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Howard Stern’s new deal and the pathetic state of Internet Radio

Howard Stern

Howard Stern didn’t go to Internet Radio — or loser podcasts! (image via Bob Norton)

Howard Stern made big news in the radio world last week when he finally signed a new deal with SiriusXM in the waning moments of his previous contract. The noteworthy aspect of the deal was not the money, which was reported to be like $80 million over 5 years or something. It was the pathetic role internet radio played in the negotiations. Read more

Tour an old school radio station.

Guys, Dan Acree led a youtube tour of his radio station at 93.1 KMKT Katy Country. Take a look at how it’s done and take a listen to his great voice.

Some of you old timers may chortle that I said his station is old school. I mean, there’s a computer right there! Yea, I know that radio DJs used to actually cue up songs on records.

What I’m referring to is that he goes live over the air between songs.

Guys, nowadays that’s old school! Do you think John Tesh is sitting there waiting for the song to end before he shares Intelligence for Your Life?