Saturday, March 31, 2007
In his "Multimedia Notes" column, Bill Mann says KGO-AM has a policy of refusing to book guests who have appeared first on another Bay Area station. KQED-FM's Michael Krasny is quoted by Mann as saying the policy is ridiculous. Krasny adds: "However, we've found that, despite their clout derived from their No. 1 berth, we have leverage at 'Forum' based on the simple fact that our numbers are significant and more books are purchased by our listeners. And when necessary, my producers can and do play tough."