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Topic: Radio

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Clear Channel CEO : We've Navigated Content Chaos Before

Bob Pittman on digital evolution of media and behavior

Now that everyone is creating content, how do marketers navigate that chaotic landscape? Clear Channel chief Bob Pittman argues we’ve all been down this road before. “Chatrooms at AOL became Facebook.…

Radio Disney Snags Bratz Toymaker, Geico for 'N.B.T.'

Music show incorporates multiplatform elements with Disney Channel

Over chicken and potatoes at New York's Edison Ballroom on Thursday afternoon, media folks heard a presentation by an entertainment giant in a field that doesn't have much room left…

Foursquare Helps Magazine and Radio Station Sell Ads

Baltimore media brands package check-ins with print and radio spots

Lifestyle magazine Urbanite and public radio station WTMD, each local entities in Baltimore, say Foursquare helps sell traditional advertising. The media brands have teamed up to create a contest-based geosocial…

Data Points: Tweens and Their Screens

After TV, computers are the most popular way for preteens to watch their favorite shows

Preteens are at the forefront of technology. They're not only using gaming systems, CD players and TVs, they're likely to have their very own, a new study by Mindshare shows.…

From Boy to Man, and Brand

Watch out, Ryan Seacrest (and Howard Stern). Zach Sang is coming for you

Zach who? If you’re not an obsessive consumer of teen celebrity news gossip, or a regular viewer of Nickelodeon, you’re probably not familiar with Sang, an enterprising 19-year-old Internet radio…

Brazilian Agency Wins Radio Grand Prix for FM Broadcasts That Repel Mosquitos

Ingenious campaign for 'Go Outside' magazine

CANNES, France—Ad agency Talent in São Paolo, Brazil, won the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest here tonight for something more deliciously devious than a straightforward radio ad campaign. On…

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