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New Report: The Westwood One 2018 Audioscape: Podcasting And Smart Speakers Supercharge Listening

While AM/FM radio remains America’s #1 mass reach medium, new and exciting platforms are transforming the audio experience.<p>In the new Westwood One …

Podcasting

Steve Goldstein: Why Radio Is Still Struggling With Podcasting

<i>Steve Goldstein’s Amplifi Media works with media companies and podcasters in developing audio content strategies. This column was originally</i> …

Podcasting

Blog

08/12<p>How to blow up podcasting. And... 9 ways to innovate journalism - and media - online. Plus, rants and raves about Oscar's new "Popular Film" …

Podcasting

Samsung shares first look at its first smart speaker, the Galaxy Home

Samsung has unveiled its first smart speaker, joining the product segment that has been rapidly growing and bolstering a boom in audio and voice …

Samsung

Nielsen: Handicapping The 2018 Radio Format Of The Summer

August 14, 2018 at 3:37 AM (PT)<p>Format Of The Summer?<p>During the SUMMER, each and every year, AMERICAN radio listening habits shift. In recent memory, …

Radio Industry

With Best July Book Ever, Classic Hits Out Front In Format Derby.

While classic hits is currently leading the field as it aims to regain Nielsen’s coveted “Format of the Summer” honors after a two-year hiatus, it’s …

Classic Rock

Borrell Finds Radio Lagging Behind Newspapers, TV In Offering Digital Add-Ons

August 14, 2018 at 3:44 AM (PT)<p>Chart Of The Week<p>Every SUMMER, BORRELL publishes weekly insights from its Local Advertiser Survey. These insights come …

Selling

Fast Food Joints Up Radio Ads To Beat The Heat.

Despite a soaking hot summer, fast food restaurants have done little to entice consumers to stop in for a tall soda, ice cream cone or the indulgence …

List-Worthy

GEICO Holds On To Top Spot

After knocking The Home Depot from the number one position on the Media Monitors weekly chart last week, GEICO remains radio’s number one advertiser …

Home Depot

Get Out! A client has just kicked you out - now what?

Attracting A Younger Workforce

<b>(By Laurie Kahn)</b> Recently I was asked what radio can do to attract the younger workforce. Most companies are still grappling with how to attract and …

Boston Station Swap Boosted Beasley Revenue By $2.4M.

When Beasley Broadcast Group reported second quarter earnings on Aug. 3, CEO Caroline Beasley noted it was citing actual results rather than …

Proforma

Nielsen, J.D. Power Team For Nielsen Auto Cloud

Nielsen and J.D. Power are starting Nielsen Auto Cloud -- a service combining audience data from Nielsen with buyer insights from J.D. Power.<p>Nielsen …

Return on Investment

Nielsen Rallies On News Of New Takeover Scenarios

Shares of Nielsen stock rallied a bit on Monday on news that an activist investor is amassing shares of the publicly traded company with an eye …

Wall Street

Radio's Biggest Fan: Yoko Ono

If you want to make a hardcore Beatles fan go absolutely apoplectic – and there are millions of them in the world today – there’s a 4-letter word …

Yoko Ono

Veritone One acquires Performance Bridge Media in podcast ad deal

Veritone One, the full-service ad agency branch of AI tech giant Veritone, has acquired podcast ad sales company Performance Bridge Media. The deal …

AFRTS Radio Shows Now Online Thanks to Two Vets

Beginning in the early 1940s and for more than 50 years, the U.S. armed services produced long-form radio programs on vinyl disc to broadcast to …

Los Angeles

US adults spend 11 hours engaging with media everyday

ADTECH<p>Behind this surge are the growing use of new platforms, as well as the younger, multicultural generations who leverage them.<p>10 August 2018 | …

Social Media

Radio And TV Join In Fight Against ‘No Consent Decrees.’

In a rare coalition, the radio industry is joining hands with television stations as well as digital music services Spotify and Pandora to pitch the …

Radio Industry

Jacobs Media Debuts AQ Study On Air Personalities' Quality Of Life

JACOBS MEDIA unveiled the findings of its online AQ study of radio on-air talent and producers at the TALENTMASTERS/MORNING SHOW BOOT CAMP. …

Radio Industry

We Asked Radio DJs How They See Themselves. Their Answers Are Surprising.

You may have read the story earlier this month about the 11 co-workers who won a $543 million jackpot in California. It was not revealed outside of …

Webinars

Insights From Five Top Morning Hosts

<b>(By Randy Lane)</b> I joined Don Anthony to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Morning Show Boot Camp, Thursday and Friday, at the Grand Sheraton in …

West Palm Beach

How Classic Hits And Classic Rock Rule The Summer.

All indications point to another battle between classic hits and classic rock to be crowned the Format of The Summer of 2018. June and July PPMs show …

Sun’s Out, Station’s Out: Taking Advantage Of The Summer Season.

As classic rock and classic hits stations adjust their programming and take advantage of a surge in audience over the summer months, the weather …

Classic Rock

Cleveland Radio Host John Lanigan Quits On The Air.

Longtime Cleveland radio host John Lanigan said “I quit” and left the mic dangling in the midst of his co-hosting gig on iHeartMedia talk WTAM “The …

NFL

Rants & Radicals. The Dividing Line of Irresponsible Content

<i>(by John Garziglia)</i> Alex Jones, a self-described libertarian and paleoconservative and publisher of the infowars.com website, is broadcast on 114 …

More on the Need to Make Clear Who Owns Digital and Social Media Assets

Home > On Line Media > More on the Need to Make Clear Who Owns Digital and Social Media Assets<p>Last week, we wrote about legal issues for podcasters, …

Social Media

LPFM Advocates Worried Translator Interference Plan Could Hurt Them.

Changes proposed by the Federal Communications Commission to rework interference standoffs between full-power FMs and translators have many in the …

Veritone One Purchases Performance Bridge Media.

Veritone One is acquiring podcast agency Performance Bridge Media for $6 million plus a contingent earn-out of up to $5.0 million based on …