Are we moving to an all-IP future? And NPR increases audience again
June 11, 2018 · 2.2 minutes to read
Interesting piece about (Spotify) playlists and their place in the world
Canada: Congratulations to radio podcast The Sound Off Podcast for reaching episode 100!
Touchscreens. Not so good in cars, it turns out. (Helpful information for putting radio/audio in them)
This is a very nice thing - Songbird makes smart playlists for Spotify. I'd argue that this is why Spotify continues to lead the pack: because the service has lots of people innovating on it like this.
Well, these are wierd. Want a radio, but want to see the circuitboard inside? You'll want these. (via @kaedotcom)
'Between November 2017 and March 2018, NPR member-station streaming from Amazon Echo more than quadrupled.'
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Public radio in the US - seeing some nice increases in audience. I wonder how much of this is driven by podcasting making more people interested in talk radio.
Can't decide whether this article in WIRED is a) ignorant, b) borderline racist, c) just really confused. It's a piece all about the fact that - shock - some podcasts are done by people who don't have an American accent.
Earshot Creative makes a lovely observation that "breakfast radio hosts do one thing with alarming regularity" - good to spot a nonsense cliché.
Ouch. A review of BBC Radio 2's drivetime show.
Just like radio, the death of live television doesn't appear to be on the horizon according to Enders Analysis.
Imaging in 2018 – The Future of Radio Imaging is a nice piece.
Revealed: How Britain's Biggest Local TV Company Has 'Gamed' The BBC For Licence Fee Payers' Money - astonishing piece. It shows, with clarity, what happens if you let government define the media industry.
Chris Moyles takes control of Radio X billboards - very clever stunt for talkability
Half an hour of rather excellent local information about Shaftesbury: Alfred, from radio's Keri Jones. Are ultra local podcasts like this part of radio's future? I'd think they are.
Tassie radio stations want to convert from AM to FM (hardly a surprise!)
Nice new advertising campaign for Sydney's WSFM
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