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News/Talk Format Dragging Cumulus Down

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(8/10/2012 1:58:30 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Lew is short for "Lew-ser."

His middle name is probably Dick.

The man and his company lacks integrity, ethics, scruples...oh, and common sense!

- David Aamodt
(8/10/2012 1:33:02 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Since they have taken control of those stations, most if not all were former Cap Cities/ABC Stations that were market leaders, they have gutted the staff's, removing their competitive advantage and the strengths of the stations. The ratings have dropped and so goes the revenue. It's not rocket science.
- David Barr
(8/10/2012 12:24:48 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
See all above.
- Harmon
(8/10/2012 12:01:56 PM)   Flag as inappropriate content
This is too funny.

Dickey is like the guy that killed his parents then asks the judge for mercy because he's an orphan.

Come in and wreck stations, which of course results in lower ratings and lower revenue, then proclaim that you're going to fix the problem.

- Robert
(8/10/2012 11:59:28 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
Dickey should get one of those Macaroni awards for his brilliant plan to restore the stations Cumulus destroyed.
- Mike
(8/10/2012 11:57:16 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
This is great news.

For KGO San Francisco it must mean that Dickey is going to change the format back to News-Talk, hire back all the popular hosts that were fired, and thus increase ratings so advertising rates can be raised. This will then bring Cumulus revenue back up.

It's a brilliant plan! Only Dickey could have thought of it. The man's a genius.

- Steve
(8/10/2012 11:35:07 AM)   Flag as inappropriate content
KABC is down for the count but will switch to Sports with the CBS/Cumulus syndie deal and KLOS will start to drop with the end of Mark & Brian. Cumulus is a money player, not broadcasters, It might work in Market #50, but NOT in # 2, 5, 10 etc.
- steve fuss

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