Monday, October 25, 2010

Terry O'Reilly to host CBC Radio One's "Q" tomorrow (October 26th)

The CBC Radio One program on advertising and marketing, "The Age of
Persuasion", which normally airs for 20 weeks per year, is one of my

Its host, Terry O'Reilly, will be hosting the CBC weekdaily
arts/culture/entertainment program "Q" on Tuesday, providing us "AOP"
fans a chance for a between-season "fix" of Mr. O'Reilly's wit and

Check out and also

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Still Gaga Over Radio (from the Belfast Telegraph)


Note the dates October 28th - 30th -- an interesting event
co-sponsored by RTE and BBC Northern Ireland is coming up...

Two BBC World Service programs will be produced in coordination with
the event: an edition of "World Have Your Say" and "The Forum".

Thursday, October 14, 2010

BBC DG interviewed on NPR's "On The Media"


Mark Thompson, the BBC's Director General, is interviewed; a good
discussion covering several topics including the World Service.

Worth a listen.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

"Remix Radio" from PRX -- interesting new concept I hadn't seen before

If you've participated in the swprograms list before or read my NASWA
columns, you've seen me mention the "Public Radio Exchange"
before; they are a content clearinghouse for independently-produced
programming available to public radio stations as well as individual

PRX has launched a live stream called "Remix Radio" that provides a
continuous stream of programming from the programming available at
their website.

It strikes me as a "pot luck" opportunity to sample something random
that you might not otherwise check out in your usual "appointment

It isn't 100% spoken word -- it's more of an "interesting sound"
format...but my impression is that it's primarily spoken word...

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Old Time Radio resource: "When Radio Was"

A random browse led me to this website -- appropriate for fans of
old-time radio.

The daily syndicated program airs on WVXU-FM; WVXU also airs the
Saturday evening two-hour ediiton.

WVXU streams its audio...with no evidence that this program is blocked.