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Fred Jacobs is President of Jacobs Media, a media research and consulting firm. Jacobs Media clients have included CBS Radio, Premiere Radio Networks, Citadel, Greater Media, MTV Networks, Playboy, Amazon, Electronic Arts, NPR, Sylvan Learning Centers, and Taubman Malls. Learn more about the company here.


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Joe O'Connor

“With respect to our friends in Rhode Island…?” Sorry, Paul, next time you want a metaphor for backwards thinking, stay away from The Ocean State where we are innovating. One example, WRNI was the first NPR News Station with an iPhone app. Respectfully, Joe O’Connor, GM, WRNI/Rhode Island Public Radio.

Paul Jacobs

Joe, thanks for your comment. As someone who lives in Michigan I'm as sensitive as anyone when someone takes a shot at my state. But that's not the message we're trying to share - it's an analogy about size, not quality. Radio is too focused on a small share of revenue, while there is a much bigger "country" out there. No offense was intended here. And truthfully, the WRNI app was motivation for us to get into the app business. You are a trendsetter.

Dave Paulus

Regardless of the state "dynamics" :0, it's a great read and a excellent anology Paul. Just passed it along with multiple comments to my sales management and leadership team.

Paul Jacobs

Thanks for the comment, Dave. There is so much revenue out there beyond radio's current share - we just need to expand the vision and see the entire "country," if you know what I mean.

Dave Paulus

I do...BTW, just saw the DVD of your "Goin Mobile"(finally) from Mike and Jaye's pre CRS session. Amazing stuff. 200 hours of shooting and the smartphone was never more than 6 inches away from their hands. (But it's just a fad, right?:)

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