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Buble to do weekly radio show on Magic
From Radio Today. Posted October 25 2011, 11.40am
Canadian singer to host Saturday afternoons for rest of 2011. (more)
China to donate radio stations to South Sudan
From Media Network Weblog. Posted October 25 2011, 11.39am
The Chinese government has extended a grant of 200 million Yuan (about US$31.5 million) to South Sudan for development projects in the newly independent state. (more)
Libyan radio has re-started its External Service
From Media Network Weblog. Posted October 25 2011, 11.26am
Danish DXer Anker Petersen reports to Hard-Core DX: “I  listened to Libya this afternoon (Oct 24) at 1610-1735 UTC on 11600.00 kHz which had a broadcast in French with SINPO 35433 – 45443 and S up to 9+30 dB, but a very muffled voice audio. (more)
Occupy radio ship – reports untrue
From Media Network Weblog. Posted October 25 2011, 11.07am
Recent reports in Dutch newspapers and other media about the Dutch Occupy movement preparing to launch its own radio station have proven to be unfounded. According to rumours, a radio ship was due to be anchored outside territorial waters off the Dutch coast near The Hague. (more)
 

UN Commission sets global broadband targets
From Media Network Weblog. Posted October 25 2011, 11.02am
The Broadband Commission for Digital Development has agreed on a set of four ‘ambitious but achievable’ new targets that countries around the world should strive to meet in order to ensure their populations fully participate in tomorrow’s emerging knowledge societies. (more)

 
BBC to put on awards do for radio drama
From Radio Today. Posted October 25 2011, 10.25am
Entries sought from across the industry for Audio Drama Awards. (more)
 
John Peel Day: Share with us your memories
From Media Guardian. Posted October 25 2011, 10.13am
It’s seven years since the DJ’s death. (more)
 
Global Radio partners with Team 2012
From Radio Today. Posted October 25 2011, 8.01am
Commercial group announced as official radio partner for Team 2012. (more)
 
 

More community stations in Ofcom breach
From Radio Today. Posted October 24 2011, 11.18pm
London stations explain how songs containing offensive language made it to air. (more)

 

 

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