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Nottingham Gets a Voice of its Own
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When the bongs of Little John rang out on BBC Radio Nottingham on the final day of January 1968, no-one knew what the future would hold for this new BBC local radio service in the City.   Fifty years ago, Auntie was dipping her toe in local radio waters with what she dubbed ‘an experiment’, much to…

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Peering over the wall at Facebook
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New Year 2018. Everyone is ill. Across the land, new radio station programme schedules are trumpeted. Corporate press releases tell us how ‘delighted’ the new smiling presenters are at their appointment; and the ones they replaced are congratulated for all their good work as they crawl around to fi…

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The Dreaded Voicetracking
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Voice-tracking is the devil. The scourge of our industry. The thing that has de-humanised this once exciting living, breathing thing called radio.  That would probably have been my view a few years ago as a spiky-haired awkward jock. Now, I believe it’s none of those things. Done well, it provides …

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