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Resurrection Request of WHFS 99.1
Petition Background (Preamble):
WHFS-FM, the Washington area radio station that was a pioneering purveyor of alternative rock to generations of young music fans, did a programming U-turn yesterday by ditching the genre for a Spanish-language, pop-music format that transforms it into the largest Spanish-language station on the local dial.
In an instant, the station abandoned the likes of the White Stripes, Green Day and Jet for middle-of-the-road superstars such as Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra and Victor Manuelle.
The switch reflects both changing demographics and a corporate war of attrition involving Washington's two major radio station owners, Infinity Broadcasting, which owns WHFS, and Clear Channel Communications, which owns WHFS's chief competitor, DC-101.
Don't let them take away the ONE AND ONLY Alternative Rock Station we have!! Sign the petition and tell Infinity how you truly feel!
The Resurrection Request of WHFS 99.1 petition to Infinity Broadcasting Corporation was written by Charity Perkins and is in the category Music at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: station, spanish, infinity, radio, washington, broadcasting, petition, alternative, request, music, language, radio station, owns whfs, which owns, spanish language, alternative rock, infinity broadcasting