Quarter masters: Inside the Q3 2017 RAJAR figures

Mark Sutherland

Radio’s not dead.

You knew that, of course. But one of the stranger by-products of the streaming revolution has been digital services’ implication that they’re doing the same job as radio, and are therefore destined to replace radio in the nation’s affections.

Streaming services are undoubtedly proving phenomenally successful and those listening hours must be coming from somewhere, but there’s never been much in the RAJAR figures – which, lest we forget, are a lot more independent and verified than ...

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