Category Archives: Radio Business

Betting on the future

This is a followup to the “Why Talk is Moving to FM” post about a week ago. I’m actually going to encourage you right wing nuts (and you know who you are!) to read the Huffington Post, specifically HERE.  Tamara … Continue reading

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College radio revisited

The first radio blog post I did back in 2006 was speculating about the future of college radio (or impending demise).  I was finding more and more student run stations either running on automation full time, turned over to state run … Continue reading

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Between a rock and a hard place

Sarah McBride of the WSJ (along with Mike Spector) write in this article about a problem which has taken some of the lenders by surprise, but people who follow this site closely have known about for months. Citadel Broadcasting (which … Continue reading

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iPhone and Streaming

If you’re thinking about buying an iPhone to listen to radio stations, you might want to think twice.   The reason is that Apple appears to think it can deprive web users of Flash applications and Windows Media Player streams.   Since … Continue reading

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All is becoming clear…

The KNEW/Savage development is just one dot along the path.  It’s becoming clearer and clearer where radio is headed.  3G and 4G wireless are going to change all the rules, not just for radio.   Here is what I see in … Continue reading

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Sirius/XM how to

Thinking about maybe getting Sirius/XM? If you aren’t familiar with Sirius/XM, there is an easy free way to try it out.   First a few of the basics. Sirius and XM used to be separate companies and had incompatible technologies, so … Continue reading

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Clear Channel Website Syndrome

Okay, maybe this isn’t fair.  Maybe it is me, and not Clear Channel. But since I (and now some of you) spend so much time looking at Clear Channel web sites, I was beginning to develop a pretty negative opinion … Continue reading

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CBS turning right?

This could be BIG. CBS radio tried out “hot talk” with Free FM which was a dismal failure.   If you run down the CBS owned & operated stations, CBS has been allergic to any kind of  “right wing” talk radio.  … Continue reading

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The End of “Radio as we know it”

There is a news item today in Tom Taylor’s daily radio newsletter that is very important and will sooner or later determine if this web site becomes really important or have no purpose. Since the first days, I’ve had the … Continue reading

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