Florida Attorney Gen Sues Arbitron over PPM Minority Ratings


Attorney General Bill McCollum is suing audience research company Arbitron Inc., claiming it didn’t sufficiently include minorities while preparing Miami area radio station ratings.The lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to block the company from releasing the Miami radio audience ratings this month, saying the flawed methodology could hurt stations – particularly those with minority audiences – as they compete for advertising dollars.The suit is similar to lawsuits filed by other states, including New York and Maryland . [source]

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