Monthly Archives: January 2010

2009: a Big Year for News Radio

2009 was certainly a banner year for news junkies, with Barak Obama’s first year in office, two wars, the struggling economy and Michael Jackson’s death just to name a handful of 2009’s headline grabbers. Not surprisingly, people continue to turn to radio for news reporting and analysis, and the news format tops the RadioTime Top [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of January 25, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Jay Farrar and Ben Gibbard visit WXPN’s “World Cafe.” The show airs at 2 Pm Eastern. On Tuesday, hear the latest jam band music on “In the Groove” with Thor Bendickson.  The show airs at 9 PM Eastern on WMNF. On Wednesday, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Beck perform live on KCRW’s [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of January 18, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, WXPN’s World Cafe honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King by revisiting sessions from Michael Franti & Spearhead, Bela Fleck, and The Playing for Change Band.  World Cafe airs at 2 PM Eastern. On Tuesday, Jon Lord of Deep Purple is the guest on “My Planet Rocks” on Planet [...]

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News from Haiti available through RadioTime

by Scott Fleischer RadioTime has created a directory that includes stations broadcasting from Haiti as well as those covering the latest news regarding the situation in Haiti.  In addition, the menu lists several radiothon’s taking place over the next few days that will raise funds for Haitian relief efforts.  The menu can be accessed here. [...]

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Palm App among “Totally Palmed” favorites

by Scott Fleischer Dan Ramirez has ranked the RadioTime Palm app as one of his favorites.  He writes in his blog: RadioTime is bad-ass.  Why?  Because it is quite possibly the biggest collection of internet and terrestrial (FM) stations that I’ve ever seen in a mobile app.  The search function is slighlty finnicky, but if [...]

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millenial media’s 2009 S.M.A.R.T. report

Millenial Media summarizes the 2009 numbers and figures that represent the mobile advertising platform. As the smartphone market exapnds, mobile adveritisng is growing in popularity, with an increas in demand. The average user session in 2009 was just above 5 minutes. With extended user sessions, advertisers are seeing greater success on the mobile platform, allowing [...]

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RadioTime highlights for the week of January 11, 2010

by Scott Fleischer On Monday, Vampire Weekend is the guest on KCRW’s “Morning Becomes Eclectic.” The show begins at Noon Eastern. On Tuesday, BBC 6 Music airs an archived 1973 interview with Pete Townshend of The Who.  “6 Music Plays It Again” begins at 7 PM Eastern. On Wednesday, Lostprophets takeover Zane Lowe’s show on [...]

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RadioTime is everywhere at CES 2010

by Scott Fleischer With CNN calling internet connected television one of the top three trends at CES 2010, RadioTime was a part of some of the most talked about products shown in Las Vegas.  The two most buzzed about products regarding internet connected TV were Yahoo’s widgets on Vizio TVs and the new Boxee Box [...]

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RadioTime brings radio to Yahoo Widget Engine

Jan 07, 2010 09:00 ET Yahoo!® Brings the Internet to More Living Rooms Around the World New Partnerships Expand Availability of TV Widgets Across a Wide Range of TVs and New Consumer Electronics Yahoo! Makes Highly Anticipated TV Widget Developer Kit Publicly Available LAS VEGAS –(Business Wire)– Jan 07, 2010 As the center of people’s [...]

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New Vizio products Feature RadioTime

LAS VEGAS and IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ — CES — VIZIO, America’s #1 LCD HDTV Company, announced today the launch of its first three HDTVs, part of VIZIO’s XVT (Extreme VIZIO Technology) Series, that include VIZIO Internet Apps(TM) (VIA) with built-in wireless (802.11n dual-band) networking and Bluetooth universal remote control with sliding QWERTY keyboard. [...]

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