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Radio Listenership Increased During The Pandemic

It played a key role in fighting misinformation.

Listenership to radio stations increased in the pandemic while it played a key role in fighting misinformation.

A study by Learning Waves and DCU also found the medium helped support communities and give them a platform over the past two years.

However, the sector faced a lot of economic issues with the effective collapse of advertising revenue overnight.

Colm Kearns is author of the report from DCU's Fujo Institute - he says radio helped a lot of people.

He also says the medium did invaluable work:

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