The internet didn’t kill radio, commercial radio is killing itself.
When DJs are told to shut up and play the playlist, it ends an age-old symbiotic relationship between commercial radio and the community. CORPORATE FM uncovers the shell game that silenced the local voice in commercial radio across America. How can they make money when fewer people listen? By investigating how the financial system gutted commercial radio instead of growing it, the film-makers reveal a new way that could revitalize the medium and rejuvenate the communities that radio is there to serve.