Tag Archive | "radio 1"

Can video save the radio star?

The latest Rajar radio listening figures may not make for positive reading, but they should not come as a surprise to anybody. Read the full story

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BBC1 & Radio 1 falling short of Trust standards

Both BBC1 and Radio 1 are struggling to fulfill the demands set out by the BBC Trust. Read the full story

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Radio 1 still not reaching younger listeners

BBC Radio 1 is still failing to attract the ears of younger listeners, as a BBC trustee warns that the average age of the ‘youth-orientated’ radio station is 30 — the same age as when he reviewed the station two years ago. Read the full story

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Radio 1′s biggest concern is chasing audiences

Radio 1’s head of music, George Ergatoudis, has revealed the thinking behind the radio station that has no commercial worries: it is more concerned about sky-high audience figures than using the license fee to play a more diverse range of music. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

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