Archive for July, 2008
I think it’s fair to say that the FM licence awards that Ofcom have presided over haven’t exactly set the ratings world on fire. Indeed many of the stations are somewhat, er, off plan, from what’s in the application documents. However, one station has bucked this trend spectacularly and they’ve just had their first RAJAR [...]
No big changes on the digital front, across any of the platforms, but some good consolidation of figures post-Christmas and it’s also pleasing that Q1 wasn’t a too positive blip! According to RAJAR: “Radio listening via a digital platform has also remained steady over the past quarter but has increased year on year. Data collected [...]
Tonight I went to an event hosted by the BBC entitled “Learning To Talk: Blogs, Media and Accountabilty“. Chaired by the BBC’s Technology Correspondent Rory Cellan Jones, the panel consisted of BBC Internet Blog editor Nick Reynolds, Paula Carter (Viewers’ editor, Channel 4), Siobhain Butterworth (Readers’ editor, The Guardian) and Steve Herrmann, (editor, BBC News [...]
What Happens When A Song Is Played On Xfm Scotland? from Xfm Scotland on Vimeo. Spotted by Ash, a good fun video, with some great comments on the Vimeo page too.
I’ve been using Twitter for a while, it’s a microblogging tool that lets you post and access Facebook-status like updates on a selection of devices an applications. I’ve got quite a few friends on there and when you glance at the recent updates it’s nice to see what people have been up to. However, unlike [...]
Over at the One Golden Square blog, TIML’s branding consultants, Albion, have popped up a post asking for suggestions for Virgin Radio‘s new name. I’ve been involved in radio stations naming before and it’s always a very difficult choice to make, especially as there’s no ‘right’ answers. For example, when you really think closely about [...]