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In Brief: Radio Listening Habits

1. Think. Take two minutes to write down answers to the following questions about your radio listening habits: How much radio do you listen to? When do you listen? What attracts you to a particular station.

2. Pair. Turn to a neighbor and compare notes. Which radio formats (if any) do you agree on? What do you think the stations are doing that is “right”? What aspects of radio programming bother you?

3. Share. We’ll discuss as a class — if you could envision the perfect radio station with the perfect format, what would it be? How would it be funded? Whom would it serve? What should be the purpose of this radio station in the community?