Mel Karmazin

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Mel Karmazin

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I have to admit I was disappointed in this interview; while I understand why it was impossible for the show to take him on as if he were an Alaskan Senator, the interview was way too heavy on Mel's PR-speak and far too short on serious questions. Examples: instead of asking if terrestrial radio was going to replicate the programming of satellite radio, it would have been a better question to ask why satellite radio has begun to "dumb itself down" to emulate terrestrial radio programming; how the "Best of" packages are going to be added to the opposing services without either cutting existing channels or making the sound quality even worse than it is; softballing the intro without mentioning that Mel is personally responsible for hiring an aging fratboy for a half-billion dollars that began the furious talent-rush mismanagement in both companies that led to the lack of profit, and that XM subscribers are now expected to help pay off; etc., etc.

I'm curious, though, to know what you thought about the interview...
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