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Obama To Appear On Indian Prime Minister's Radio Show

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2015 | Media

NEW DELHI, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The leaders of the world's largest democracies will next week take to India's radio airwaves, the main source of news ...

Visa Denied, Alaska Radio Reporter Ordered to Leave the Country

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

The day before Christmas Eve, the news director of the KSRM Radio Group on the Kenai Peninsula received a letter in the mail stating she needed to leave the country. Three days later, the station's news was delivered with an Australian accent for what could have been the last time.

2015 in Music: Bright Young Stars Revitalizing Traditional Form of Mexican Music

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Del Records recording artists Regulo Caro and Luis Coronel are putting regional Mexican music on the U.S. map.

Resolving to Listen to Ourselves in 2015

Josh Sabarra | Posted 12.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

I will no longer be so easily influenced by the "experts" who flood the media with the answers to everything. I will cut through the noise and rely more on my own thoughts than the ocean of other opinions that surround me.

Radio Station Raided By Azerbaijan Police

AP | Posted 12.26.2014 | Media

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A U.S. federal agency on Friday strongly condemned the raid and closure of the offices of a U.S.-funded radio station in Aze...

"Christmas Letter 2014"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

Serial: Why Is It So Popular?

Khanh Ho | Posted 01.26.2015 | Media
Khanh Ho

That's how Serial is supposed to get you: The feeling of true waiting -- something that is lost in our digital culture where all things are instantaneously present simultaneously -- is a novel sensation. Pardon the pun.

Podcasts Are Basically The New TV, So Get Ready To Binge Listen

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.21.2014 | Entertainment

Remember podcasts? Made popular with a lot of help from the first iPod, they allowed us all the novelty of listening to a radio show without fear of g...

Advocacy Talk

Ralph Nader | Posted 01.10.2015 | Media
Ralph Nader

America has a media problem. There are very few serious, compelling programs in the mainstream media that aim to educate and enlighten audiences about issues that deeply affect millions of Americans.

A Decade of Dissecting the Media

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.31.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

It's quite arresting to see, looking back at THE MEDIA BEAT's earliest days, that Iraq was then still a relatively new war.

Mike Francesa Rips Jets GM To Shreds In Long Rant

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports

The New York Jets fell to 1-7 after another inept performance on Sunday, and WFAN's Mike Francesa is not happy about it. Francesa took exception to Je...

Global Digital Media Factbook 2014-15 Helps Firms Strategize

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 12.27.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

How can media firms strategize, plan budgets, and decide where to allocate their resources effectively?

Why My Kids Need to Watch More TV

Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh

For the duration of their little lives, my children have watched videos on Netflix and Amazon. They have never had to sit through TV commercials.

A Writer's Guide - Part 5: Why "I'm Just Being Realistic" are the Worst Words in The English Language

Dan Miles | Posted 12.20.2014 | Books
Dan Miles

It's been ten weeks since my novel Filthy Still was released and nine since it went bestseller and I am no closer to figuring out how I managed it than I was eight weeks ago.

Swedish Town of Umeå Enjoys Gender Balance in Its Print, TV and Radio Outlets

Pro Journo | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media
Pro Journo

It took years of monitoring and determination, but three media outlets in Sweden pursue gender balance in their reporting, for the benefit of their audience and their own economic success.

For the Love of Radio: Why College Radio Matters and Why You Should Support It

Luis Ruuska | Posted 12.02.2014 | College
Luis Ruuska

Tune in to your local station on College Radio Day 2014 (and every other day of the year too) because you will be supporting an institution that has made a real and long-lasting impact on music and students for decades and hopefully will continue to in the future.

In Character: The Wizards Who Gave Us Power, with Eric Brach

Jarod Cerf | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Jarod Cerf

Continuous articles in text are fine, sure. But do you ever wonder what the folks who author books sound like, in person? Before the editorial reviews? I'll give you a hint: They're all characters, too.

David Brancaccio Lets Us Down

David Morris | Posted 11.09.2014 | Media
David Morris

Tens of thousands of precedents exist public ownership and they are indeed interesting. But a listener to Brancaccio could not be faulted for coming away with the impression that public enterprises are few and far between.

Oprah, Are You Listening?

Melanie Young | Posted 11.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?

Marketing Personalized Mobile Radio News Within the Social Web

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 10.26.2014 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The Associated Press (AP) and A.H. Belo Management Services are among investors backing HearHere Radio to the tune of $1.7 million, the company behind Rivet News Radio has announced.

Country Music and the Rise of the Binge-Drinking Bro

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Patrick R. Krill

Spend an hour listening to any country music station these days and you may quickly notice that most songs make at least some reference to booze. Currently more than 10 percent of the top country songs contain drinking references in the title alone.

This Is Criminal: The Best New Radio Show in America

Jesse Damiani | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Jesse Damiani

While rumors of True Detective's second season ripple across social media, Criminal, the next name to know in radio, has emerged for those still craving that fix for nuanced depictions of crime.

Remember When the Music Didn't Suck

Galanty Miller | Posted 10.12.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

Two summers ago, I visited the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Rihanna's dress was on display, which is sort of like putting Joe Namath's jersey on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame. It doesn't really belong.

Hozier Gets His Due

Chuck Nyren | Posted 10.11.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

Last week I put up one of my silly tongue-in-cheek HuffPost offerings: I Am the Coolest, Hippest Uncle in the Whole World. It's gone ever-so-slightly viral thanks to Hozier retweeting my tweet -- and tossing up one of his own.

I Am The Coolest, Hippest Uncle In The Whole World

Chuck Nyren | Posted 10.05.2014 | Fifty
Chuck Nyren

I want her to think I'm thick in the music biz, always down at the clubs checking out the new bands, invited backstage often. I would be, too -- if it weren't for my arthritic knee, chronic intestinal rumblings, tinnitus, vertigo and gouty left toe.