Harker Blasts Pandora Fluff Piece
July 28, 2011 at 2:37 PM (PT)
HARKER RESEARCH uses its latest posting on its Radio Insights blog to lay waste to a story posted in BUSINESS INSIDER and the HUFFINGTON POST. The story, "FM Broadcasters Are Freaking Out About Pandora," "gives the impression that the story is about what FM broadcasters are thinking," RICHARD HARKER and GLENDA SHRADER BOS wrote, "but that’s just a come-on.
"The story is actually a sloppy rewrite of a single radio trade story on the recent PANDORA investor’s meeting. Nothing original, nothing insightful. A PANDORA puff piece that has nothing to do with broadcaster reaction to PANDORA ... Worse than that, it horribly distorts the few facts it offers."
Read the entire post here.