Author: Jay Mitchell

PwC forecasts media future.

PwC—known to its close friends as PriceWaterhouseCooper—released its 18th annual “Global Entertainment and Media Outlook” for 2017-2021, which, according to the research firm, is “an in-depth, five-year outlook for global consumer spending and advertising revenues directly related to entertainment and…

Two more for LRFA.

New to the Local Radio Freedom Act cosponsorship roster our representatives Jeff Duncan (R-is C) and Donald Norcross (D-NJ). That brings the total to 187 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.

Greg Allman, 69.

One of the founders of seminal Southern rock band the Allman Brothers died last week after a short illness. He and his brother, Duane, who died in a motorcycle accident at the height of the Allman Brothers’ popularity, played in…

A World without Culture

I don’t know about you, but I think noncommercial radio is a thorn in our side. In Southeast Iowa, we had a very popular local public radio station that siphoned significant dollars and, although I can’t prove it with ratings…

Five more LRFA fans.

The latest cosponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, the perennial non-binding resolution that opposes “any new performance, tax, loyalty, or other charge on local broadcast radio stations,” are representatives John Culberson (R-TX), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) Devon Nunes (R-CA),…