Credit: St. Louis Public Radio via RadioINK.com
As the regular readers know, this site is not purely and entirely shortwave radio-centric … we enjoy all radio.
I don’t think we’ve mentioned this web site before, but I recently ran across this article on RadioINK:
People are no longer dependent on radio.
Being a radio buff – or shall I say an ALL radio buff – I cannot fully comprehend that “people are no longer dependent on radio”. But I do acknowledge that technology has allowed us to manage our time better. And having a local podcast of news does appeal to many (yes, I suppose even to me at times).
It’s a very short article – three paragraphs – but I challenge the readers to comment: are you no longer dependent on radio? Okay – that’s a loaded question to this audience – just look at this post within the past 24-hours! But we’d also like to know: is there anything in your area, like this article describes of St. Louis Public Radio, where your local stations are turning to podcasts or other means to reach and/or expand their target audience?
Thanks in advance for your comments.
Guest Post by Troy Riedel