TV and Radio
17 June 2002
The primary selling points for digital audio broadcasting (DAB) are choice and sound quality - "crystal-clear digital...
TV and Radio
03 June 2002
For wireless humorists and parodists, local radio is easy meat. In the early 1980s, Radio Active took the genre apart...
TV and Radio
06 May 2002
In these days when most computers are capable of becoming multi-track recording studios and CD factories, the amazement...
TV and Radio
22 April 2002
Danny Baker divides public opinion violently. He is either one of the most intelligent, idiosyncratic and funny...
Culture
08 April 2002
After Kenneth Clarke's Jazz Greats series ended, I thought about other politicians who have turned to the wireless....
TV and Radio
18 March 2002
Ken Bruce recently joked on his Radio 2 show that he wasn't sure what he was going to do about digital radio. He then...
TV and Radio
04 March 2002
Many politicians like to suggest that they have a rich "hinterland" - a portfolio of interests outside of politics,...
TV and Radio
18 February 2002
A great deal of fuss was made last year about the BBC's Treasure Hunt campaign. Under this initiative, former staffers...
04 February 2002
Last July, the BBC World Service ended short-wave transmissions to North America, Australia and New Zealand....
14 January 2002
What does it take to get ahead in radio these days? Given that Radio 1 employs DJs called Emma B and Sarah HB, being...
26 November 2001
Back in the days before News 24, when television made itself a mug of Horlicks at about 11.30 each night, the only...