The Broadcasters Podcast

The Broadcasters Podcast

The Broadcasters Podcast talks about everything Entertainment and Media. We follow the digital disruption and its impact on movies, TV, Music and Radio and how corporate influence, PC Culture, and how other social and cultural obstacles help or hurt the creativity in all projects in front and behind the scenes. Our host is a media watchdog with decades of various media experience observing every part of the media we consume today from the TV we watch on cable or online, the music we listen to on the radio or via streaming and the way we read the news, sports, and entertainment online. Hosted by the @kingofpodcasts.

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October 21, 2021 61 min
Reggaeton and Dembow sounds (with an extra sprinkle of EDM) have started to merge into the mainstream. Farruko, J Balvin, Karol G, Rosalia, Bad Bunny and El Alfa El Jefe are among the many marquee names moving the new Latin music movement.

Reggaeton dances to a new beat, as lilt of dembow gives way to thump of EDM https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/music/story/2021-10-13/reggaeton-edm-farruko-j-balvin-rauw-alejandro

Reggaeto...
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The Wrap reports "If a deal isn’t reached on a new bargaining agreement by Sunday evening at midnight, IATSE will begin its first-ever Hollywood strike, shutting down almost every film and TV project currently shooting or in postproduction."

IATSE Tells Members “Assume There Will Be A Strike”; Union Prepares Latest Contact Proposal For AMPTP As Monday Deadline Looms https://deadline.com/2021/10/hollywood-strike-preparation-i...
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Dave Chappelle's final Netflix comedy special "The Closer" has lit the torches of Cancel Culture. KOP discusses how the concept of DGAF is ultimately the kryptonite of cancel culture and how more public figures are caring less.

Critics call to cancel Dave Chappelle, Netflix for 'ridiculing trans people' https://nypost.com/2021/10/07/critics-blast-dave-chappelle-netflix-for-ridiculing-trans-people/?utm_source=...
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James Bond, A Young Tony Soprano, A Classic 80's Retelling and a Horror Classic lead the October Box Office to what KOP feels will ensure a big box office comeback.

Box Office Recovery Is on the Upswing and James Bond Will Take It Even Higher https://www.indiewire.com/2021/09/box-office-recovery-james-bond-venom-1234666535/ via @indiewire

These Hollywood Horror Stories Could Inspire the Biggest Industry Strike Since World W...
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Howard Stern and Joe Rogan are at odds over comments made by the self-proclaimed "King of All Media" about Joe Rogan's Covid Recovery and the issue of vaccinations overall. KOP looks into the ugly mess over the leaders in radio and podcasting.

Howard Stern’s listeners and Joe Rogan’s fans are feuding on social media, and it’s getting very ugly https://uproxx.it/hl2yd3v

Joe Rogan & Howard Stern Fans Feud After Stern ...
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Drake dominates the Billboard Charts, well surpassing the success that Kanye West enjoyed the week before. KOP takes a focus on the success of popular music and does MTV and the VMAs still play a viable role.

MTV VMAs Dip In Demo Rating, Rise In Total Minutes Consumed From Previous Year With Return To Barclays https://deadline.com/2021/09/mtv-vmas-dip-rating-rise-total-minutes-consumed-previous-year-barclays-1234833139/ via @Dea...
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Kanye West and Drake Clash for Billboard Chart Supremacy

It's Kanye West vs. Drake Battling it Out for Billboard Chart Supremacy with "Donda" dropping this week first followed by an upcoming chart clash with "Certified Lover Boy".

Kanye West Lands 23 Songs From 'Donda' on Billboard Hot 100, With Two in Top 10
https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/chart-beat/9625539/kanye-west-donda-23-songs-hot-100/

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Olivia Rodrigo is under fire from the success of her debut platinum-certified album Sour, following the giving up of royalties to artists she interpolated her music from. KOP discusses the uneeded social media backlash.

Split Decisions: Olivia Rodrigo Has Given Up Millions in Publishing Royalties https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/publishing/9622848/olivia-rodrigo-royalties-song-credits-sour/

‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘Mission:...
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BTS Confronts Chart Manipulation Chatter in a new Billboard interview. Plus Movie Studios are Mocked by Hollywood Stars and Directors For Streaming Blunders that affected the Box Office and their pockets.

How the Billboard Charts Became a Battleground for Stans and Label Executives
Each week, a new winner prevails. The cost? Up to $100,000. https://www.34st.com/article/2021/06/billboard-charts-bts-olivia-rodrigo-dynamite-butter-drive...
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OnlyFans take the October ax to Pornographic Content. Where will the influencers go now with risque content. KOP rails again a podcasting opinion piece.

