ANDY FLEMING analyses how over the past thirty years freedom of speech, innovation, personality, choice and imagination have been sacrificed within Commercial Radio, in favour of maximising company shareholder value and franchise revenue streams for the government. And politicians are once again the culprits! Our airwaves have been sold to the highest bidder without a thought for local public service or quality content.
expected. Infact the first commercial stations to open in October 1973 were both in the capital and were nothing like pirate radio at all.
ANDY FLEMING also publishes two other websites: Andromeda Child astronomy for everyone, and Metro Radio 261MW 97VHF: The North East SoundTribute Website that incorporates a fascinating history to the development of commercial radio in the north east of England.