September 27, 2021

4 thoughts on “The “Late Afternoon Edition”, News 850 WHDH Boston | June, 1993

  1. At 2:12, noticed WHDH was a CBS affiliate. That’s what the TV station (Channel 7) was before it and WBZ (Ch. 4) swapped, ‘BZ going to CBS, WHDH to NBC. I forget when the following happened, but 850 in Boston is now WEEI, which used to be 590. Thanks for this ‘check.

    1. Scott Fybush wrote a bit about this back in the days when Boston Radio Watch was a big thing on the internet. Aside from FM’s numerous format changes, this was probably the most dramatic change in the Boston AM landscape since NARBA in 1942. I’m not sure that it was a change for the better.

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