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Friday, September 21, 2012

Stations Reveal Long Form Programming Preferences

We conducted a survey of radio stations in September of 2012, and it confirmed that stations are still committed to more in-depth explorations of topics important to their local communities.  One hundred percent of the 25 stations surveyed provide a public affairs or longer form community talk shows in their programming.  But those shows operate READ MORE »

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Number of New Stations Growing Amid Improving Economy

Admittedly, we are pretty serious research geeks here at News Generation.  We love to pour through station facts and stats and see what interesting tidbits we can uncover.  Twice a year, with the help of fresh Arbitron data, we happily update all key stats and facts and share them on our website in our Broadcast READ MORE »

Monday, November 29, 2010

Sources of Information in the Digital Age: Where is Radio?

According to a new study by the Annenberg School for Communication, the number of Americans who say that newspapers are an important source of information continues to wane.  The survey finds that only 56 percent of Internet users surveyed agreed that “newspapers were an important or very important source of information,” while 68 percent said that television was.  READ MORE »

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Satellite Radio Has 35 Million Listeners and is Going Strong

In 2008, Arbitron released figures for satellite radio listenership showing just more than 17 million listeners per week are tuning in. Many of those following satellite radio complained that the survey was inaccurate and biased since it was based on traditional means of measuring audiences for terrestrial radio.  While the last listenership study was part of a READ MORE »