Survey says: Smartphones rule.

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According to the just-released “Q4 2015 Comparable Metrics Report” from Nielsen, smart phones are now the most used platform across all adult demographic groups. Adults 18+ are glued to their tiny screens an average of 5.8 times per week; television…

Elton Spitzer, 84.

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The owner of a little radio station that could — WLIR in Hempstead, NY (Long Island) — a station that gave many industry luminaries their start – has died of complications related to Parkinson’s. When I was managing another station on…

NAB attendance tops 103,000.

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The National Association of Broadcasters announced preliminary registered attendance of 103,012 for the 2016 NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. The exhibition featured 1,874 companies…

Smith opens strong.

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In his keynote address at the opening ceremony for NAB 2016, Gordon Smith noted, “Each NAB Show presents broadcasters with choices that could impact their futures, and gives us the chance to seek new directions and make changes where warranted…

Wheeler weighs in.

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FCC chairman Tom Wheeler did a Q&A session at NAB 2016, during which he commented that radio is “portable and free.” He noted, “Technology changes, and the question is whether the people in it change with it.” As far as…