NPR CEO on towers, revenue and news collaboration

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller appeared at the All Things D conference this week and made some waves. I know John Sutton noticed something she said and didn’t like it. And I was puzzled by it. But let’s be fair — there were several issues she covered while talking with Kara Swisher. A complete liveblog-style capture…

Digital media reaches a 'tipping point'

Digital media consumption has reached a tipping point; more average consumers are discovering all sorts of cool ways to get their media fix. And with radio’s final bastion – the car – quickly being penetrated by Internet radio and devices that make it easy to consume, traditional radio could have an uphill battle in 2011.…

Podcasting tools guide

Dan Benjamin has updated his Podcasting Equipment Guide for 2009 and it’s a must-read for anyone wishing to do audio production work from home or office, without having to setup a complex studio. This post, combined with the tools section at Transom, can get anyone recording with good quality for distribution online or even on…

Broadcasting stocks? Sell, Sell, Sell!

Caddyshack, a favorite movie from my teen and college years (oh, who am I kidding — it still cracks me up!) includes a scene with the late Rodney Dangerfield in which he’s on the phone with his stock broker. Dangerfield plays an obnoxious┬ánouveau┬áriche land developer by the name of Al Czervik. Excitedly Czervik shouts into…