Tag: intimacy

04/03

Radio, the “Intimate” Medium

Recently, Howard Stern interviewed MSNBC host and one-time Air America anchor Rachel Maddow, and the conversation eventually drifted to radio and what makes it different from TV. Compared to TV, “radio is an intimate medium,” Rachel said. And of course, she’s right. While we lump radio with television when we think of “broadcasting,” TV is certainly more one-to-many while radio is really much more one-to-one…. Among many. That’s not just a voice in your ear, after all. It’s a voice you have a relationship with. With TV you’re always aware of the glass rectangle separating you … [Read more...]

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