A step fast-forward for radio news? A coming app aims to spare listeners the clutter of the news -- Chicago Reader, Dec. 3, 2013: "Charlie Meyerson runs the Rivet newsroom (now hiring). Fifteen months ago he pretty much laid out the idea of Rivet News Radio in a visionary application to the Knight News Challenge (that didn't win anything)."Once the app is alive, I hope you'll let me know what you think -- good, bad or (worse than bad) neutral.
Pandora-like news radio app about to launch -- Chicago Tribune, Dec. 1, 2013: "MacLeod, 56, has ... hired about 25 contract workers, including radio veteran Charlie Meyerson, the former news director of WGN-AM 720; and built a radio studio in leased office space at 300 W. Adams St. in the shadow of Willis Tower."
Rivet Radio rollout: So far, so good
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
As the innovative Rivet Radio app nears its (free!) debut in Apple's App Store, the project is getting some gratifying news coverage. A sampling: