Opinion - radio
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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 2 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 2 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 3 months ago
What Volkswagen can teach us about radio’s future
Something relatively simple highlights radio's competitive disadvantage in the carPublished 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Interactive radio tagging tool AirShr closes
Australian tagging tool shuts its doors. What can we learn from its closure?Published 6 months, 1 week 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 9 months, 2 weeks 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 9 months, 3 weeks 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 9 months, 4 weeks ago
AM radio - a vital tool for information
Far from being consigned to history, AM radio is an important tool for uncensored informationPublished 10 months ago
AM radio - what's its future?
While the future remains bright for radio, what is the future for AM?Published 10 months, 1 week ago
The last ever radio DJ?
Christopher England has listened to the radio, and he reckons that it's lost its voicePublished 11 months ago
Podcast stats: what we (don't) know
Is the lack of listener data hampering podcasting's growth across the world?Published 11 months, 1 week ago
The training has left the station
Radio technical training is at an all-time low: but what to do about it?Published 11 months, 1 week ago
Radio’s Pokémon Go strategy
What can radio learn from the new virtual reality game on mobile phones?Published 11 months, 2 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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, 1 month 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 1 year, 3 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, 4 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, 4 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 1 year, 5 months ago
David Bowie and your archives
His death highlights the importance of keeping your archived audio safePublished 1 year, 5 months ago
What to do with Glasgow's 96.3FM spare frequency
What Xfm's old frequency in Glasgow could be used forPublished 1 year, 9 months ago
Steve Penk: It's time to rebrand Key 103 and start again
Concern that the station's listening figures are the result of programming-by-committeePublished 1 year, 10 months ago
Absolute to go on FM in West Midlands: 12 years late
History could have given us this rather earlierPublished 1 year, 11 months ago