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Memo To Radio: Your Mortal Enemy Is Now Your BFF

Cliché alert: radio’s been…please, stop me before I use the d-word…disrupted. (And if you think I’m now filled with self-loathing for using the word-that-should-have-jumped-the-shark-five-years-ago, you’re probably right.) That said, I’d like...

You Don’t Have To Steal This Book

  If you like reading my thoughts on the future of media and entertainment, you’ll also be reasonably fond of the book I’ve written.  Better still, you’ve got a few days to get it for free. Yep, unlike my cousin Abbie Hoffman, who I’m not...

Lessons Learned Upon Lemmy’s Leaving

Things aren’t always what they seem on the surface, and sometimes we lose sight of the things that truly move the emotional needle – whether trends or people – until something dire happens. So it was at the end of 2015 when one Ian Fraser...

Beats 1 Radio & The “Death” Of Music Genres

When Apple announced Beats 1℠, a live “radio station”, I had two instantaneous reactions: Really? The rest of radio is narrowing its focus, and Apple is targeting the entire planet with one “radio station”, and I can’t wait to see how...

Pay Attention To The 21 Year-Old & Learn To Go Both Ways

How’s that for a ridiculous, allegedly attention-grabbing headline? The 21 year-old woman in question is the erstwhile Sunshine Girl of YouTube fame. She’s now making the move from video into… …wait for it… …print. Yep, the media...