One reason that listening hours per week per capita to Internet radio are increasing (according to both the annual Arbitron-Edison "Infinite Dial" study and easy math you can do with monthly Triton Digital press releases) and listening hours per week per capita to AM/FM radio seem to be declining (if you're an Arbitron subscriber, check Persons Using Radio (PUR)...
Watch panels from RAIN Summit Chicago 2011
PANEL: ONLINE TOOLS THAT DRIVE OFFLINE LISTENING
Moderator: Ruth Presslaff (Presslaff Interactive)
Moderator: Michael Theodore (IAB)
There are several ways to measure a streaming online audience. What are the strengths and weaknesses of each method? Should there be uniformity in measurement metrics? What method will drive the most revenue into the marketplace? Hear from experts from several measurement companies debate these topics and more.
Panelists: Phillip Beswick (The Media Audit), Rob Favre (Triton Digital), Paul Krasinski (Arbitron)
Moderator: Dave Rahn (Custom Channels)
Panelists: Doug Sterne (Pandora), Jeff Pescatello (Radio Loyalty), Amy Becker (TargetSpot)
Moderator: Paul Jacobs (jacAPPS)
A discussion of the legal issues related to streaming, privacy and ad serving, and royalties.
Panelists: Colin Rushing (SoundExchange), Angus MacDonald (Live365), David Oxenford (Davis Wright Tremaine)
Moderator: Tom Taylor (Radio-Info)
PANEL: GIVE LISTENERS WHAT THEY WANT
Programming features such as on demand streaming, skipping, time shifting and ad free listening options can be a meaningful ways for stations to expand their audience and brand. Hear from content providers and the platforms and tools they are using.
Panelists: Lisa Namerow (AOL Radio), Brian Lakamp (Clear Channel), William Sanchez (Fox News Radio)
Moderator: Zackary Lewis (Liquid Compass)