Posts Tagged ‘ conventional radio ’

Podcast Audience Up 22% Since Last Year

Apr 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, iPods & Portable Media Players, Podcasting, Podcasting Statistics, The New Media Update

Edison Research has released their annual joint study, with Arbitron, of Americans’ radio consumption habits – and it shows that podcasting continues its steady, unrelenting growth.

According to the report, the audience for podcasts has grown by a healthy 22% since last year.

Podcasting Creates ‘New Revenue Streams’ For Radio Companies

Mar 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting

John Hirst, head of global content and podcasts with the UK’s Global Radio group, says that podcasting has the potential to “create new and lucrative revenue streams” for newspaper, radio and television businesses. Global Radio has over sixty stations throughout Great Britain, including syndicated brands Capital Radio, Classic FM and LBC, and purports to have […]

Carolla Declares Terrestrial Radio ‘Heading For The Sh*tter,’ Launches Daily Podcast

Feb 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Podcasting

Nationally syndicated radio show host Adam Carolla was recently, unceremoniously, fired when the station he broadcast from, Los Angeles’ KLSX 97.1 FM, changed its format to a pop music station. Declaring that terrestrial radio is “heading for the sh*tter,” Carolla has launched a free daily (Monday – Friday) podcast. “For now, it’ll be very stripped […]

Public Radio Guru: HD Radio is DOA & Podcasting Dug Its Grave

Jul 31st, 2006 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General

Public radio producer Stephen HIll, host of the popular electronic/space music show Hearts of Space, thinks that High Definition Radio, a standard for near CD-quality radio, is dead on arrival, and that podcasting and other Internet audio options dug its grave.”HD reminds me of DCC (Digital Compact Cassette),” notes Hill, “another attempt by a mature […]