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Nielsen study: Millennials consume lots of audio

Nielsen is running a report series focused on Millennials, the frequently coveted demographic aged 18-34. The latest edition examines how this group uses digital communication and entertainment. Other Nielsen research has pointed to a different breakdown in how Millennials use media, with much less time spent watching TV or listening to radio than older generations, and this new data set reinforces that trend. Continue Reading

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James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Radio should be where the speakers are – and behind Australia’s largest radio station

by James Cridland

James Cridland’s Future of Radio is a column by the Australia-based radio futurologist. THIS WEEK: James has updates from the wide world of audio, including news from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and Hong Kong. Continue Reading

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Streaming services act to remove music with hate speech

As the United States faces an emboldened white supremacist movement, many businesses have taken stronger stances to limit the spread of racist and fascist messages. After a direct call-out, streaming services have been spurred to take action and remove hate bands. Here’s a timeline of what transpired this week, and how similar situations could be prevented. Continue Reading