RAIN Summit: How Can Radio Get A Slice Of Smart Speaker Pie.

Smart speakers are the buzziest new technology in audio. At Tuesday’s RAIN Summit in Austin, a panel of broadcasters and tech experts tackled the hot topic of how radio can occupy a prominent seat at the smart speaker table. Step one, the panel agreed, is developing the necessary “skills” that put radio brands on Amazon’s […]
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Lianie May vier ’n dekade met haar nuwe solo-album

Dit het alles begin ná ’n optrede van die groep Eden in Oranjeville. Lianie May het ’n oudisie afgelê in ’n kleedkamer. Johan Vorster en Sean Else het haar toe genader om by Mozi-rekords aan te sluit, waarna sy haar debuut-album in 2007 uitgereik het. Nou is dié Jy soen my nie meer nie sangeres […]
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#WomensMonth: Jacaranda FM hosts advocate Thuli Madonsela

Martin Bester and Tumi Morake hosted advocate Thuli Madonsela at Jacaranda FM on their breakfast show this morning. Madonsela, who served as public protector of South Africa from 2009 to 2016, was interviewed on her thoughts around the ANC, the investigation into Nkandla, the #GuptaLeaks scandal and the upcoming Standard Bank Business Breakfast where she’ll […]
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Bridge Study: Big Growth In Podcast Listening, Ad Retention.

In a recent pair of studies, Bridge Ratings identified and placed podcast listeners into four user categories—Heavy, Occasional, Light and Very Light (Grazers). The resulting “Podcast Report” combines the two studies, held Aug. 2016 and June 1-14, 2017, to compare the distribution of the four groups across the two studies and provide feedback on how […]
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Conclave Report: Entercom-CBS Deal Seen As Good For Radio.

With Entercom’s CBS Radio merger inching toward the closing table, the epic deal naturally became a hot topic at the Conclave in Minneapolis. While group execs from competing companies generally agreed a new major player would be good for the industry as a whole, they also discussed how it might impact smaller companies, especially as […]
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IHeart Names New Note Exchange Deadline: July 7.

Continuing to negotiate with its creditors, iHeartMedia has extended the deadline—for a seventh time—for holders of some of its notes due in 2021 to consider its exchange offer. The deadline for the offer, which would have expired June 23, is now July 7. iHeart also pushed back to July 7 the deadline for holders of […]
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Liberty Radio Awards finalist nominees announced for 2017

The Liberty Radio Awards have announced this year’s finalists. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on 22 April. The adjudication process saw a panel of 65 judges review and evaluate more than 1,600 hours of audio entries received from over 110 radio stations. […]
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Liberty Radio Awards nominees announced for 2017

The Liberty Radio Awards has announced this year’s finalists. The winners of each category will be announced at the Awards Gala Banquet at the Sandton Convention Centre on 22 April. The adjudication process saw a panel of 65 judges review and evaluate more than 1,600 hours of audio entries received from over 110 radio stations. […]
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