You don’t have to enjoy JCom
MICHAEL FREEDLAND, for decades the most prominent broadcaster in Jewish radio in the UK, today makes a blistering attack on a new community radio station, JCom, which began internet broadcasting this week.
Reviewing a week of programming, Mr Freedland, who presented You Don’t Have To Be Jewish for 24 years, calls JCom “a so-called radio station” whose output is “not just poor, but poverty-stricken”.
He complains of its “appalling amateurism”, suggesting that JCom’s broadcasters need training because of “technical ineptitude.”
Mr Freedland insists that he writes as an established writer and presenter who has long experience of what constitutes Jewish radio programmes.