After reading many posts from "ghosts of radio's past," it makes me feel very sad to see how a business can make people so bitter. I come here to for interesting discussion on the CURRENT state of radio.
Can we all agree that 95% of the time, ANY CHANGE to a radio station or heaven forbid NEW IDEA is shot down and demonized before it even has a chance to succeed?
VETERANS: Much respect for what you accomplished in THE PAST. What should we do for the future?
I share your frustration that our conversations sometimes get non-productive because we all have our own view of what is interesting, what is important, what needs to be done.
The radio pros
sometimes wish the "groupies"
would just read and not post.
The radio fans
don't understand why the radio pros have so many complaints.
don't understand why the "seasoned adults" have such weird observations about radio and about life and about values.
I am told that military officers go back and study the battles of old... even back to the days of the Roman Empire and even further back, to understand strategy, planning and philosophy of warfare. Even in the age of nuclear missles there something to be learned from the guys who fought with swords and catapults. Rather than curse under your breath.... respond to some of the messages that irritate you with: "And in view of what you did in radio in 1948... how would you apply that principle in today's market, today's technology?