Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Want to become a professional broadcaster? Are you one already - but find your career is stalling?
This book covers all the fields the professional broadcaster is likely to encounter. From winning the audition to advanced broadcast techniques. Written by the MD of the specialized broadcast training company, the Broadcast Development Group.