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MEDIA UPDATE

The Illinois News Network (INN) is acquiring the Illinois Radio Network, which has reporters in Springfield and Chicago and provides news reports to stations throughout the state. INN also provides state news coverage to our RFD Radio affiliates.

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MEDIA TRENDS

Bridge Ratings has released its latest version of its “Favoriteness” index of media usage.  While radio remains popular, competition from other digital media is having a major impact. Since 1998, the percentage of younger listeners saying radio is their most favorite media dropped from 84% to a projected 35% by 2019.

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MEDIA TRENDS

Although legacy media such as TV and radio aren’t going anywhere, content will become far more important than the medium on which it’s delivered over the next five years, experts say. “We think by 2020 it will be about screens and storytelling, not about radio and television and digital,” says Ezra Kucharz, president of CBS… read more

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MEDIA TRENDS

Over half (53%) of U.S. adults (12+) listened to online radio in the past month. Sources include terrestrial station webcasts, online radio like Pandora, and other services like Spotify, a consumer survey milestone announced by Edison Research.

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A new survey of country #radio listeners finds most don’t wake up to the radio. Edison Research reports that 45% wake up each day to the alarm on a mobile device, while 33% use a traditional alarm, and 16% use an alarm set to wake them up with radio.

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LISTENING SHIFT

American teens now spend more time with streaming audio services such as Pandora and Spotify than they do with AM/FM radio (including both over-the-air and the online streams of AM/FM stations), according to the fall 2014 “Share of Ear” report, new research from Edison Research.

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MEDIA TRENDS

What will happen to local media in 2015? It’s not going to be the newspaper apocalypse all over again, but the inflection point has arrived in 2014, setting the stage for local broadcasters to understand the anguish of losing audience and advertisers.

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MEDIA TRENDS

Borrell Associates predicts that between now and 2024, the abundance of car-dashboard options will diminish AM/FM radio listening and half the terrestrial stations now available will disappear and only those with strongest and most valuable audiences remain. Looking ahead, Borrell says papers will lose their circulars and legal advertisements, leaving all but a dozen major… read more

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MEDIA TRENDS

 Clear Channel on Tuesday refashioned itself as iHeartMedia, accentuating how the lines between online and AM/FM radio are blurring at the country’s biggest company on the broadcast dial. Check out the FarmWeekNow.com app to listen to the latest RFD Radio Network programs.  

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TECH TRENDS

 A report by Price Waterhouse Coopers says the outlook for traditional media markets is similar to previous forecasts in that TV and out-of-home advertising have the healthiest future, while radio continues to grow at a modest pace and the outlook for newspapers is dim.  

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