I came across Anchor last week. I read it was “Twitter for radio”. That combines my two favourite platforms.
First impressions – excellent. Welcomed by a “real person” with a “real message” and found a couple of other people who I know from Twitter.
a Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) report says that Serbian Government pressure, state funding for favoured outlets and self-censorship have all contributed to a worsening in Serbia’s media landscape.
Interview with Ivan Novak also known as Saliger, a founding member of Slovenian band Laibach on their 35 anniversary and on his return from North Korea concerts.
How is technology impacting on Journalism? The question could be asked at least once a week and each week there would be even more information to add to the answer.
NOTE – 26/10/17 I see today this page has come up in a number of web searches. This is not an up-to-date analisys – just a snapshot from February 2016 For regularly updated info on Northern Ireland radio and RAJAR… Continue Reading →
The Joint National Listenership Research (JNLR) annual survey has just been published. “RTÉ Radio 1 kept its recovery going in the final months of 2015, but Today FM and RTÉ’s 2fm both saw their listener tallies slip, latest radio ratings show.”… Continue Reading →
I was talking to my Journalism students today and yesterday about the impact of technology on journalism and how journalism is changing. Although I’m supposed to be teaching radio production, I expect I will be dropping in the odd thought… Continue Reading →
This website from Berkley [http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/tutorials/garageband-basic-editing/] is an excellent simple step by step introduction to editing speech on Garageband. These two YouTube videos are useful, too. “GarageBand Tutorial 1: Edit an Audio File” And “Editing Audio Files in GarageBand” is pretty good… Continue Reading →
Reading aloud on the radio is easy, if you have a well written script. But there are a few simple tips to help you do it better.
From The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production, some excellent tips on writing for radio for students, print journalists and podcasters.
Notes on an interview about 30 years of U2 gigs in Belfast.
This is a piece I wrote for Slovenia Times magazine, now on their website.
The black limousines with the darkened windows are heading up the hill to the Vila Bled again today. The BMW shuttle service brings some of the most politically influential individuals in the south western Europe and Balkans region to hotels… Continue Reading →
“I considered myself, even today, but back then when I was younger, to be a rare bird.” Leo Ličof is founder and artistic director of the Okarina Festival which celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer. We met in his restaurant… Continue Reading →
Who was the kid on vibes? During Festival Bled, I have listened to and enjoyed more chamber music than I guess I have ever heard performed in concert before. It has been a really memorable experience, filled with learning and… Continue Reading →
The Bled Film Festival opens Tuesday 16 June promising at least two premiers, a retrospective of Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi and the opportunity to hear two other film makers talk to an audience about their work. SEE THE FULL… Continue Reading →