Originally written on Boston Sports Media Watch  |  Last updated 7/12/12
Michael Felger trashed the Celtics all spring, and he then lost the ratings book for his entire station. Fact, not opinion. Well, it IS a fact, in the same way that Mike Felger states “facts” about the Celtics, Patriots, or whatever team/athlete/coach is in his crosshairs at the moment. A statement that may be factually true, but actually inaccurate when you look deeper into it. What about the opening statement of this post? Yes, it’s true that Felger did trash the Celtics all spring, and that yes, his ratings went down during this time period, actually so much so that while the morning and mid-day shows at 98.5 won their time slots, Felger and Massarotti dipped so far as to tip the entire scales in WEEI’s favor for the spring book. But was it Felger’s trashing of the Celtics that caused this dip, or something else? Let’s look at the month of June, week by week. Keep in mind, that with the ratings periods, week four of June ended on June 20th. Even though the ratings sho...
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