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Friday, February 21, 2014

Olympics Become Socialympics

Coverage of the Olympic Games has come a long way, to say the least.  From newspaper coverage at the start of the modern Olympics in 1896, to today’s coverage where you can practically ski down the mountain yourself with the athlete’s GoPro helmet cams. The first modern Olympics took place over 100 years ago in READ MORE »

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Tale of Two Olympics

In the last few posts of our series, we have taken a closer look at this year’s discrimination, and crisis of past year’s Olympics.  But what about financial controversies? We’ve heard it on the radio, seen it on the news, and read it on the internet…the outrageous $51 billion price tag of this year’s winter READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Join PRSA to Meet the Multimedia Journalists at NPR’s New Headquarters

On Wednesday, November 13, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., PRSA-NCC’s Professional Development Committee presents a unique opportunity to learn what it is really like to report the news in today’s multimedia environment.   Reporters have to get the story and the write the story, but also take pictures, shoot video, Tweet and update Facebook. And READ MORE »

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

What’s Making News Inside Radio Newsrooms

In an effort to get the scoop on what’s happening inside radio newsrooms during this recession, both operationally and editorially, we surveyed 100 news, news-talk and talk stations in the top-50 markets at the end of the summer.  We looked at staff size, commitment to news coverage, who and what drives news content, the latest READ MORE »

Monday, November 10, 2008

Where For Art Thou Radio? Podcasting’s Effect on Radio Listenership

We often get asked about radio’s resiliency and how it continues to be such a successful part of a campaign.  It is curious how the tried and true medium of radio continues to survive in the face of rapid technological advancement.  Television, cable technology, the Internet, and MP3 players have all been new technologies that READ MORE »

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Continuing Radio’s Reach

Arbitron recently released data that finds that 233 million people listen to radio each week, which represents an increase of more than a million listeners from a year ago.  Among its findings is the fact that 95 percent of adults ages 18 to 49 with a college degree and an annual household income of at READ MORE »

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act Tougher on Broadcast Companies

On June 15, President Bush signed the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2006, a bipartisan bill, sponsored by Congressman Fred Upton from Michigan. The Act doesn’t change the broadcast decency standards currently on the books. However, according to the Federal Communications Commission, it gives it the means to enforce the standards more effectively by levying READ MORE »

Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Emerging Technologies in Broadcasting

A recent survey we conducted of 100 news and talk stations in the top-75 markets finds that 25% of stations are currently producing podcasts, with an additional 3% saying the technology is coming soon to their station. Of those currently podcasting, 89% said that the primary function is to keep listeners listening, while an additional READ MORE »

Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Weather Channel Uses The Power of Radio to Set New Series in Motion

What if a Category Three Hurricane hit New York City? Could a history-making, catastrophic weather event happen in or near the same place years later? On January 15, 2006, these and other questions were explored in the premiere of a new series, IT COULD HAPPEN TOMORROW on The Weather Channel. The series showcases science-based predictions READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 22, 2003

News that Richard Nixon Personally Ordered Watergate Break-In Generates More Than 50 Million Gross Impressions on Radio Across the Country

The greatest political scandal of our time began when burglars were caught in the Watergate Democratic Party headquarters and ended with the collapse of a presidency. On Wednesday, July 30, a PBS documentary Watergate Plus 30: Shadow of History offered a radically new answer to the question: “What did the president know and when did READ MORE »

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