Opinion - radio
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Interactive radio tagging tool AirShr closes
Australian tagging tool shuts its doors. What can we learn from its closure?Published 1 month, 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 4 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 4 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 4 months, 3 weeks ago
AM radio - a vital tool for information
Far from being consigned to history, AM radio is an important tool for uncensored informationPublished 5 months ago
AM radio - what's its future?
While the future remains bright for radio, what is the future for AM?Published 5 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 6 months ago
Podcast stats: what we (don't) know
Is the lack of listener data hampering podcasting's growth across the world?Published 6 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 6 months, 1 week ago
Radio’s Pokémon Go strategy
What can radio learn from the new virtual reality game on mobile phones?Published 6 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 10 months, 2 weeks 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 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 11 months, 1 week 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 ago
David Bowie and your archives
His death highlights the importance of keeping your archived audio safePublished 1 year ago
What to do with Glasgow's 96.3FM spare frequency
What Xfm's old frequency in Glasgow could be used forPublished 1 year, 4 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, 5 months ago
Absolute to go on FM in West Midlands: 12 years late
History could have given us this rather earlierPublished 1 year, 6 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, 6 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, 6 months ago
Will Top Gear and TFI Friday destroy BBC Radio 2?
Chris Evans was destroyed by TFI Friday's workload. It's back - with Top Gear. What now?Published 1 year, 7 months ago
My wind-up channel is a radio first
Giving listeners more choice, says Steve Penk, is a good thingPublished 1 year, 7 months ago