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Time for television to take over the Exposure brand

By Julie Kissick As one door closes … another one opens. Exposure Radio is done and dusted for this year, and we move on to Exposure TV. This is the first year the university has run this Major Broadcast module … Continue reading

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Inspiration is what you need to succeed

By Julie Kissick As an undergraduate, I was fascinated by the 19th century novelist George Eliot, (aka Mary Ann Evans). Her unconventional life, strength of character and dogged determination to do things her way inspired me. Eliot was a woman … Continue reading

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Martians are Better on Radio

By Mary Traynor Earlier this week, Jeff Wayne’s musical version of the H.G Wells classic War of the Worlds came to the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena.  It was certainly an impressive show; a star studded cast, including Jason Donovan, Marty Pellow … Continue reading

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DAB Radio – Dead and buried?

By David Kevin Williams David Williams graduated in BA Radio from the University of Glamorgan and now works for the digital station Mountain FM. This was first published on his personal blogsite. Back in 2010 the government released the ‘Digital … Continue reading

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Radio: Watching the radio

By Beccy Leach I’ve been watching the radio. Not looking at a rectangular plastic thing in the corner of the room but watching BBC Radio 5 live online to see the presenters read from their screens, chat to their guests, … Continue reading

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Radio: Do we need an alternative to Auntie?

By Lyndon Jones As a recovering BBC staffer, I now spend a lot of time and energy trying to figure out how an audio producer can make a living. Let me be clear – I’m not at all resentful of … Continue reading

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Radio: Are we witnessing an evolution or a revolution?

“RADIO is evolving”. Yesterday, as I penned a few introductory paragraphs explaining the radio degree for a new undergraduate prospectus, I found myself writing those words. It took me some time to get any further. I took a trip down … Continue reading

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Controversial presenter vilified on social media

FEW news stories generate the kind of emotional response we’ve seen this week following the disappearance of young April Jones. The 5-year-old from Machynlleth went missing from near her home on Monday evening. As is becoming the norm, the news … Continue reading

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Radio: Moyles Says “Goodbye Breakfast”. The End of an Era

TODAY the man who is the epitome of radio Marmite signed off from the Radio 1 breakfast show for the final time. Chris Moyles, the station’s longest serving breakfast DJ, left the programme after eight and a half years. He … Continue reading

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The Sun – they buy it but don’t trust it

Two reports in today’s Press Gazette throw fascinating light on the position of The Sun in British journalism.  The National Readership Survey suggests that more than 13 million adults read the paper in print and online every week.  But a separate study found … Continue reading

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