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NPR Using Amazon Echo to the Fullest

The Amazon Echo is growing in popularity and offers a very new way of delivering the news as MediaFile reported last week. Simply ask, “Alex, what’s new?” and the Echo will begin playing the Flash Briefing, a collaboration of “pre-recorded updates… the latest news headlines…

Why Radio Isn’t (and Shouldn’t Be) Going Away

With 21st century technology giving us instant 24/7 access to information, anything without a screen and an internet connection seems archaic. So, do people even listen to radio anymore? The answer is yes, and for good reason. The digital age has created an inviting world

In the Public Ear: Time to Pod-Cast Your Ballot

Tomorrow’s election has proved to be a news event too big, and too ostentatious, for content producers of any form to ignore. The podcasting realm has been shaped by the election in a number of ways. While some shows Radiolab or 99% Invisible have not

The BizBeat – September 22, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines To pardon, or not to pardon:

The Climate Change Divide in Science, Politics, and Media

Climate science appears to have made it clear that global warming is linked to the increase of carbon dioxide emissions in the troposphere, yet so many prominent conservative scientists, politicians, and media outlets are still skeptical of the consensus. Patrick Moore, ecologist and former president

A Penny for Your Comments? NPR Says No Thanks

On August 17, National Public Radio (NPR) announced that it will remove its comment section from the website. Scott Montgomery, NPR’s digital media editor, took to the publication’s website to explain that “the comment sections on NPR.org stories are not providing useful experience for the