Monthly Archives: January 2012

Local TV aims to boost Valley’s economy

Today saw the launch of 3VTV, a new local television channel for Blaenau Gwent. Run by the Micro-Broadcasting Centre in partnership with the University of Wales, Newport, the channel will broadcast via the internet short films  about local people, made … Continue reading

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Exposure radio is live online

The Exposure radio project is live on the web as of 10.00 this morning.  Tune in for news, music and discussion all aimed at the University of Glamorgan community. The project, based at the Atrium in Cardiff, is live Monday to … Continue reading

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Editor of Radio Wales helps students launch station

Steve Austins, editor of Radio Wales, gave valuable advice to students at the University of Glamorgan who will be launching a three-week live radio station – Exposure Radio – next week.

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This is Swansea, Bach….

Lyndon Jones, Lecturer in Radio and Audio at the ATRiuM, is one of the sound artists contributing to Klang Canteen, an exhibition opening next week at Swansea’s Elysium Gallery. ‘Klang’ is German for sound, and in this exhibition visitors are … Continue reading

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The Media Policy Agenda for Wales

As the UK Government prepares to publish its Communications Green Paper, the first step towards a new Communications Act, Huw David Jones reports on the priorities for Welsh stakeholders.  This blog was orginally published on the LSE Media Policy Project. … Continue reading

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Flagship Radio 4 programmes switch to Facebook

Listeners to the Today Programme or The World At One on Radio 4 may have noticed a significant change in the back-announcements from presenters since the turn of the year. Whereas we used to be told that we could – … Continue reading

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A century of tabloid Brits in New York

Another Brit (Colin Myler, ex News of the World) is on his way to New York to edit one of the city’s tabloids. Nothing new there. British (and Australian) subs and editors have long been recruited as shock troops in … Continue reading

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Press standards – what’s new?

As the Leveson inquiry into press standards resumes (on 9 Jan) it might be interesting to put the current debate about the behaviour of the media into a historical perspective. Here’s a list of concerns about newspapers and journalists: ‘Complaints … Continue reading

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