Opinion - radio
Thoughts, views and opinions on the worldwide radio industry.
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I listened to lots of podcasts - and here’s what I learnt
What I heard after listening to many, many hours of podcastsPublished 5 days, 15 hours ago
What Volkswagen can teach us about radio’s future
Something relatively simple highlights radio's competitive disadvantage in the carPublished 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Interactive radio tagging tool AirShr closes
Australian tagging tool shuts its doors. What can we learn from its closure?Published 3 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 months ago
AM radio - what's its future?
While the future remains bright for radio, what is the future for AM?Published 7 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 8 months ago
Podcast stats: what we (don't) know
Is the lack of listener data hampering podcasting's growth across the world?Published 8 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 8 months, 1 week ago
Radio’s Pokémon Go strategy
What can radio learn from the new virtual reality game on mobile phones?Published 8 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 10 months, 1 week 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 10 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 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 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, 1 month 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, 2 months ago
David Bowie and your archives
His death highlights the importance of keeping your archived audio safePublished 1 year, 2 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, 6 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, 7 months ago
Absolute to go on FM in West Midlands: 12 years late
History could have given us this rather earlierPublished 1 year, 8 months ago
Beats 1 - botched, lazy and uninspiring
James Cridland tries to listen to Apple Music's new global radio station, and is not impressedPublished 1 year, 8 months ago
Taste and decency in radio imaging – how far is too far?
Chris Stevens argues that the world is not short of safe radio stations.Published 1 year, 8 months ago