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Jennifer Waits and I are at the What is Radio conference in Portland, which opened with an interesting lecture by veteran radio/TV journalist Charles Jaco. It focused on the importance of narrative and storytelling in radio, and its decline on the … finish reading Radio storytelling: property of the upper middle class?
This week is the annual National Association of Broadcasters show in Las Vegas, which brings thousands of broadcasters, manufacturers, producers and journalists together to talk about and see what’s next for broadcasting. Radio tends to play a very quiet second … finish reading Is AM radio worth revitalizing?
The other evening I was listening to KZSC, college radio for UC Santa Cruz. The deejays were pondering Michelle Shocked’s bizarre homophobic outburst at Yoshis in San Francisco (and for which she has apologized). As if to cleanse their palettes … finish reading How television saved Janis Ian and The Beatles from radio
The San Francisco Chronicle‘s Andrew Ross is scratching his head at the latest changes at endlessly changing KGO AM 810 in that city. “If you’ve enjoyed listening to my Chronicle colleague C.W. Nevius on KGO Radio for the past 15 … finish reading Should KGO 810′s coat-of-arms be a turnstile?
The commercial radio business is looking stronger, especially on digital platforms. Terrestrial and digital radio revenue went up in 2012, with 4th quarter revenues surging even more. That’s according to a report from the Radio Advertising Bureau. Revenue from commercial … finish reading Radio revenue up in 2012, especially on digital platforms
It’s often treated as a fact that young adults don’t listen to radio and prefer pirate music, but a recent USA TouchPoints survey (via Radio and Internet Newsletter) says that a full 40% of Americans aged 18–24 listen to streaming … finish reading Study says streaming audio reaches more Americans than video
I had intended to post about this last week, but dealing with some website stability issues, and then moving our site to a new host, kept me from getting this up. But the article series is so good and well … finish reading Chicago Tribune chronicles Sam Zell’s and Randy Michaels’ mismanagement
Today the FCC released its quarterly list of the total number of licensed broadcast stations in the United States. Based on FCC statistics through December 30, 2012, the number of licensed broadcast radio stations is still on the rise, continuing … finish reading Latest FCC Statistics Show Increase in Number of Licensed Radio Stations in 2012
Chicago’s commerical “progressive talk” station WCPT is becoming a foster home of sorts for popular radio programs that have lost their homes on the non-commercial end of the dial. The daily independent news hour Democracy Now began airing on WCPT … finish reading Chicago commercial station picks up non-commercial news program Democracy Now
The big radio companies are massively dittoing a proposal from Entercom that would relax Federal Communications Commission requirements that radio stations announce the “material” rules of a radio contest over the airwaves. “In today’s fast paced world, Americans expect to … finish reading Big radio to FCC: stop making us explain contest rules over the air