When radio swept the nation on the 1930s, it essentially became the country’s first mass medium. Listeners soon became addicted to hearing whatever was on the other end, be it a comedy show, a suspense program, or a farm report. But as other media have risen in popularity (notably television), radio has fallen a bit by the wayside. Many people favor their own stereos—or more likely, Alexa or Spotify—at home and primarily use radio to provide news and music while commuting.
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