Nostalgia. Sports. Local programming. Minority broadcasters. Intimate connections with listeners. Imbedded in our national culture. All presented over at NPR in about five minutes.
But no discussion whatsoever about the one thing that sets broadcast AM radio apart, where it excels over other common U.S. broadcast bands:
Listening to that news story is a lot like watching an inept salesman try to move a sports car without ever mentioning performance.
Previous facepalmery on the same topic seen here.