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Traditional AM/FM Radio Is Growing During COVID-19 Quarantines

(photo: Eric Nopanen) With government-issued stay-at-home orders and non-essential business closures continuing to affect schedules across the United States and the world, many are turning from music streaming services to video platforms like Netflix and Hulu. However, a newly published study found that AM/FM radio, for its part, is growing amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]

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iHeartRadio Just Replaced Hundreds of Human Workers With ‘Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI)’

iHeartRadio Denver (photo: Jeffrey Beall CC by 4.0) Yesterday, we first reported on iHeartMedia’s mass layoff of employees nationwide.  Now, the company has explained why those people were let go. We certainly hear a lot about machines replacing humans in the workforce. And there are certainly some in-your-face examples, like self-checkout aisles at supermarkets. But most of […]