Monday, May 13, 2013

[479] ‘MTSU On the Record’ explores corporate media, cable television

MURFREESBORO — The impact of corporate media takeovers will be the focus of the next edition of “MTSU On the Record.”

Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Adam Rennhoff, assistant professor in the MTSU Department of Economics and Finance, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, and from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Rennhoff’s research flies in the face of the conventional wisdom that the housing of many newspapers and radio and television stations under relatively few corporate umbrellas diminishes media’s service to their localities.

The interview also will include discussion of Rennhoff’s research into a la carte pricing in the cable television industry. A la carte pricing would enable consumers to select and pay for only those television channels they watch frequently.

To listen to previous programs, go to the “Audio Clips” archives at

For more information about “MTSU On the Record,” contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.

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