Opinion - radio
Thoughts, views and opinions on the worldwide radio industry.
Behind the call: the Blair Stitch-up Project
Steve Penk takes us behind the scenes of the Tony Blair wind-up callPublished 8 months ago
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 9 months, 1 week ago
Data from digital and hybrid radio across the world
The gems in a side-room at a radio conferencePublished 11 months ago
#Radio1Vintage hits the air
The BBC's pop-up station celebrating 50 years of BBC Radio 1 has hit the airPublished 11 months, 4 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 1 year, 1 month 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 1 year, 2 months 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 1 year, 5 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 1 year, 5 months ago
I listened to lots of podcasts - and here’s what I learnt
What I heard after listening to many, many hours of podcastsPublished 1 year, 6 months ago
What Volkswagen can teach us about radio’s future
Something relatively simple highlights radio's competitive disadvantage in the carPublished 1 year, 6 months ago
Interactive radio tagging tool AirShr closes
Australian tagging tool shuts its doors. What can we learn from its closure?Published 1 year, 9 months 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
AM radio - a vital tool for information
Far from being consigned to history, AM radio is an important tool for uncensored informationPublished 2 years, 1 month ago
AM radio - what's its future?
While the future remains bright for radio, what is the future for AM?Published 2 years, 1 month ago
The last ever radio DJ?
Christopher England has listened to the radio, and he reckons that it's lost its voicePublished 2 years, 1 month ago
Podcast stats: what we (don't) know
Is the lack of listener data hampering podcasting's growth across the world?Published 2 years, 2 months ago
The training has left the station
Radio technical training is at an all-time low: but what to do about it?Published 2 years, 2 months ago
Radio’s Pokémon Go strategy
What can radio learn from the new virtual reality game on mobile phones?Published 2 years, 2 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 2 years, 4 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 2 years, 4 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 2 years, 4 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 2 years, 7 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 2 years, 7 months ago