NewsTalk

Welcome to the archives for NewsTalk, an IBJ blog published from November 2007 through December 2010.

Get ready for radio shock

December 27, 2007
If you've memorized the local radio dial, you can forget a lot of it beginning next month.

As IBJ reporter Anthony Schoettle wrote in this weekend's paper, several stations are starting new formats. We'll hear plenty of promos as they try to drum the changes into our heads.

The jockeying is so intense that Cumulus Media won't tip its hand about plans for its WWFT-FM 93.9. Cumulus ditched a news-talk format last month and has been running Christmas music until the changeover starts.

Will all these changes persuade you to spend more time listening to local radio? Or are you switching to satellite or listening to something else?

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