Although the changes have gone unnoticed by most Americans, In the radio business they are felt day in and day out. You see the rule seems to change depending on who you are.
It talks about an oddity with Subaru-vehicle satellite radios, where they sometimes default to Channelthe preview channel, upon starting the car, even when the subscription is paid up.
This is how it works: It could be any one of the comedy, music, or talk channels marked as such, as can seen here on the channel guide. You turn off your Subaru and go about your business. It turns out, however, that Subaru does this on purpose.
The reason behind it is that a new driver or passengers can be offended by the content provided by those uncensored channels.
He says that every time he starts his car he has to scroll through his 36 presets, waaahhhjust to find the station he was listening to. The article even goes as far as using the C-word. During my last semester in collegewhen Howard was still at K-Rock, I was offered an internship at the show on which, unfortunately, I had to pass due to workload and scheduling.
I turned my wife into a huge fan. Channel is the first preset in all my radios. I often use references from the show when talking to my friends who are also fans. I make sure that every time I park the car for the night to leave the radio on some other station. Many times I throw the kids into their seats, start the ignition to warm up or cool down the car, and go back to fasten their seat belts or throw something into the trunk.
Cars have become our own little sanctuaries.
No one is there with us, no one can hear us, and too often we think that no one can see us picking our noses. Subaru, in this case, is helping you keep your questionable listening choices to yourself.Howard Stern and the Future of Media Censorship by Adam Thierer on October 11, I released a short essay today regarding the impact of Howard Stern’s move to satellite radio ont he future of media regulation and First Amendment jurisprudence.
Howard then read a story from today’s The New York Post that Artie acknowledged yesterday that he attended a corporate meeting about censorship, even though Howard had insisted no such restrictions were in place. With characteristic bravado, last week Howard Stern bid farewell to his "terrestrial radio" audience.
Henceforth, Stern fans will only be able to hear his unique brand of narcissistic pre-adolescent scatology and prurience by paying for a subscription to Sirius satellite radio. Howard Stern and the Future of Media Censorship.
And Howard Stern may provide us with the test case.
He is jumping over to satellite radio with the expectation he . The religious groups to which Butterworth refers have remained uncommonly silent on the issue of morning radio shows. So have media watchdog groups. The freedom on morning radio shows is a stark contrast to what some consider an atmosphere of artistic censorship prevailing in .
If it turns into a major thing with Stern issuing a press conf. I think it should be noted but until then, I don't see why the show's page should be updated whenever O&A make a stink over Howard.
If anything put it on the O&A page since in the context of that show it's a larger issue.