Opinion - radio
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Australian radio’s christmas-time sabotage
Is this the only country in the world which gets away with completely disrupting radio listeners for six weeks?Published 1 month ago
Data from digital and hybrid radio across the world
The gems in a side-room at a radio conferencePublished 2 months, 4 weeks ago
#Radio1Vintage hits the air
The BBC's pop-up station celebrating 50 years of BBC Radio 1 has hit the airPublished 3 months, 3 weeks ago
DAB+ and DAB – the differences, and its use in the UK
What does a DAB plus signal actually do, and can we see the UK changing over to DAB+ in the future?Published 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Zero-rated data - is it good news for radio?
'Go Binge', while good for customers short-term, is bad for the web long-termPublished 6 months, 1 week ago
Apple rebrand podcasts: here's what you need to update
Apple have changed their podcasting service. You need to change branding on your own website - here's howPublished 9 months ago
Is Beats 1 really “the biggest radio station in the world”?
What are Beats 1's audience figures? How many people tune into Beats 1? And do the company's claims seem truthful?Published 9 months, 3 weeks ago
I listened to lots of podcasts - and here’s what I learnt
What I heard after listening to many, many hours of podcastsPublished 10 months ago
What Volkswagen can teach us about radio’s future
Something relatively simple highlights radio's competitive disadvantage in the carPublished 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Interactive radio tagging tool AirShr closes
Australian tagging tool shuts its doors. What can we learn from its closure?Published 1 year, 1 month ago
Data, data everywhere - how much do we use?
There's a ton of data out there about your radio listeners. But how much do you use?Published 1 year, 4 months ago
Is it time for the media to show a little respect?
Do some radio broadcasters treat their audiences as idiots, incapable of intelligence?Published 1 year, 4 months ago
How the iTunes Podcast Chart works
It isn't a chart and it doesn't measure podcast downloads. But what does it measure?Published 1 year, 4 months ago
AM radio - a vital tool for information
Far from being consigned to history, AM radio is an important tool for uncensored informationPublished 1 year, 4 months ago
AM radio - what's its future?
While the future remains bright for radio, what is the future for AM?Published 1 year, 5 months ago
The last ever radio DJ?
Christopher England has listened to the radio, and he reckons that it's lost its voicePublished 1 year, 5 months ago
Podcast stats: what we (don't) know
Is the lack of listener data hampering podcasting's growth across the world?Published 1 year, 6 months ago
The training has left the station
Radio technical training is at an all-time low: but what to do about it?Published 1 year, 6 months ago
Radio’s Pokémon Go strategy
What can radio learn from the new virtual reality game on mobile phones?Published 1 year, 6 months ago
Local Radio Day shows power of radio working together
A new initiative is gaining cross-industry support in the UK: hoping to promote local radioPublished 1 year, 8 months ago
Top ten things for a radio CEO to do tomorrow
CEOs are time-poor and less technologically inquisitive: here's ten ways to fix thatPublished 1 year, 8 months ago
Your second-favourite radio station: how NTS makes great radio happen all over again
Recycling your best content and making the most of it post-broadcast? Australian station NTS shows us the wayPublished 1 year, 8 months ago
Finland: a radio app that does more than you’d expect
The Supla radio app from Finnish radio company Nelonen Media is more than repackaged live streams: with additional tricks we can all learn fromPublished 1 year, 11 months ago
Goodbye bandwith bills? BitTorrent is testing live streaming
Peer to peer streaming being tested by BitTorrent, and promises to make live streaming easier and cheaperPublished 1 year, 11 months ago
Radio: the emergency service. But what about your website?
New figures from Stray FM shows your online infrastructure gets a battering, too.Published 2 years ago