Q4 2016 RAJAR Analysis: Radio stands firm against streaming

Mark Sutherland

There used to be a famous Bill Hicks routine in which he watches rolling TV news and sees endless stories of death and disaster, only for him to open his window and find to his surprise that the crickets are still chirping, the sun is still shining and everything is still fine.

Well, analysing the RAJAR figures can sometimes feel a bit like that. From the outside, radio can look like a business suffering serious disruption from streaming services such ...

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