Voice Activated Radio Listening on Smart Speakers

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  • The real number of radio listeners who now access their favorite station through smart speakers.
  • Which smart speaker is becoming the most popular – new data shows forget what you think, everything just changed.
  • The unseen dangers of embracing “Alexa” too soon.
  • Radio’s future on smart speakers – not what everyone is betting on now.
  • How radio stations can prepare for smart speaker access other than just put their station stream on in-home devices.

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            The Fear of 8 FM Stations Per Market

            Entercom’s CBS Synergies

            Cox – Seller or Buyer?

            iHeart’s New Buyer

            Beasley’s $250 Million Acquisition Fund

            iHeart’s Threat To Buy More Stations

            CBS Sales Rebellion At Entercom

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The Fear of 8 FM Stations Per Market

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  • Which groups have the most to gain if ownership rules are eased.
  • The unintended consequences in key markets if ownership limits are expanded.
  • The growing list of radio groups lining up in opposition to owning more stations than currently allowed.  And why!
  • The scary new meaning of monopoly if this legislation gets passed.
  • How easing ownership limits could kill some radio groups – say, Entercom to name a big one.

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            Entercom’s CBS Synergies

            Cox – Seller or Buyer?

            iHeart’s New Buyer

            Beasley’s $250 Million Acquisition Fund

            iHeart’s Threat To Buy More Stations

            CBS Sales Rebellion At Entercom

            First Cumulus Report Card After Bankruptcy

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Entercom’s CBS Synergies

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  • How CBS news shakeup is about to get bigger.
  • How much of a pay cut is coming for surviving CBS employees.
  • CBS sports franchises.
  • The CBS format likely to get hurt the most from coming cutbacks.
  • What CBS key exec left the building last Friday.

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            Cox – Seller or Buyer?

            iHeart’s New Buyer

            Beasley’s $250 Million Acquisition Fund

            iHeart’s Threat To Buy More Stations

            CBS Sales Rebellion At Entercom

            First Cumulus Report Card After Bankruptcy

            The Scripps Spinoffs

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Cox Radio – Seller or Buyer?

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  • The Cox radio markets that could be available – 4, possibly 5.
  • Which group will pay big multiples to get Cox stations.
  • The markets where Cox could also be a buyer. 
  • Cox’s new strategy of “convergence” explained.

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            iHeart’s New Buyer

            Beasley’s $250 Million Acquisition Fund

            iHeart’s Threat To Buy More Stations

            CBS Sales Rebellion At Entercom

            First Cumulus Report Card After Bankruptcy

            The Scripps Spinoffs

            The Entercom Exodus

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iHeart’s New Buyer, Layoffs, the Rise of SiriusXM

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  1. Information leaked over the Fourth that there is a second bidder interested in taking over iHeartMedia – which one would be the better owner?
  2. iHeart would emerge from bankruptcy with $10 billion less debt – is it enough or will there be more layoffs to come?
  3. The parts that will likely be sold off to pay down debt even further no matter who comes away with iHeart.
  4. And one bidder would keep selling until iHeart’s debt was de-levered – which one is that?
  5. The rise of SiriusXM – how it fits into Liberty’s plans to remake iHeart programming.

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