Radio 2003: Some of the weird moments

Cory Deitz on takes a look at some of the “off-the-wall” things that happened in radio in 2003, including two Tennessee DJs from KISS-FM who were tossed in jail and charged with creating a public nuisance after broadcasting a ‘fake’ announcement that Eminem would be putting on a free concert at a local venue. It took 13 police cars to handle the traffic gridlock and enraged listeners.

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Recent Paper Clips include the many stories on the Survey 8 ratings results, the Southern Cross Broadcasting takeover bid for Southern Star Group, DCL to undertake a rights issue in order to pay off debts of $5.2 million and a New York woman has car accident while on a talkback call.

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