Emmis Corp. is proposing a three-year plan that will, if shareholders approve, see CEO Jeff Smulyan achieve his long-desired goal of taking the company private while setting it up for a post-radio future.
How’s this for an ironic twist? As many automakers rush to cut AM radio from their upcoming electric vehicles, new research shows that heavy listening to AM makes a car buyer more likely to buy EVs than someone who doesn’t.
To debunk that “tired myth that you need visual cues to impact consumer behavior,” Audacy is touting the results of two new studies that show how Audio “holds more attention than other media and drives key brand metrics.”
While it may not have been the results some broadcasters wanted, it could have been far worse as the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled to uphold the Copyright Royalty Board’s rate determinations for webcasters.
A New York-led coalition of 20 states and the District of Columbia are supporting the Biden administration's request to vacate an injunction that if allowed to take effect, would prevent federal government officials from urging social-media platforms to suppress misinformation.
Since its debut in 2006 as a joint venture between Warner Bros. and CBS, The CW primarily served as an outlet for its parents’ studios. That’s all changing now that Nexstar has purchased a majority stake in the broadcaster, putting its streaming strategies up in the air.
Presidential candidates are already spending money on advertising, with placements tracking well ahead of four years ago. Yet 2023 remains an off-election year and that means a lot more of the spending comes from issue-related ads than individual campaigns.