Entercom has announced a new partnership with technology company SoundHound. The new deal will make Radio.com accessible via Houndify, SoundHound’s independent voice AI platform.
(By Deborah Parenti) Just when we thought 2020 couldn’t get worse, it did with the horrific crime committed against George Floyd on Memorial Day. In reflecting on that, it is a natural inclination to expand one’s thoughts to what has happened throughout the country since that day.
Two massively successful radio shows, with hosts that probably agree on very little politically, got together for a national discussion about race relations Sunday.
Another aspect to the George Floyd protests around the country are acts of violence against journalists. NAB CEO Gordon Smith says he's gravely concerned about what's happening to those that are attempting to cover the story. Here's Smith's full statement...
Grant Napear is sidelined from his Sacramento radio show on KHTK-AM for a comment he posted to Twitter after former player DeMarcus Cousins asked Napear what he thought of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
In a staff memo shared with Radio Ink Monday Entercom CEO David Field commented on the violence taking place around the country following the death of George Floyd and praised his team for the work they are doing covering the story.
In the aftermath of George Floyd's death while being detained by police in Minneapolis; Minnesota Public Radio is presenting a Call To Mind virtual town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 3. The Zoom event will focus on how the racial and cultural trauma affects people.
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Corey confirmed on Monday that he was unable to come to terms on a new contract with Beasley and will be leaving WKLB in Boston at the end of the month. Corey joined Beasley in May 2017 after serving as VP of Radio Programming at Bell Media in Toronto.