May 11, 2013
(DALLAS-FT. WORTH, TX) The Consumer Team talk radio program will be airing a feature regarding Consumer Reports recent ‘State of The Net’ Study. Jeff Fox, Technology Editor with Consumer Reports, will join Consumer Team host Pete Thomson for a discussion regarding internet safety and scams. The segment will air on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 5PM (Central) on KRLD Radio, Dallas-Ft. Worth.
Pete Thomson, host of The Consumer Team, calls the ‘State of the Net’ study the best of its kind. Thomson added, “Consumer Reports has such a broad reach into the marketplace. When they focus in on a topic or issue, they have a powerful ability to take a thorough and meaningful pulse of the marketplace. In the segment with Jeff Fox, our listeners will benefit from in depth research into current threats on the net. They’ll also learn how to fight back against the cyber bad guys.”
Included in the Consumer Reports study are the latest statistics regarding malware attacks against Americans. Also included is research on mobile and social media security threats. According to Thomson, the interview will cover a number of free programs that consumers can use to keep their web surfing safe.
The Consumer Team on 1080 KRLD is one of the most listened to local consumer programs in the country. KRLD’s weekly audience is over 500,000 persons which makes it one of the top rated news-talk radio stations in the nation. Thomson describes The Consumer Team as his ‘passion in life.’ He added, “I’ve been involved in consumer advocacy journalism and broadcasting for over 10 years. Our goal on The Consumer Team is to help our listeners save time, money and grief in their lives as a consumer. From finding great deals to helping folks avoid scams, we try to bring fresh content to the airwaves every week.” Thomson described the consumer landscape in America as very challenging. He said, “The good news is that consumers have more tools at their finger tips that can truly help them maximize their consumer lives. The bad news is that there are more scams and bad deals out there than ever before. The internet alone has presented a number of challenges to consumers. On The Consumer Team our goal is to help people navigate through the shark infested waters.”