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Entercom’s “fundamental transformation,” podcasting, film, and company definition

In Entercom’s Q2 earnings call on August 7, CEO David Field held forth with a considerable portion of his opening remarks focused on digital audio and cross-category business in the U.S.’s second-largest commercial radio group. In fact, “radio” is subsumed in Field’s broad definition of Entercom: “Entercom is now a scaled media and entertainment company.” Continue Reading

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Stock chart update: SPOT, SIRI, IHRT, ETM

Here is the latest in our perio;dic update of major audio stock performance. In the chart below, we see the violent fluctuations in stock value for Spotify (SPOT), SiriusXM (SIRI), iHeartMedia (IHRT), and Entercom (ETM). These four companies embody numerous audio creation, distribution, and technology entities, including: Gimlet Media, Parcast, Anchor, Pandora, AdsWizz, Simplecast, iHeartPodcast Network, Stuff Media, Cadence13, RADIO.com, and Pineapple Street Studios. Continue Reading

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Entercom rolls out new feature for on-demand controls in RADIO.COM platform

Entercom continues to expand its RADIO.COM platform. The newest feature is RADIO.COM Rewind, which introduces on-demand controls to the broadcast radio content on the service. This tool automatically records the past 24 hours of broadcasts from enabled stations, which means users can pause or rewind to find their favorite shows, or revisit a program a second time. Continue Reading