Archive for April, 2007
The BBC Trust has given the final nod to iPlayer today. The MediaGuardian, has all the details, nothing very surprising. However when you see a phrase that says: The iPlayer project will cost £132m over five years. ….you just think “bloody hell, it’s a different world”.
It’s very difficult for companies to blog. Or, it’s difficult for them to get the right tone. Sometimes it’s just difficult for them to understand why they’re blogging in the first place. Have they got anything to say? Will anyone actually visit them in the first place? Why would they? It’s good when you have [...]
I genuinely feel quite bad about writing this post. I like Twitter a lot, I think it’s a great little service and as Dave alludes to it’s the kind of software that can be used for multiple reasons. Some people use it, as Twitter suggests, to tell their friends ‘what they are doing’ some use [...]
Radio 1‘s online efforts have always been excellent. They try lots of different things and have a feature set that, quite rightly, the rest of the radio industry are very jealous of. At the same time Scott Mills presents a very well produced show that probably has more planning than any other show on UK [...]
Tristan Fearne and Chris Bowley who work for BBC Audio and Music Interactive have recently posted about a new project – Find, Listen and Label. It’s an audio annotation project that takes linear audio and allows users to create section markers and then annotate the audio with text. It’s sort of a wikipedia for radio [...]
Some really interesting research was published by Ofcom today looking at Pirate Radio. As well as some stuff you’d expect they also did some research into the listening figures of pirate stations. With all radio research there’s a huge problem with listeners recalling what they had listened to (was it Choice, was it a pirate [...]