Making Sense of Broadcasters Deal with Sound Exchange

Posted By James on Mar 17 2009 10:45 PM

The National Association of Broadcasters reached a negotiated deal on Internet radio royalties for 2009 to 2015 last week that applies to all broadcast stations that stream online. The settlement is curious - it gives stations some minimal rate relief for the next couple of years, but then the rate ...

Singapore Internet Radio No More?

Posted By James on Mar 17 2009 10:42 PM

SINGAPORE: She lives in China, yet it’s a family of familiar voices from Singapore that have kept Jennifer Seah informed and entertained. For the past two-and-a-half years, the Singapore housewife, whose husband works in Shanghai, has been tuning into MediaCorp’s Internet radio streaming servic...

New weekend schedule for Radio 2

Posted By James on Mar 16 2009 05:43 PM

Paul O'Grady, Alan Carr and Emma Forbes are to join the weekend line-up on BBC Radio 2 as part of a new weekend schedule at the station. Taking in music from a range of decades and genres, the schedule introduces a new show from Paul O'Grady every Sunday at 5.00pm, and Alan Carr with Emma Forbes wi...

Can Some VoiceOvers Get Voice Artists in Hot Water?

Posted By on Mar 10 2009 12:00 AM

When performing a voice over, is there the potential for the voice artist to be held responsible for what they are saying even though the artist themselves aren’t the parties being portrayed in an advertisement or voice over recording? According to voice artist and lawyer, Rob Sciglimpaglia, the ...

Presenter Tim Stewart dies at 52

Posted By James on Mar 07 2009 04:16 AM

Former Invicta FM, Capital Gold and KMFM presenter Tim Stewart has died at the age of 52, after a difficult battle with pancreatitis. Tim worked in radio for most of his life, starting at Margate's Hospital Broadcasting Service in 1975 and working his way through various radio stations before spend...

Wavestreaming Releases New Flash Players

Posted By James on Mar 07 2009 03:59 AM

This month, Wavestreaming.com released its new Multi-Skin Mp3 Shoutcast Player to the public. The player looks like a standard player but is an industry first reliable flash player. It can play any Mp3 SHOUTcast stream (even non wavetreaming ones) and contains over 20 themes that will suit your webs...

Staying Competitive

Posted By on Mar 06 2009 12:00 AM

With over a million online radio stations and over 2000 just in your stations genre, how can you stay on top or reach the top? You can by watching your rivals in your genre. Its the same with a business, a job and pretty much everything in your daily life. You have to be competitive some time in you...

Broadcasting World Officially Releases New Sections

Posted By James on Mar 05 2009 02:40 AM

Broadcasting World is one year old, a thousand valued members more and ten-thousand posts in our forums. Are we happy? Ofcourse not, how many times has the BW team coded and redesigned this place? Yeah, now you think different. But anyway.. This year brings new sections to our site! Here they are ex...

Creative Copywriting & Station Imaging

Posted By on Mar 03 2009 12:00 AM

Virgin Radio [Absolute Radio] Planet Rock, Classic FM and talkSPORT - leaders in their field, each one offers their radio audience something different - not uniquely different, in fact other stations provide exactly the same in their respective genres. Not one of these stations are completely compet...

Tomahawk reaches for the star

Posted By James on Mar 02 2009 09:43 PM

Tomahawk Radio, the owner of Original 106.5fm in Bristol, has today completed the acquisition of Bristol’s Star 107.2. The purchase from UKRD means that the two stations will now broadcast from single premises in the city. Jonathan Arendt, director Tomahawk Radio, said “We are delighted to have...


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