Fellow student parents, you like to listen to some of the same music as your kids! But how many times did the conversation between DJs take such a turn, and all you could do was make some quick small talk as you hurry and flip the station of shut the radio off?
Radio became popular in the early 1920s. Chicago's KYW was the first station to limit its format. It played opera exclusively 6 days per week. When opera began to fade, KYW diversified. Like other radio stations, it played different selections of music, broadcasted sporting events and political debates, newscasts, the weather, and the ever popular fictional stories. Radio was strictly a public service.
Radio today has such a variety of venues, I am never quite sure what I am going to come across. Most stations still broadcast local news, weather and traffic. There are also talk shows, music, an...
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