Daily Press Summary | Wednesday 12 June 2019
DAB digital radio sales on the rise
Latest WorldDAB report reveals more than 75 million DAB/DAB+ receivers sold as of Q4 2018.
The new dimensions of media: trends for the future
As the pace of technological innovation accelerates, futurist Tracey Follows explores some of the most profound shifts set to impact the media sector.
Radio 2’s Bob Harris to take a break from broadcasting due to illness
Presenter says he’s “on the road” to recovery following an aortic dissection.
Copa90 launches first podcast with Football Inside Out
Podcast is part of a longer-term audio strategy for the football media business
Movers and Shakers: Mother, MediaCom, Channel 4, Dentsu, Adam & Eve/DDB
Weekly round-up of new appointments includes Radiocentre’s promotion of George Butler to head of marketing.
Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test
Last month Facebook declined to remove a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi even after it was viewed millions of times.
Ofcom makes revisions to DAB technical rules for broadcasters
Ofcom has made changes to ensure the Technical Codes keep pace with new technology and industry developments, including the needs of future small scale DAB services.
US: Radio’s promotional value under scrutiny at AIMP Indie Music Publishing Summit
The radio industry is getting the better part of its deal with the music industry, according to Massarsky Consulting CEO Barry Massarsky.
Radiohead foil attempted blackmail over OK Computer tapes
Radiohead have scuppered a blackmail attempt by releasing 18 hours of music recorded during the making of their classic album OK Computer.
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