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Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings
Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings

Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications has fired a programming executive at its KSCA-FM (101.9) in Los Angeles for scheming to artificially inflate the radio station's ratings. The high-ranking executive, who was not named by the company, had access to several devices that ratings giant Nielsen uses to gauge audience sizes. The so-called portable people meters were then apparently set to KSCA, making it look as if the station had more listeners. KSCA leapfrogged over four other stations to claim the No. 1 spot in April for its morning drive-time show. Nielsen's April ratings indicated that Univision's morning show was more popular than powerhouses such as...

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