Rand Paul: big fan.

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky called into a radio show on WPKY-AM in Princeton, KY recently to express his support for the AM For Every Vehicle Act, which would require all new cars to come with AM radio reception. Paul…

One dash, four new supporters.

The AM for Every Vehicle Act has gained four new cosponsors in the House, bringing the total to 176. Congress has a limited window of opportunity to pass the bill before the end of the session, as they are in…

Are you a five-percenter?

The FCC Enforcement Bureau sent out a second round of EEO audits in 2023, with nearly 5% of all broadcast entities being audited annually. The first round was notified in April, with responses due in June, while the second round…

Modest uptick.

The radio ad market showed signs of health in the last week of October, with a small gain in spot play from the top national advertisers. This is a good sign for the industry, especially considering that two major spenders,…

Audio drives buyers.

A recent study by Integral Ad Science found that audio ads are effective in engaging audiences and driving purchase intent. Key findings include: • 81% of internet users in the US have tuned into digital audio in 2023. • 63%…

NAB chief lauds new radio speaker.

Mike Johnson, the newly elected Speaker of the House, is a strong supporter of radio. He has co-sponsored legislation that would mandate AM bands in all new cars and protect broadcasters from on-air performance taxes. NAB President and CEO Curtis…