Public radio execs call for FM in smartphones, and they are right

In a collaborative open letter, Paul Haaga (acting President and CEO of NPR) and Jon McTaggart (CEO of American Public Media Group) call for all smartphones to contain activated FM chips, citing radio’s role in emergencies. We agree with the emergency angle, but also regard FM as a desirable mobile feature in all respects. Continue Reading

Hanson: “Things are moving faster than you think” in Internet radio, time to “pour it on”

Today RAIN is excited to bring you video coverage of Kurt Hanson’s State of the Industry Address from RAIN Summit Chicago 2011. In the video (embedded below), Hanson argues that we’re not only entering a fourth golden age of radio,… Continue Reading