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Joe Rogan’s $100M Spotify Deal Has Upped the Ante in the Podcast Space 

New Jersey born funnyman Joe Rogan is about to become the world’s highest paid broadcaster as he prepares to take his controversial podcast all the way to Spotify this coming September. It was earlier this year in May that the Wall Street Journal reported that the comedian and MMA commentator sold his 11-year-old “The Joe […]

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Hollywood Celebs Stay Connected During Pandemic By Podcasting

In recent years podcasts have become widely recognized as not only a cultural innovation but as an essential media platform. Countless celebrities, comedians, musicians, and pro athletes have started their own podcasts and have seen tremendous success. Whether it may be the free publicity, brand awareness, or the ease of connecting with fans and new […]

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Millennials Are Listening to Radio More Than Any Other Generation

Whether people are listening to music or broadcasts, the audio market today is substantial and the generation that is maintaining the status quo in listening are the millennials. With over 80 million people now identifying as a millennial, it comes as no surprise that the demographic has become the biggest audio generation in the United […]

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Broadcast Amateurs Connect With Others More Than Ever

COVID-19 has increased the loneliness signal in 2020 as millions of people are remaining inside their homes to ward off the virus. Fortunately, the flick of a dial is helping many of these people cope during isolation. More than ever, radio is now allowing people to help their mental health as it offers a way […]

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Mental Health During the Pandemic

How Listening to Music on the Radio Can Reduce Anxiety and Keep Us Calm The coronavirus pandemic is not just causing physical ailments but mental ones as well. A May poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that almost 50 percent of Americans said the coronavirus was having a negative effect on their mental […]

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How the Pandemic Has Affected Radio

Since the current health crisis has affected radio broadcasting, quick changes were made or the stations would fail. Even after the pandemic ends, many believe that radio could be permanently altered. Response to the Virus In the beginning, it was unclear how stations would handle the stay at home orders and it would affect broadcasting. […]

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What’s The Story?

“Still alive and kickin’” was our conclusion about the state of radio last week after considering its nearly 100-year journey from the so-called Golden Age. Fred Jacobs of Jacobs Media, a Hall of Famer who’s significantly responsible for the modern industry’s success, adds, “It’s about how broadcast radio now competes against everybody.” Staying at the […]

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Radio is Still Alive and Kickin’

The “Golden Age” of radio—the time period when American broadcast radio peaked in popularity—came in the 1930s and 1940s. At a time when our nation was plagued by depression and war, the radio rose as a crucial information outlet and source of amusement in a time of darkness. Whether they were tuning into Franklin Roosevelt’s […]

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