In fact, a new study says it's thriving -- even among teens and 20-somethings. 'Hyper-locality' and community connections are among the reasons.
Remember that song "Video Killed the Radio Star," the first tune aired on MTV in the 1980s? It seems media experts have been predicting radio's demise ever since the first sound movies came out in the 1920s. But in an age of online streaming and digital media, radio not only endures but appears to be thriving, including among a surprising demographic: teens to mid-20-year-olds.
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