Dive into the archives.
- Radio people, talking about sincerity.
What a concept.
My friend Jaye Albright, one of the leading country radio consultants, asks in her blog today, could there be a trend afoot, away from sarcasm, toward sincerity? Ever the radio implementer, Jaye asks, in a Facebook post, “Does uplifting material create more buzz than sarcasm?” You can read her post here. I was moved to […]
- Pandora.com — the new music radio.
Sorry about that fan-boy futurist headline. Radio people have had enough of such obituarial provocations, I’m sure. But…if you’re part of radio’s research-ratings-driven music complex, just read this New York Times report on Pandora, which started out, not as an advertising play, but a music-discovery machine. Not so suddenly, Pandora has become a $50 million-a-year […]
- I’m back again.
I just got mad all over again about what’s happened to radio. So I’m gonna post again here, occasionally. American commercial broadcast radio is still producing cash flow, while it struggles to refinance its ridiculously bankrupt, failed stock-play business model. Meanwhile its still-profitable-but-hopelessly irrelevant operating model loses skin cells by the trillions every broadcast minute. […]