[JPL] FM and Norway

Bobby Jackson ftapache1 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Feb 8 17:35:12 EST 2011


Forgot to provide the link to the Norway/FM story  

cut an paste the link

http://blogs.rnw.nl/medianetwork/norway-sets-date-for-fm-switch-off

Aloha,

Bobby Jackson
THE JAZZ MIND
ftapache1 at sbcglobal.net



On Feb 8, 2011, at 10:15 AM, Bobby Jackson wrote:

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> And the slow blood letting continues.  Did anyone hear about Norway pulling the plug on FM by 2017?
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> Bobby Jackson
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> On Feb 8, 2011, at 8:41 AM, Bradley Stone wrote:
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>> Aloha, Lloyd,
>> sorry to hear more bad news about loss of jazz on the radio.
>> 
>> Brad
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>> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Lloyd Townsend, Jr. <
>> jazz at imaginaryrecords.com> wrote:
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>>> With only a few days' notice, WMOT Murfreesboro/Nashville, for 30+ years a
>>> full-time jazz broadcaster (recently, they'd added a few hours of news/talk
>>> morning and evening drive) has dropped daytime jazz programming and gone
>>> classical.  They'll keep a couple hours a day of locally-programmed jazz,
>>> and Bob Parlocha overnights.
>>> 
>>> "...to fill the void of daytime classical music on traditional FM in Middle
>>> Tennessee..." is the excuse/reason they came up with -- so I guess we can
>>> "blame" local NPR affiliate WPLN for their dastardly dumping of daytime
>>> classical programming last year in favor of news/talk for WMOT's decision.
>>> 
>>> Middle Tennessee's jazz community is in shock, and will be in mourning for
>>> a long time to come.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Lloyd Townsend
>>> Prop., Imaginary Records
>>> Nashville, TN
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