The Next 100 Years

There’s a saying that “what’s old is new again.” I was reminded of that when I received an e-mail from Hammacher Schlemmer recently. The subject line read: “The Best Pocket Radio.” When was the last time you saw a retailer promoting a radio? Has the world gone mad?

Study: Spoken Word Listening Up 20%

Edison Research and NPR presented the new spoken word data Tuesday which showed, since 2014, share of time spent listening to spoken word audio has increased 20%, while time spent with music decreased 5%.

A Case For A Rule Elimination

(By Robert Lee) What do these prominent newspapers – Los Angeles Herald Examiner, Rocky Mountain News, The Cincinnati Post, The Pittsburgh Press, Houston Post and many others – have in common? They no longer exist, in any form.
Greg Walden

Walden Will Not Seek Re-election

Greg Walden has been a huge friend to radio in Washington, DC. The former radio station owner announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election to his Oregon House seat once his current term expires at the end of this year.

What Super Podcast Listeners Think About Radio Ads?

Not surprisingly, they think there are too many, and that’s a bonus for podcasters. For now anyway, podcasts have a lot lighter ad load than radio, however, it's starting to creep up. 

How Did Radio Perform In Q3?

All week long Radio Ink will be checking in with independent operators to get an early look at radio's revenue performance in the third quarter. Today, Seven Mountains COO Jim Loftus.

What’s Going On With Local Ad Revenue?

In our final installment in our series on local ad revenue we talk with Ron Cohen from CRC Broadcasting in Arizona. The company owns three stations in Arizona and California.

Beasley Same-Station Revenue Increases 2.7%

Boston, New Jersey, and Philadelphia were Beasley's top-performing clusters in the second quarter. National revenue increased nearly 10% and digital revenue is now 7.4% of Beasley's total revenue. A year earlier digital made up 6.5% of total revenue.

Guthrie To Stay With Apollo. What About Bill?

Kim Guthrie will become CEO of the Cox Media Group for the private equity fund that purchased the Cox Radio stations back in June. The new company Guthrie will be leading will include TV, Radio, CoxReps and GAMUT.

Radio Could Generate More Revenue — If It Wasn’t Such A Clique

Those are the words of Mitch Russo, founder of, and former CEO of the Tony Robbins & Chet Holmes Business Breakthrough. On Tuesday, we highlighted Russo's column in Forbes where he described how radio helped build his business with Tony Robbins. Today, we have an audio interview with Russo.

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