Coming up will be my very last full week broadcasting from the Monterey studios. There is a small chance I may do one or two shows from here next week but it is a small one. Contemplating my impending departure from the Central Coast is tough. I have lived here more than anywhere else for over nine years. It will be painful to say good-bye to my RadioMonterey friends and family, the physical beauty, the wonderful easy-going lifestyle, and ideal climate.
Still, there is no doubt in my mind that selling AM 540 was the right move. Sadly, the radio industry continues the precipitous decline that began around 2007 or perhaps even earlier. Station valuations are headed in the opposite direction from the stock market and liberal talk on the radio is weaker than it’s been since AirAmerica launched.
But when one door closes another may open. The internet has taken much from radio but it can deliver to online broadcasters. I implore you to transition to liberal talk on the internet if you hav not already begun to do so. Progressive Voices has an excellent lineup and there are great hosts like Nicole Sandler and the Young Turks who have their own websites. I expect to be on RadioMonterey.com 6-9am Pacific for the near future and soon on halginsberg.com.
Remember, I will be taking a two-week break that will begin at some point next week. We may or may not have replays for you.
On facebook, you can connect with other California Central Coast progressive talk fans at Radio Monterey Think for Yourself and at www.facebook.com/groups/152169051511789/. You can also find me on twitter at @radiomonterey.
7:45 – Holistic health with Glenn Sadowsky and Optimal Health Acupuncture and Bodywork.
7:30 – Jeremy Holden from Media Matters casts a jaundiced eye on the right-wing media machine.
8:45 – Eric Petersen from the Monterey County Green Party discusses all things Green.
Friday Free-for-all +
8 – Arlen Grossman’s Quotation Quotient is your opportunity to win a great prize. Don’t miss Arlen’s column in the Leisure Section of every Sunday’s Monterey Herald and every month in the Foolish Times.
Thanks for being part of Radio Monterey!
And . . . expect the unexpected, including last minute guests, on the Morning Show!