John Crosby

  • Newsreeland

    JOHN ‘HOSBV is widely known for his syndieated column “Radio in Review.”His article “Radio and Who Makes It" appeared in the January, 1948, Atlantic.

  • Radio and Who Makes It

    Resistance to new ideas, fear of experiment, reliance on ancient formulas, have brought American radio almost to a standstill. Its comedy was borrowed from vaudeville, its drama from the films and theater. The broadcaster would rather imitate a safe old scheme than generate a new one. More leadership by the broadcasters and less control by advertisers is the cure proposed by JOHN CROSBY, whose syndicated column “Radio in Reviewis the most widely read commentary in its field.