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March 10, 2003

Since 1996 radio ownership deregulation, Clear Channel has come to control almost a third of all US radio stations. CEO Lowry Mays has said, "If anyone said we were in the radio business, it wouldn't be someone from our company. We're not in the business of providing news and information. We're not in the business of providing well-researched music. We're simply in the business of selling our customers products." To this end, they have been lobbying hard in DC for media ownership deregulation. I printed out their website and made some comments. Note the blandness and homogeneity of the design. This is their cookie cutter vision for the future of media.
a clear channel is what you need to plant hypnotic suggestions