OnlyFans Will Ban Pornography Starting in October, Citing Need to Comply With Financial Partners https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/onlyfans-ban-pornography-sexually-explicit-1235044904/

OnlyFans’ inexplicable ban on porn might be explained by this BBC investigation https://www.t...
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How The Influencer Counterculture Is Destroying Traditional Media

Social Media and its Influencer Army is defining the counterculture and exposing the vacuum that traditional media has had on mainstream culture. KOP analyzes.

Influencer marketing is big business: here are five mistakes the stars (and the brands who sponsor them) should avoid https://theconversation.com/influencer-marketing-is-big-business-here-are-five-mistakes-the-...
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Celebrity Crossfire in the Continuous Cancel Culture Circus

DaBaby becomes the latest consequence of the Celebrity Crossfire in the Continuous Cancel Culture Circus. KOP deep dives into the latest campaign to destroy a celebrity.


The DaBaby Domino Effect: How Lollapalooza Became the Bellwether for Festivals to Follow https://variety.com/2021/music/news/dababy-lollapalooza-canceled-domino-effect-festivals-1235033991/

The Music Industr...
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New Numbers Tell A Tragic Downfall of The News Media, according to a new Pew Research Center reported titled State of the News Media 2021.

State of the News Media (Project)-Pew Research
https://www.pewresearch.org/topic/news-habits-media/news-media-trends/state-of-the-news-media-project/

BuzzFeed Is Going Public. What Now for Vice and Vox? https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/27/business/media/buzzfeed-vox-media-vice-group-nine-ipo.html
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Radio Syndication Spreads Past Morning Shows| Netflix Looks To Rule The Digital Disruption

Radio Syndication Spreads Past Morning Shows as We look at the Response to Audacy's new Top 40 Radio Strategy, plus Netflix Looks To Rule The Digital Disruption.

Audacy CHR Lineups Discussed | RadioDiscussion Board Post from The BigA
The music business, especially in CHR, is targeting social media (TikTok) and streaming (Spotify). That's...
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Are Influencers Bringing The Cool Back in Media?

Digital Influencers are consistently trendsetting the counterculture and giving us the things that we find cool today. KOP looks into the cool factors that influencers are bringing.

Is anything cool anymore? https://www.vox.com/the-goods/22570006/cool-consumer-identity-gen-z-cheugy

Influencers earning more money from Instagram, but face an uphill battle to combat fraud https://www.thed...
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Summer movies are reigning supreme at the box office once again, while the clutter of new streaming services is starting to slow down their respective subscriber counts.

Comscore Box Office Figures Show Nearly 90% of Movie Theaters Are Now Open Worldwide https://www.insidenova.com/news/state/comscore-box-office-figures-show-nearly-90-of-movie-theaters-are-now-open-worldwide/article_6d8d6750-9121-5a48-beb7-afb3fb08acca.html

Sure, the...
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Is a Rock Renaissance Ready to Roar Back into the Mainstream?

The chart and sales success of Olivia Rodrigo, Maneskin, and Willow are giving good signals that the door is opening for a rock music resurrection back to the mainstream.

The Resurgence of Rock and Roll https://www.fivecentsound.com/blog/the-resurgence-of-rock-and-roll

Maneskin might be the music industry story of 2021… but they just split from their manager - Music Busin...
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Radio Veterans Reflect on Radio’s 21st Century Evolution

Can Radio Reel Back Listeners and Advertisers Back From The Digital Disruption? We look at the some of Radio's comeback plus we listen back to what some of KOP's guest have said about the state of radio.

Podcasts start coming to Facebook next week https://www.theverge.com/2021/6/16/22537023/facebook-podcast-rss-feed-publish-clips-pages

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hosts...
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Are Digital Influencers Winning The Prize Fight Over Corporate-Controlled Celebrities?

Influencers are winning, from making boxing a lucrative sport again to raking in millions in endorsements. Are celebrities feeling the heat to stay relevant?

YouTubers vs. TikTokers boxing is the hottest sport for a new generation
https://www.sbnation.com/2021/6/14/22533239/youtubers-vs-tiktokers-boxing-ppv-results

Inside the rise of influencer boxin...
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We look the rise of new media and the damage being done to the media establishment. Meanwhile, media is both praised and critivized by the experts.

Ursula, Bugs Bunny, and Asami Sato. They are three of the 259 LGBTQ characters Insider found in cartoons.

Queer culture has historically been present in this space. But, small-screen LGBTQ representation both exploded and shifted over the past decade.

https://www.insider.com/lgbtq-cartoo...
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