Boaden highlights radio's growing threat from Spotify

Paul Williams

BBC Radio director Helen Boaden has warned the likes of Spotify are challenging her medium like never before, but it is "not a crisis".

Addressing the annual Radio Festival in Salford on Monday, she noted that it the last 10 years Rajar figures had revealed a steady fall of listeners among all age groups, but this was "most acute" among younger listeners. Here the decline had been almost a quarter in average listening hours for 15 to 24-year-olds.

She said ...

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