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23 October 2021 The government is considering introducing legislation to ensure that Amazon and other tech companies do not abuse their growing power over UK airwaves. Millions of Britons have bought voice-controlled devices in recent years, principally Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Assistant. Most are used for listening to audio, with many households using them as replacements for traditional standalone radio sets in kitchens and bedrooms. British radio broadcasters including the BBC and the main commercial radio groups now fear they have inadvertently handed control over their output to large technology companies who make smart speakers.
23 October 2021 LIVE gigs returned to 2NVR Nambucca Valley Radio last Friday as restrictions continue to ease and musos return to the stage. Kailey Pallas wowed the live studio audience and 105.9fm listeners with original songs and a range of classics from the likes of Adele, Dolly Parton and Amy Winehouse.
22 October 2021 Print Friendly, PDF & Email Chief, Media Development and Media and Information Literacy at UNESCO Mirta Lourenço explains how the international organization is working to support radio stations around the world to ensure they’re able to accomplish their crucial mission.
16 October 2021 The growth of social influencers is only set to continue. And now, with the ability to link social influencers’ activities directly to consumer spending habits, brands are beginning to rethink how they spend their marketing budget to reach specific audiences. At TikTok’s recent The Stage event, Steven Lindsay, Executive Director, Head of Digital Measurement Asia Pacific, and Nicholas Bruce, VP and Head of Consulting & Research for Asia, hosted a session to discuss how influencer marketing can help brands drive content distribution, reach, engagement, media value and unlock new revenue streams in the APAC region.
16 October 2021 I am often asked how I figured out that Classic Rock was an underplayed but passionately desirable music trend that was bubbling under in the early '80s. The fact is, there was no data that told me it could be a successful, sustainable format that would endure for more than 35 years. I felt it... These days, I'm feeling something else. I have no data to back up my notion – it's not even a theory. And I may rankle some feathers in the radio research community, a club I'm a member of. Simply put, I'm seeing and hearing change in the wind when it comes to how consumers are listening to the radio, along with the growing legions of other sources.
13 October 2021 The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) has a new exhibit: "A Century of Radio." The formal opening is Thursday, October 28, the same day as the museum's 2021 Radio Hall of Fame Induction, to be held at Wintrust's Grand Banking Hall in Chicago.