Clear Channel — The Purple People Meter Eater

What Clear Channel, the largest radio broadcaster, is doing to delay or disrupt implementation of Arbitron's much needed People Meter ratings methodology reminds me of the Sheb Wooley hit in 1958 where he sang about the one-eyed, one-horned flying purple people eater. To me, Clear Channel is acting like the Arbitron People Meter Eater. Refusing to even allow all-important encoding of their stations' signals to permit these personal devices carried by a sample of listeners to record Clear Channel station listening. Surprise! Clear Channel is taking a hard-nose policy on pricing and other issues that clearly haven't helped radio&hellip