Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | New York City @ 12:29 PM


James Erik Abels is TMM's anchor. He's covered media and digital media for Forbes and the FT's mergermarket newswire.

News Analysis: The Field Of Dreams For Radio

With a government mandate, people may tune in

Call it the "Field of Dreams" mandate, radio's got a bold plan for the future. Ask the federal government to make sure cell phones can tune into the radio dial. Radio's big idea? If your phone can tune in, you'll listen.

Problem is, the plan assumes you want a disc jockey to pick your music.


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