Play for Pay

You know, of course, that NPR and Clear Channel are buddies — partners in cahoots with iBiquity in the HD radio con game. And chances are, if your public radio station has gone Triple-A radio, you’ve heard all about the playlists that govern what’s played. Well then, you should watch this YouTube video on Clear Channel and its use of focus groups to determine what’s on its playlists. Then tell us how this differs from a Triple-A playlist and who determines what’s on it…

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One Response

  1. It is an absolute waste of taxpayer money and supporters’ donations for “public” stations with AAA formats to have a professional music director on staff. The expense could be saved, instead allocating the salary to the hired hosts and giving them the freedom to produce their own programs.

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