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07-17-2006, 10:29 PM
Join Date: Sep 2005
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If you complain but people still buy newspapers, listen to the radio or watch TV, they won't care at all about your complaining, 'cos they'll know it won't cost them a penny. They're mostly living of advertising, and if sales/listening/watching don't dive, that won't change anything.
On the other hand, if sales/listening/watching take a hit, you'll see them wonder what's wrong and care about your opinion pretty quickly.
Now, it's another thing to make people boycott "entertaining" Habs media coverage...
The amount newspapers/TV can charge for advertising depends in the circulation/ viewership. Advertisers want to reach an audience, not waste their money, so if the ads/commercials bring in less revenue, the media have to make personnel cuts.
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