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The State of Digital Revenue

The State of Digital Revenue

There’s solid news on radio’s digital revenue front, but concerns abound not only about growth, but sustainability for some — in even the near term…

Podcast Listening Appears to Eat Directly From Radio

Podcast Listening Appears to Eat Directly From Radio

It’s not a great leap to assume that podcasting eats into time spent with radio. But research shows that it may be much more dramatic than you’d expect…

NON-COMMvention Adds Two Additional Hotel Options

NON-COMMvention Adds Two Additional Hotel Options

The Sheraton is all but sold out, and The Club Quarters is in the fold. Now, there are two additional hotels from which NON-COMMventioneers can choose…

NON-COMMvention Overflow Hotel Announced

NON-COMMvention Overflow Hotel Announced

Rooms at the Official Hotel are scarce, but a second hotel has been added to the NON-COMMvention 2017 roster. Get deets…

Paid Streaming Subscriptions Pass 100 Million

Paid Streaming Subscriptions Pass 100 Million

Research firm MIDiA reports that paid streaming subscriptions crossed the 100 million benchmark in December. See how it breaks down…

Linkage: Remember That Increase In Radio Listening? Well, Maybe Not

Linkage: Remember That Increase In Radio Listening? Well, Maybe Not

When Nielsen released its recent Total Audience Report, there was some good news for radio. Now, Mark Ramsey, along with Public Radio Researchers, say “not so much”…

Friendly Reminder - Triple A Conference Early Bird Rate Deadline is Saturday

Friendly Reminder – Triple A Conference Early Bird Rate Deadline is Saturday

Business may be quiet this week, but an important deadline approaches — you can save a chunk of change by registering for the Boulder conference by Saturday…

Linkage - Top Paid Artists of 2016 -- And How They Got There; Video to Soar

Linkage – Top Paid Artists of 2016 — And How They Got There; Video to Soar

Labels poured $4.5 billion into breaking artists this year, and it really makes the case for 360 deals. Plus, forecasts suggest we’ll soon spend half our waking lives watching video…

Radio Garden - Easily The Coolest Thing You'll Do Today

Radio Garden – Easily The Coolest Thing You’ll Do Today

Radio nerds are gonna love Radio Garden — a just-released interactive map of the world that lets you listen to thousands of radio stations in real time…

Pie Chart: Radio's Share of Advertising to be Flat Through 2019

Pie Chart: Radio’s Share of Advertising to be Flat Through 2019

Predictors are predicting that as more dollars head toward mobile advertising, radio’s share of the ad pie in the U.S. will remain flat — which is good news and bad news…

Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Features More Collectible Vinyl

Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Features More Collectible Vinyl

The Rolling Stones, Gary Clark, Jr., Jerry Garcia, Porno for Pyros, and scores more have collectible vinyl hitting neighborhood stores on Black Friday…

17th Annual NON-COMMvention Announced

17th Annual NON-COMMvention Announced

The dates for the 2017 NON-COMMvention have been written in ink. And the official hotel is already taking reservations. Get deets…

The 8th Public Radio Tech Survey Shows Increasing Support for Choice; On-Demand

The 8th Public Radio Tech Survey Shows Increasing Support for Choice; On-Demand

The Public Radio Program Directors Association and Jacobs Media have released their annual tech survey of public radio listeners, and those listeners are increasingly taking advantage of new platforms that offer them options…

Radio Still Tops In Terms of Music Discovery; Blogs - Not So Much

Radio Still Tops In Terms of Music Discovery; Blogs – Not So Much

Nielsen’s Music 360 2016 report shows that Radio is still the number one way people discover new music – more than twice the number citing online sources. In terms of dollars spent on music, live concerts lead the way…

Gig Alert - WDET Seeks Associate Director, Programming and Production

Gig Alert – WDET Seeks Associate Director, Programming and Production

WDET/Detroit, an NPR/Talk-Music hybrid has gone unicorn hunting. They’re looking for a seasoned individual who has vision, is a production master, and can lead an up-and-coming team to greater heights…

Nielsen Reports Radio Usage Holding Steady; Web Via Phones Skyrockets

Nielsen Reports Radio Usage Holding Steady; Web Via Phones Skyrockets

There’s good news from Nielsen in terms of radio usage, but at the same time, more evidence that radio needs to be part of the mobile phone environment…

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