Great 10-Minute Doc on the Future of Radio

Terrestrial radio will be with us for a long while yet but there are undeniable challenges ahead. This ten minute doc featuring BBC Radio 2’s Sara Cox, BBC Radio Stoke’s Pete Morgan and Radio Futurologist James Cridland, a great listen.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Great 10-Minute Doc on the Future of Radio

  • December 5, 2016 at 11:48 am

    While I admire their optimism, I just don’t share it.

    Everyday, I, the regular radio listener, gets another listening option, another method of distraction, be it a cool new podcast, another niche station on Spotify or another new music stream on Itunes that sounds like it has hand curated to appeal to just me. Every one of those options takes more of my remaining awake minutes away from regular AM/FM radio.

    My regular radio time is either in the shower (waterproof radio!) or in my car listening to news/traffic to get where I am going, virtually none of my time is listening to radio hosts. Last time I checked, my 50 year old white upper-median income ears were coveted advertiser property, and they are very rarely tuned to regular AM/FM radio.


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