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BBC Local Radio - A personal view
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I was eight.  Shy. Nice short trousers and a braided jacket with badge.  The poem was ‘the Great Fire of London’; and when BBC Radio Nottingham’s ‘Magic Microphone Club' visited our local infants school, I was called to the front to recite it into a huge microphone with a red foam pop shie…

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Phil Riley at Orion Media does not believe in fortune telling, astrology and the like. Surprising really. Given he is a Gemini. But. If I put on my chiffon scarf and gaze into the crystal ball and look forward ten years; What do I see? I see a very different sort of radio presenter. Few would do…

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Has Video Killed the Radio Star?
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Forty years ago today, the Buggles released  Video Killed the Radio Star . Since that unseasonably warm day in 1979, we’ve had to tolerate that miserable headline being wantonly applied by journalists to every minor bump in the road for our great medium. What’s really happened since 1979…

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