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What Can We Learn From the Bishop?
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Watching the Royal wedding from the top deck of a cruise ship surrounded by enthusiastic Americans was a sight I shall not easily forget. Those sunny pictures of a chocolate-box Britain will likely do next year’s tourism receipts no harm. And for us broadcasters, maybe there was a lesson at this Wi…

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Is Big Really Beautiful - A Hyper Local Future?
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Big is beautiful. Unless you’re a BBC local radio station. The larger the area, the lower the reach %. It’s not the fault of the folk who work at the larger stations – they likely work just as hard - and are also in more competitive cities with radio aplenty – and, in London, with head on commercia…

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When the Polls Close
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Election broadcasting is a real sport. An endurance test for the presenters, commentators and contributors.  Pace yourself. When to sleep. What to eat. It's also a fine British tradition - and what presenter on-air does not feel in some way they are an echo of a bespectacled towering broadcasti…

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