Listeners Want Longer Podcasts.

New research suggests that longer may in fact be better when it comes to the ideal podcast length. Data presented Wednesday at the NAB Show in Las Vegas by podcast hosting service Libsyn showed 84% of podcasts with more than 100,000 downloads were more than 51 minutes long while just 9.9% were less than 30 […]
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Glen Lewis leaves Metro FM to join Touch HD

Cape Town – Radio DJ Glen Lewis has reportedly resigned from Metro FM. The veteran radio DJ, who hosts the First Avenue Breakfast Show alongside Unathi Msengana and Melanie Bala, has reportedly resigned from Metro FM to join digital online station, Touch HD. Touch HD spokesperson, Lulu Ndevu, confirmed to The Juice that Glen Lewis […]
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Brendon Naidoo: DJ Zinhle’s Man Released On Bail With Conditions

DJ Zinhle’s boyfriend and businessman Brendon Naidoo was released on R60,000 bail after appearing in the Alexandra Magistrates court on Tuesday. The hunky businessman appeared before the court on fraud charges, which he allegedly committed through his forex trading business. A lot of pensioners allegedly lost their hard earned money while investing in the business […]
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Tony Sanderson – Putting the magic back into SA Radio Broadcasting

Tony Sanderson is the “doesn’t look or sound like he’s in his 70s” radio personality behind the success of Magic 828AM, which had roughly 80,000 listeners at their last own-audited report from end-November 2016. He elaborates on how they’re getting the broadcast model right and what’s wrong with radio. Sanderson is the man behind the […]
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Mike Golic Inks New ESPN Deal.

As the final days of the syndicated ESPN Radio “Mike & Mike” morning show approach, Mike Golic has reportedly signed a new deal with the network. This comes as cohost Mike Greenberg inked a separate deal worth a reported $6.5 million to host a TV show for ESPN. Golic, a former Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle […]
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Revival coming for minority-ownership tax program.

For the first time in a decade, a bill has been introduced in Congress that would revive the tax certificate program, which would give tax breaks to companies that sell a radio or television station to a minority- or women-owned business. The proposed Expanding Broadcast Ownership Act would also authorize a pilot incubator program at […]
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Another 16 Lawmakers opposing Radio Royalty.

Broadcasters continue to build support in Congress to block any proposed performance royalty on AM/FM radio. Another 14 House members and two Senators have joined the opposition, adding signatures to The Local Radio Freedom Act. The NAB-sponsored resolution now has 156 cosponsors in the House—it needs 218 to block a bill—and 17 in the Senate. […]
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