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Spooky stations
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The unmistakable sound of someone being sick in a toilet.  It’s not the most attractive sound, but one which sensible late night disc jockeys at Nottingham’s Radio Trent claimed to hear in the depths of night, when alone in the station’s 1794 building. That was just one of the odd things reported f…

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What future for the radio news bulletin?
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News bulletins have adopted much the same production recipe since 1922.   Whether the 6.00 immaculately-presented nightly feast on BBC Radio 4 or the hourly juicy snack on much commercial radio, maybe smothered with a funky bed. Arthur Burrows, who delivered the first ever newscasts on a dark Nove…

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