Did Radio kill the podcasting stars ?

Radio killed the podcasting stars. Well, that’s what Richard Macmanus thinks and explains in a very interesting article on ReadWriteWeb. Podcasters are to radio what bloggers are to newspapers: independent voices taking attention away from mainstream media. At least that ...

FORD installs iHeartRadio in vehicles

Ford announced on Wednesday that it is bringing iHeartRadio to its vehicle lineup, allowing drivers to access the popular radio service via voice commands. Ford will be the first auto company to offer cars access to iHeartRadio, featuring more than ...

Radio Disney starts a format for kids 2-7

Radio Disney Junior, a music block designed for kids age 2-7, will debut Monday in USA (12:00 noon-1:00 p.m., ET) on Radio Disney, coinciding with the launch of Disney Junior on Disney Channel and Disney.com. Its new Radio Disney Junior ...
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Good times for Independent Radio

Excellent news for independent radio stations come from both sides of the Atlantic. In USA, Pdt Obama has signed the "Local Radio Community Act", while in France, "Les Indés Radios" are reaching unexpected heights in revenue and in ratings.
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BBC and the Art of Podcasting

The BBC, whether in radio or in television, is always one decade ahead. This time, it seems they found the perfect way to get people interested in their podcasts. An obvious solution to a 10-year old problem.

Bye bye, DAB.

Bauer Radio has pulled the plugs on its ‘Magic’ brand from the DAB platform in Aberdeen, Ayr, Birmingham, Bradford & Huddersfield, Cambridge, Dundee & Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Kent, Northern Ireland, Norwich, Peterborough, Stoke, Sussex Coast, Swansea. Do I really need ...

Norway sets date for FM switch off

Following the publication of a report from the Ministry of Culture yesterday, Norway will enact legislation to enable the migration of radio from FM to DAB across the country by 2017, when analogue FM broadcasting will cease. Norway was one ...

British radio RAJAR ratings were released Feb. 2

London’s leading commercial station is again its Mainstream AC outlet, Magic 105.4. Magic has had that honor for three books now; it was off 6.7-6.3 for fall ’10 but still leading Hot AC Heart FM, which went 5.3-4.6. Both lead ...