Category Archives: Welsh media

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: A world view from a small nation

The range, diversity and impact of radio around the world is explored in a new book published by the University of Wales Press, with fascinating contributions from the radio team at the ATRiuM and colleagues from universities in Britain and … Continue reading

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Wales tops radio listening – but TV tops for local news

Adults in Wales listen to radio more than those in any other nation of the UK, according to Ofcom’s latest Welsh ‘market report’.  But they turn to TV as their main source for local news – again more than in … Continue reading

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What Our Graduates Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

As the London Olympics 2012 have shown us, it takes hard work, dedication, determination and a clear focus to achieve success, in any and every area of life. Elite athletes only get to the top by creating and capitalising on … Continue reading

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Radio: Moyles To Hang Up His Headphones

It was the best kept secret in radio broadcasting – Chris Moyles announced on air this morning that he was hanging up his headphones and leaving his “dream job” on the Radio 1 breakfast show after eight years. “Motor-mouth Moyles” … Continue reading

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Towards a Welsh media policy

Huw David Jones reports on the findings of an Assembly inquiry which calls for a media policy forum to advise Welsh Government Lately the media sector in Wales has been going through something of a crisis.  In October 2011, BBC … Continue reading

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Using social media to gather 50-year-old smallpox stories

A four-month long experiment in the use of social media to gather people’s memories about the 1962 smallpox outbreak in Wales comes to an end today. Tracking the events of 50 years ago – often day by day – the … Continue reading

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Glamorgan Graduate Elected in Cardiff

THE political landscape of Wales has changed again today.  As the results of the council elections are revealed, it’s apparent that Welsh Labour is enjoying its best showing since local council reorganisation in 1996..

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Censorship in the Welsh media

The latest issue of the investigative website Rebecca includes disturbing accounts of two incidents in which the public were prevented from seeing TV programmes with a strong and clear public interest.

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Mission aborted – independent Welsh news consortium in new journal

The Association for Journalism Education has launched its new journal – Journalism Education – with papers looking at the current developments in the business, including the impact of Twitter. The journal includes a look-back at the previous government’s plans for … Continue reading

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