today.

We need a new act, sponsored by a good Dem, and actually enforced by the FCC. Or else we need to have a separate agency to oversee radio, because the FCC appears to be more like a mob protection racket than a regulatory agency.





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