Following the deadly Tuesday attacks of 9/11, media and entertainment companies became hyper aware of the country’s mood and consumer sensibilities. Movie trailers and releases were adjusted, comedy programs took hiatus, but nothing may sum up the business community’s concerns like the Clear Channel memo of Sept. 14, 2001. At the time, Clear Channel owned one in every 10 radio stations in the US.
The memo suggested more than 150 “lyrically questionable” songs to avoid. See the list here … OR