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Damnit [May. 8th, 2007|06:23 am]
[mood |distresseddistressed]

My favorite local radio station disappeared yesterday. No warning, just suddenly off the air. Today, I found out what is replacing it. A station devoted to playing love songs. Love Songs. Excuse me while I retch for a little bit.

[User Picture]From: earthdotprime
2007-05-08 02:29 pm (UTC)
yup. there's no rule that requires station to announce an on-air format change, in most cases, they're expressly forbidden to do it. also, many of the changes happen superquick now - we're talking 24 hours or less - thanks to modern technology. format is dictated by owners, who have no reason at all to diversify. which is why philadelphia is down to about 3 major owners and up to about 7 hip-hop stations.

it's down to podcasts and internet radio, sadly.
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