Radio: A Matter of Opinion

One of the biggest radio stations in the country will drop its commentators next week. Thereafter Los Angeles' KFI will broadcast only its own "analysts," enjoined from offering "personal opinions and interpretations." (Two cautious commentators will become "analysts"; seven livelier commentators will be silenced.) KFI's manager William B. Ryan explained that he was "fed up" with commentators who contradicted one another, was against their commercial sponsorship, skeptical of various commentators' qualifications as "experts," wanted objectivity.


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