Nor did “The Answer” (KRLA), “The Patriot” (KEIB), and KABC (choose a nickname) see any appreciative bump in listenership.
Arguably, social media became the favored outlet to share opinions and insults more than talk radio, and the latter didn’t seem to gain substantial listenership. : While Cumulus management continues to try to address a .4 billion debt and a stock price hovering around a dollar, their local properties continue to address their own challenges.
But what was surprising was there was little change in the ratings for information (news / talk) stations.
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KABC is still found toward the bottom of the local ratings, even with live-and-local talent including some recognizable names.
Now the heritage AM station, along with FM sibling KLOS, move to a smaller Culver City facility as they prepare to sell their long-time transmitter site and custom-built studios on La Cienega Boulevard.
There are millions of dollars riding on each month’s ratings.
Though Nielsen continues to defend the PPM methodology, it’s hard to ignore the complaints about Nielsen (formerly Arbitron), with some now calling for alternatives. Everything got Trumped: Save for Sean Hannity, it’s doubtful few could claim they were not surprised by the outcome of Campaign 2016.