James Cridland’s Future of Radio: Digital radio brings tight targeting opportunities

James Cridland, the radio futurologist, is a conference speaker, writer and consultant. He runs the media information website media.info and helps organise the yearly Next Radio conference. He also publishes podnews.net, a daily briefing on podcasting and on-demand, and writes a weekly international radio trends newsletter, at james.crid.land.

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  • RAJAR’s new Midas survey (Spring 2018). Some interesting data on who you listen to radio and podcasts with – radio is less solitary for younger audiences; podcasts are almost never listened-to with anyone else.
  • The BBC is monetising their non-UK podcast downloads. Big news. Congratulations to Acast. Interesting fact nugget: the BBC was actively investigating this when I was there in 2007!



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