The Shop Talk panelists discuss a column by RTDNA Chairman Vincent Duffy, who said he is worried about the future of commercial radio news for three reasons:
The panelists talk about Internet radio. Listenership is up about 8% in the past year.
Panelist Lisa Kernek said she listens for programs that she missed and programs that are not carried in this market.
Kernek said research shows more people are using their cell phones to listen to radio in the car and the numbers are expected to continue growing as more people get smart phones.