Radio

XTRA pressure on London station

The second protest rally against Capital XTRA’s (formerly Choice FM) decision to desist from playing reggae, gospel and soca music was held on Sunday (26 January 2014) outside Global Radio Headquarters in Leicester Square, Central London, England. The rally, organised by the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU) and The Voice newspaper, began just… [Continue Reading]

Radio One’s Moyles names ‘worst DJ’

BBC Radio 1 star Chris Moyles was named the most irritating DJ in Britain today – because he waffles on rather than telling listeners what he is playing. A survey found the motormouth presenter was top of the chart when it came to failing to let people know the tracks on his shows – one… [Continue Reading]

Radio 5 Live to face closer scrutiny

TalkSport, which claimed it was not broadcasting enough news content and was failing in its commitment to cover minority sports. The trust rejected TalkSport’s complaint, saying that under the BBC’s current definition of news and the way Radio 5 Live measures its output, the station is hitting its 75% news quota as outlined in its… [Continue Reading]