Big Names Out at CBS Radio

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Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by The Interpreter » Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:28 am

And even more soon:

http://nypost.com/2016/12/02/big-names- ... akes-cuts/

It's the end of an era.

I've noticed WTOP Newsradio in the glass enclosed nerve center including more and more actualities from ABC...

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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by The Interpreter » Sun Mar 19, 2017 7:42 am

So, as you probably know, CBS Radio is being sold to Philly based Entercom.

http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia ... ercom.html

So, why, pray tell, did a bunch of CBS Radio O&O's just re-up or agree to begin with Westwood One news?

http://radioink.com/2017/03/06/cbs-radi ... -one-news/

Separately, it's always amused me that Hubbard's DC WTOP in the glass enclosed nerve center carries CBS (and ABC), while a CBS O&O, WNEW, tried to compete with them from Baltimore. It didn't work out well. CBS gave up and leased WNEW to Bloomberg, who now operates it, and focuses on Baltimore. DC and Baltimore are VERY different places, and do not share an identity, an ethos, or even sports teams.

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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by The Interpreter » Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:59 am

...and this morning, I'm also hearing, for my first time, actualities from Fox News on WTOP, along with CBS Radio and ABC Radio.

Things that make you go "Hmmmmm..."

Separately, at least two SiriusXM streams have dropped AP Radio News for Westwood One: POTUS and Progress.

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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by genlock » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:46 pm

Winning?
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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by The Interpreter » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:38 pm

I'm not sure I can trump that comment.

So, I won't leave you in suspense.

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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by genlock » Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:07 pm

Deplorable.
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Re: Big Names Out at CBS Radio

Post by cgarison » Tue Mar 21, 2017 1:00 pm

The Interpreter wrote:...and this morning, I'm also hearing, for my first time, actualities from Fox News on WTOP, along with CBS Radio and ABC Radio.

Things that make you go "Hmmmmm..."
With every news organization living in their own alternate universe, the actualities are going to get nothing but worse.
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