• Cricket’s Henry Blofeld retires from BBC Radio

    BBC Radio cricket commentator Henry Blofeld – aka Blowers – has announced he’s retiring after 45 years working on Test Match Special.

  • ‘Radio Silence’ – 10-Part Series Explores Iraq & Its Displacements

    “Radio Silence” is a ten-part radio event from Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz that will launch on July 29 with a live performance on Independence Mall in Philadelphia. The series returns famed Iraqi broadcast journalist Bahjat Adulawahed to the airwaves, along with the talents of Iraqi refugees, Iraq War veterans, musicians and…[Read more]

  • Gravity FM plays sweary DMX song at Drivetime

    Ofcom has upheld a complaint against Gravity FM, a community radio station in Grantham.

  • BBC Radio Cymru 2 set to launch on digital radio

    BBC Radio Cymru 2 is getting ready to launch on DAB Digital Radio in Wales following a trial under the name of Radio Cymru Mwy last year.

  • Top job for Garmon Rhys at BBC Cymru Wales

    BBC Cymru Wales has appointed Garmon Rhys as Head of News, looking after radio, online, television and mobile.

  • Canadian suspect in Michigan attack wanted to buy a gun: FBI - Radio Canada International

    Radio Canada InternationalCanadian suspect in Michigan attack wanted to buy a gun: FBIRadio Canada InternationalFtouhi's social media accounts did not contain any jihadist or extremist propaganda, according to Fadi Harouni, a journalist with the Arabic language service of Radio Canada International, who examined posts on Ftouhi's Facebook and…[Read more]

  • Capital’s Martin Lowes in breach for sex talk

    Capital North East Drive presenter Martin Lowes has been found in breach of Ofcom rules for discussing sex in public places.

  • Access To Your Radio Station Is Not Enough

    This one is going to upset some of you, so get ready…. Recently I did some research where listeners were asked what platforms they listened to and where they listened to them. One respondent, a 40’ish woman with a teenaged son, indicated that her son would never listen radio “because he’s always wearing those headphones […]

  • Mirko Bibic named 2017 Canadian General Counsel of the Year for his 'visionary' leadership - Financial Post

    Financial PostMirko Bibic named 2017 Canadian General Counsel of the Year for his 'visionary' leadershipFinancial PostHe is responsible for liaising with a wide range of regulators, including the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and the Competition Bureau. If that's not enough, Bibic also manages his firm's corporate…[Read more]

  • Satellite Radio Invades The Homefront

    SiriusXM’s new partnership with Amazon means their 200+ channels are now just a shout-out away. Echo devices – better known as “Alexa” – are now in millions of homes, making satellite radio readily available where people live and work – not just in cars. It’s a game-changer for SiriusXM and a message to the broadcast radio industry.

  • Lost and Found on One Radio Day in 1939

    A nineteen hour tape of an entire day’s radio broadcast of WJSV in Washington DC is available via Hoopla. The day is September 21, 1939, a day in which Franklin Roosevelt gave a speech to congress asking it to amend the Neutrality Act so he could aid the allies as World War II had begun. […]
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  • Police raid Montreal apartment in connection with 'terrorist incident' in Michigan - Radio Canada International

    CBC.caPolice raid Montreal apartment in connection with 'terrorist incident' in MichiganRadio Canada InternationalCanadian police descended upon in an apartment in eastern Montreal in relation to a knife attack on a police officer at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., RadioCanada is reporting. The operation targeted an apartment on…[Read more]

  • Former Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin Block - CBC.ca

    CBC.caFormer Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin BlockCBC.caPaul Calandra: Look, I'm obviously sympathetic to how our First Nations feel, but at the same time, I think we have to understand that Langevin is an incredibly important figure in Canadian history, he was a father of Confederation, a giant when…[Read more]

  • Annual search for young radio talent begins

    The annual search for talent from across the radio and audio industry got underway at this year’s Radio Festival with the launch of the ReelWorld Radio Academy 30 Under 30.

  • Canada's policy in Venezuela is 'anything but neutral,' says national labour coalition - Radio Canada International

    Radio Canada InternationalCanada's policy in Venezuela is 'anything but neutral,' says national labour coalitionRadio Canada InternationalThe Liberal government's approach to championing human rights and security in the Americas is one-sided and selective, says a Canadian labour and civil society coalition. Common Frontiers, a left-wing umbrella…[Read more]

  • Canada's policy in Venezuela is 'anything but neutral,' says national labour coalition - Radio Canada International

    Radio Canada InternationalCanada's policy in Venezuela is 'anything but neutral,' says national labour coalitionRadio Canada InternationalThe Liberal government's approach to championing human rights and security in the Americas is one-sided and selective, says a Canadian labour and civil society coalition. Common Frontiers, a left-wing umbrella…[Read more]

  • Audio Advertisers: It’s Time To Make Spots Much Shorter

    This was the headline: “Fox adopting YouTube’s Six Second Ad Format.” “This is the first time that a broadcast television company has committed to the ad format, which YouTube introduced last year,” the companies said. That means Fox TV will be airing six second spots across its platforms, including linear television. And don’t think that…[Read more]

  • Jay Baruchel joins Toronto comics publisher Chapterhouse Publishing - CBC.ca

    CBC.caJay Baruchel joins Toronto comics publisher Chapterhouse PublishingCBC.caActor and filmmaker Jay Baruchel is bringing his talents to Canada's comics scene, joining Toronto's Chapterhouse Publishing as part-owner, chief creative officer and investor. Baruchel owns part of the company alongside founder and CEO Fadi Hakim.

  • New Fellowships given out by Radio Academy

    The Radio Academy has awarded six new Fellowships at the Radio Festival 2017.

  • NPR, Edison Research Release “The Smart Audio Report”

    Somerville, New Jersey; June 21, 2017: According to The Infinite Dial 2017, 7% of Americans 12+ own a “Smart Speaker,” the category of voice-controlled devices that includes the Amazon Echo and Google Home. Now, for the first time, a new study from NPR and Edison Research reveals the habits and behaviors of Smart Speaker owners. […]
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