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I never understood the business model for radio

AM/FM is pretty much a local medium. I never understood why a national company would take over a station, preprogram it to any station USA and add commercials to the point of "why am I even listening".

I used to listen to AM radio when it was "local". And the same with FM. They had stations on Long Island that had what you would call today, a cult following. Big FM bought them all, put on the same top 40 on all the stations and guess what. No one was listening.

The stations lost their uniqueness and individuality, aka the reason a person would tune in an listen to them.

This is a true story. I couldn't stand listening to the same Billy Joel songs over and over again in my car. Added a CDP and satellite radio. A few years later, for kicks I turned on the FM and what are the friggin odds that the SAME exact Billy Joel song was playing.


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