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Nielsen Data Suggests a Return to Focus on "At-Work" Listening

Nielsen Data Suggests a Return to Focus on “At-Work” Listening

With radio marketing budgets largely having gone the way of the dinosaur, stations might be wise to see at-work listening through the lens of customer acquisition – especially in younger demos. Nielsen data suggests why…

KBCO Celebrates 40 Years With Staff Reunion

KBCO Celebrates 40 Years With Staff Reunion

An informal get-together of KBCO employees, past and present, celebrated the legacy of KBCO — and its current #1 status in the Denver/Boulder Nielsen ratings…

Great News From the Triple A Front: KCSN in Blockbuster Move; KBCO #1 in Denver

Great News From the Triple A Front: KCSN in Blockbuster Move; KBCO #1 in Denver

KCSN will tie the knot with KSBR, expanding massively throughout SoCal. Meanwhile, Triple A stalwart KBCO lands at #1 6+ as it celebrates its 40th anniversary…

NYU Prof Says Radio is in Deep Trouble, NAB Says That's Silly. They're Both Right.

NYU Prof Says Radio is in Deep Trouble, NAB Says That’s Silly. They’re Both Right.

New York University’s Larry Miller says radio must adapt or face a bleak future. NAB responds with strong data, but even within that data there are hints that Miller is right…

If Goldman's Streaming Predictions Are Correct, Music Radio, In Current Form, is Done

If Goldman’s Streaming Predictions Are Correct, Music Radio, In Current Form, is Done

There’s lots of buzz this week about a Goldman Sachs report that projects streaming revenue will jump by some 500% by 2030. If this comes to pass, music radio is in for a major re-think…

Legendary Alternative WBRU is Sold; Will Flip to Christian

Legendary Alternative WBRU is Sold; Will Flip to Christian

Originally launched on FM in 1965, Brown University’s WBRU has been sold and will change formats to Christian-formatted K-Love…

YouTube Not Getting it Done, So Artists Will Target the DMCA

YouTube Not Getting it Done, So Artists Will Target the DMCA

YouTube’s meager payouts to musicians, combined with its inability or lack of desire to stop piracy, is leading artists to move toward changing the law, closing a loophole that some say YouTube exploits…

Patreon Helps Artists Get Paid the Old Fashioned Way -- The Really Old Fashioned Way

Patreon Helps Artists Get Paid the Old Fashioned Way — The Really Old Fashioned Way

Artist Jack Conte was among the first to crack the code in terms making money with music on the internet. And then it eroded away. He’s trying to solve the problem with a new idea that’s actually really old…

Advertisers Love Podcasts for the Same Reasons They Love Triple A Radio, And More

Advertisers Love Podcasts for the Same Reasons They Love Triple A Radio, And More

The advertising love affair with podcasts continues, largely due the fact that they offer the same audience attributes as Triple A Radio– and a few more…

Nonesuch Records' Robert Hurwitz on Art vs. Commerce (Video)

Nonesuch Records’ Robert Hurwitz on Art vs. Commerce (Video)

As the Triple A Radio Conference kicks off in Boulder, it’s worth revisiting the perspective given to us by last year’s keynote speaker, former Nonesuch president Robert Hurwitz…

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay -- And Much More

Awesome Infographic Ranks Streamers By How They Pay — And Much More

If you’re an independent artist, would you believe that Napster is the streamer that pays the best? And, no surprise, YouTube remains deep in the cellar. Fantastic infographic ranks the players…

Nielsen - Generation Z Are the Most Diverse Media Consumers Yet

Nielsen – Generation Z Are the Most Diverse Media Consumers Yet

Two great charts show not only the increasing ethnic diversity of the generation behind the millennials, but the greater diversity of their media usage…

ABC's Nightline Profiles Jason Flom's Fight for Justice

ABC’s Nightline Profiles Jason Flom’s Fight for Justice

The CEO of Lava Records is a founding board member of The Innocence Project, a non-profit that uses DNA evidence to free the wrongfully convicted…

2017 Local Ad Revenue Forecast Revised Slightly Downward; Radio Slips in Rank

2017 Local Ad Revenue Forecast Revised Slightly Downward; Radio Slips in Rank

BIA/Kelsey’s mid-year local ad revenue forecast predicts continued growth in the years to come, but it will be driven by double digit growth in digital, social, and video…

Elwood's BluesMobile a.k.a. The House of Blues Radio Hour to End After 24 Years

Elwood’s BluesMobile a.k.a. The House of Blues Radio Hour to End After 24 Years

The internationally syndicated radio show hosted by Dan Aykroyd as Elwood Blues will stop production at the end of July. The move comes as the show’s producer battles rare illness…

Radio Still Top Medium in Terms of Reach

Radio Still Top Medium in Terms of Reach

Good news as we start the second half of the year: Nielsen data shows radio remains the top medium for reach — across all adult demos 18+…

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