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/ 9 March 2004

Fewer owners, more choice

"I read with interest the opinion piece ‘Jamming the airwaves’ after the release of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s position paper on the broadcasting industry. However, the writer, John van Zyl, is mistaken on some accounts," writes Omar Essack, executive director: broadcasting at Kagiso Media Limited. Radio consolidation is the way to create more variety for listeners and advertisers.