Invaluable history amid cultural struggles
Review of Changing stations: The story of Australian commercial radio, by Bridget Griffen-Foley
While the first section of the book focuses on the battles over regulation of the initially scarce spectrum is informative, it is the second and largest part of the book dealing with programmes and the characters that brought them to life which really shines. It is the innumerable stories that Griffen-Foley has woven cleverly into her narrative that the real cultural worth of commercial radio is apparent.
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