Tag: al peterson

03/20

Talk Radio: Is it Safe to be Unpopular?

And the furor over Rushgate goes on... Piping in from the perspective of Talk Radio talent was Tampa Bay's Mark Larsen, who wrote this to NTS Media Online's Al Peterson: It’s the Internet — it has changed everything. It used to be only the immediate listening audience at the time of an ‘offense’ by a host responded to the incident — usually by calling the show or writing a snail-mail letter to the manager. If the immediate audience was amiable to the host, it was like a tree falling in the forest and no one cared. But with the Internet, incidents get Tweeted, YouTube’d, played and replayed … [Read more...]

10/18

The Future of News/Talk Radio

Last week I was honored to be part of a panel at Al Peterson's NTS MediaOnline Talk Show Boot Camp in Marina Del Rey. The topic was, as ever, the future.  In this case the future of News/Talk radio. Besides me, the panel also featured D: All Things Digital's Kara Swisher, Sound Mind LLC's Brian Glicklich, and Paragon Research's Mike Henry. Erica Farber was our fabulous and able moderator. This audio is the full session, including Q&A (I was holding the mic so that explains why the fidelity is biased in my direction). Important listening for all in the News/Talk … [Read more...]

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