Radio’s Soul-Sucking Survival Jungle

One of my readers came up with this story idea -- he coined the term used in the headline.

We often write about the silly and sometimes stupid decisions being made by radio CEOs these days, but sometimes we forget to see things from the perspective of the loyal and dedicated radio person who is being adversely affected by bad management.

Yesterday, the hits kept on coming as Clear Channel's rep firm, Katz, decided to lay off 122 people. For starters, these are not layoffs. They are firings. Layoffs is the word used by the radio group to spin what it really is -- firings.

Meanwhile hundreds of Clear Channel managers&hellip