Feature: Have you heard Radio Silence?

Kaylee Golding speaks up about a new podcast from Radio Silence. “Radio Silence is a podcast created, presented and produced by the founders of the #RadioSilence movement; myself, Pulama Kaufman and Sara Hebil-Motiea. It’s a…
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The Radio Academy Shouts Out on Race

Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE – Chair, The Radio Academy, writes about the ROAR for RadioToday to mark the beginning of Black History Month. “8 minutes and 46 seconds… Is this the time that changed the world’s view on race…
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Opinion: Radio’s Doom, Gloom and Boom!

A brief but firm insight into how the radio scene should look once the balance of power is more evenly spread. I speak as a former employee of major groups and now as an independent station owner. During the last few weeks, the industry has…
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Opinion | The magic of radio after dark

The great Ray Charles once sang ‘(Night Time Is) The Right Time’. Ray, of course, was singing about getting his leg over, but I feel the same about radio. This week I did my final late show for BBC Radio London having spent five…
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Opinion: Community Radio comes of age

When The Radio Authority licensed the first few Access Radio stations back in 2002, I wonder if they had any idea of the creativity, diversity and skills that would be unleashed. 18 years on and there are over 300 Ofcom licensed community…
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How is Community Radio doing during COVID-19?

In reaction to an opinion piece in a recent RadioToday newsletter about community radio breaches, the Community Media Association takes the opportunity to highlight just some of the good things going on. Both breaches occurred months BC…
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