A study by THE MEDIA AUDIT says that radio is the leading medium for time spent with media by prospective vehicle purchasers, with buyers spending over 20% of their time with radio and 18% … more
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GREATER MEDIA Active Rock WRIF/DETROIT morning duo DREW & MIKE said goodbye after 22 years last FRIDAY (NET NEWS 5/17).
Earlier this month (NET NEWS 5/10), ALL ACCESS reported SONY MUSIC was holding up APPLE’s iRADIO service over licensing fees. SONY MUSIC was reportedly holding out for more lucrative … more
Engineers, attorneys and advocacy groups barnstormed the FCC last week with a series of meetings laying out the problems facing AM broadcasters and potential fixes regulators could adopt. Commissioner Ajit Pai has said he’d like the FCC to address problems facing AM stations and the meetings signal that inside the agency, he’s not alone in his thinking. MORE
Digital continued to be the radio industry’s fastest-growing segment, with revenues climbing 9% compared to the first three months of 2012. Online revenue totaled $179 million, setting a new record as the industry’s best-ever first quarter for digital sales. But total spot revenue falls in choppy first quarter.
During the week beginning 4/29/13, Judge Judy beat back both The Big Bang Theory and Wheel of Fortune to win the household ratings derby a comfortable margin. Bang and Wheel were still one-two respectively in terms of total viewers.
Stocks on Friday advanced to a fourth weekly gain, with both the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 rising to all-time records, after data cast a positive spin on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 121.18 points to 15,354.40. The RBR Radio Index was up 14.522, or 2.4%, to 631.932