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By Cheri Roberts, Cheri Speak and Challenging the Rhetoric

The re-start of Challenging the Rhetoric is set for next Wednesday night. The format will remain the same although I will not have a co-host. 481 more words

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Forbes "reports" radio isn't as bad as everyone has been saying.

While we all agree with terrestrial radio’s logistics of easy access and it’s *still* dominant ubiquity, the need for more accurate reporting of consumer engagement has been judiciously uncovered (hat tip to Jacob’s Seth Resler for reporting this light bulb moment) as the real villainous challenge that OTA #radio is facing now. 144 more words

Burundi's journalists are using SoundCloud to get around a government shutdown of independent radio

Half-past noon in Burundi once looked the same each day. From the paved streets of the capital city Bujumbura to the countryside’s dusty roads, everyone stopped what they were doing, pulled out their phone, and tuned into the Radio Publique Africaine’s news program. 543 more words

The Serial effect: America's biggest radio company is getting into podcasts

iHeartMedia is the biggest terrestrial radio broadcaster in the US: Its 858 stations around the country attract some 245 million listeners each month. The company also has a big events business, and a  345 more words

Norway announced it will be the first country to shut off FM radio

Norway’s ministry of culture declared last week that FM radio will soon be no more in the country. Starting in 2017 ( https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/radio-digitisation-in-2017/id2406145/ ) , all existing FM stations, which transmit an analog signal, will be shut off for good, to be replaced by digital radio.  423 more words

Norway announced it will be the first country to shut off FM radio

Norway’s ministry of culture declared last week that FM radio will soon be no more in the country. Starting in 2017, all existing FM stations, which transmit an analog signal, will be shut off for good, to be replaced by digital radio.  391 more words

An Early Morning Spin On 49M With The Sproutie

This morning, my 2 eldest kitties did a real number on me. The senior was the first. At about 5am, she sat on her food shelf (one of 3 shelves mounted on the wall next to my bed, specifically for the cats to hang out on), next to her empty food bowl and began meowing loudly, while fixing me with an innocent gaze. 753 more words

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