The history and continuing relevance of AM radio
This show originally aired on June 12, 2023.
AM radio once dominated the airwaves before being overtaken by FM.
In recent years, it has become a bastion of conservative and sports talk. However, when automakers announced they were going to remove it from new vehicles, it raised concerns by those still served by the signal.
We’ll discuss the history and continuing relevance of AM radio.
- Noah Arceneaux, radio historian, San Diego State University
- Bob Thompson, Professor of Media Studies, Syracuse University
- Mike Eiland, News Anchor and Reporter with Columbus’ Black Information Network
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