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Topic: Radio

Michael Smerconish Says Talk Radio Is Like Pro-Wrestling: Fake Pols follow the microphones

Specs Who Michael Smerconish Age 51 New gig Host, Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel Old gig Midday host, WPHT-AM, Philadelphia. Continues as fill-in host on MSNBC’s Hardball, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, author. Why leave…

May 5, 2013, 11:08 PM EDT

Paul Caine Bolts Time Inc. Chief revenue officer leaves in advance of company spin-off

Has the brain drain from Time Inc. begun? Paul Caine, Time Inc.’s chief revenue officer, is leaving Time Inc. to become CEO of audio content syndicator Dial Global as the…

March 19, 2013, 10:41 AM EDT

ESPN Is Now Targeting You Via Online Radio New technology looks to fill 'huge hole' in the radio industry

As part of a companywide effort to up its digital ad game, ESPN is looking to innovate in an area often shunned by tech advancements: radio.  For the sports giant, the…

February 19, 2013, 2:05 PM EST

Information Diet: Rev. Al Sharpton The MSNBC talk show loves Twitter but not conservative content

Age 58 Accomplishments Host of MSNBC's PoliticsNation (nightly at 6 p.m.) and afternoon radio talk show Keepin' It Real; civil rights activist and founder of the National Action Network; Baptist minister;…

February 7, 2013, 12:05 AM EST

How Advertisers Can Stoke Super Bowl Buzz Year Round Look to radio for reach, receptivity and community

Football fans around the country geared up for weeks before last Sunday's Super Bowl between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers and their opposing coaches—brothers Jim and John…

February 5, 2013, 12:06 PM EST

Genachowski Hits the Pause Button Effort to loosen media ownership rules on hold

More than two months after Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski circulated an order proposing to lift the ban on owning a newspaper and radio station in a market, the…

February 5, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

First Mover: Tiki Barber The former Giants great on the Super Bowl, Manti Te'o and clowning around on talk radio

Specs Age 37 New gig Host, CBS Sports Radio Old gig Analyst, NBC’s Football Night in America After doing television for years, how do you find talk radio different?  It’s not just a sound bite.…

January 28, 2013, 12:02 AM EST

Pump Up the Volume Clear Channel's iHeartRadio makes its play for the big stage

Clear Channel’s streaming service iHeartRadio is turning up the volume in an aggressive bid to take on red-hot Spotify and Pandora. Over the past six months, Clear Channel’s digital service has…

November 27, 2012, 4:09 AM EST

Data Points: News Diet More Americans are staying informed with digital media than with newspapers and radio

It's no surprise that newspapers and radio have lost audience share as online and digital news consumption increases. But television is also vulnerable, as a new Pew Research Center report…

October 11, 2012, 9:33 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Ragú BFG 9000 sings about the trials of childhood in these amusing radio jingles

Want to make your powerless, put-upon, can't-win children happier? Feed them Ragú. So winks the brilliantly manipulative premise behind the Unilever pasta-sauce brand's ongoing "A long day of childhood" campaign from…

October 9, 2012, 1:33 PM EDT

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