In Other News…


Now some miscellaneous news from around the industry, dot, dot, dot…

West Hartford native Jessica Rosenworcel finds herself at the center of speculation concerning the future of the FCC in Washington. According to the Radio+Television Business Report.

New statistics from the New York Times might provide some hope for struggling daily newspapers in Connecticut and elsewhere. For the Times, the move to digital is paying off. Could the Times strategy work on a local scale?

Meanwhile, a new report from Reuters says digital media outlets are thriving in Europe where legacy outlets don’t have a foothold.

Finally, the future may not be so bright for AM radio. Despite efforts by the FCC to revitalize the band, others are now calling for a “humane decommissioning” of AM. The new Trump administration may play a role.

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