Daily Press Summary | Tuesday 19th September
Audio & Radio Industry Award 2017 nominations
The nominations for the ARIAs 2017 are out, with the BBC and Bauer leading the shortlist, Radiocentre are up for three awards on the night.
MP welcomes ‘swift’ BBC rebuke of presenter over climate sceptic tweet
The BBC has reprimanded the presenter of Radio 4’s Inside Science after he called on followers to write to their local MPs about the reappointment of Graham Stringer.
BBC launches Diversity Guidelines for radio
The guidance is designed to make clear the BBC’s expectations and reflect its values and commitments to diversity and inclusion, on and off air.
Google and Facebook dominate over half of digital media market
They account for over half (54%) of the UK’s digital ad market, attracting £6.3 billion of adspend, while the digital ad market is predicted to grow 11% this year.
Rebranding the UK’s longest-running radio programme for the digital age
BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs has a new identity created by D8, which takes inspiration from the watercolour paintings of Marc Chagall.
Radio award from Wicker’s World Foundation
A Radio and Audio Funding Award for a documentary piece has been announced by the Whicker’s World Foundation.
Apple blocking ads that follow users around web is ‘sabotage’, says industry
New iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra will stop ads following Safari users, prompting open letter claiming Apple is destroying internet’s economic model.
Seen Chris Moyles’ larger than life car sticker?
The first rule of a car sticker is; it needs to fit the car. The one the Chris Moyles show are offering will take a certain kind of dedicated individual.