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Dear very nice people who work for radio stations

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by hankschu, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. hankschu

    hankschu Member

    You do realize, don't you, that when you dial into a conference call and hit the "hold" button, the live feed from your station that serves as your "hold music" is broadcast to everyone on the conference call, which then grounds to a halt?

    I didn't think so.

  2. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Re: Dear fucking idiots who work for radio stations

    Oh, it wouldn't happen to be one closely associated with a team you cover, would it?
  3. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Re: Dear fucking idiots who work for radio stations

    Speaking of work, lots of people read this site from work. Those who do, not to mention our friendly moderators, would appreciate thread titles without profanity, especially on the Journalism board.
  4. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    Re: Dear fucking idiots who work for radio stations

  5. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    I'll lay 2-to-5 odds that it's my local all-sports station, which appears to be run by a group of kids from the local middle school.

    A few times an hour they give the "local" update and I want to yank the radio out of my dashboard and throw it under a semi every time they run yesterday's. " . . . and it's a big day over at Tomato Can U. when they take on Cupcake State tonight in a battle for the division lead . . . "

    Hey, stupid, go buy a newspaper: That game was played LAST night!

    I can count on this kind of brilliance at least once a week.
  6. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

    I heard one like that this morning. "The Local U soccer team will have a watch party at 3:30 this afternoon." Nope...that was 3:30 yesterday afternoon.
  7. RedCanuck

    RedCanuck Active Member

    Don't tell them that. Then they'll promptly go on the air and read all your stories verbatim like they're breaking news without giving you one ounce of credit.
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