Reader: Will the last Clear Channel employee please turn out the light?

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Our posts about last week's layoffs at Clear Channel Denver (and affiliated stations across the country on what became known as "National Firing Day") prompted laments about pink-slipped personalities like KBCO's Keefer with reflections on what's happened to the radio biz. The comment here falls into the latter category.

davebarnes writes:

I am waiting for Clear Channel to figure out that zero is the optimum number of employees to have in order to maximize profit.

I am old enough to remember the shift from mainstream AM to free-form FM in the mid-1960s and I am young enough to expect to see the death of [music-oriented] FM radio.

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