Monthly Archives: May 2015

UK Media Trends 2015

We’ve produced a UK Media Trends report for 2015 using the latest available and most credible data to look at which media are rising, which are declining and how the consumption is changing. The deck is below. Some of the trends worth pointing out are: 1. Internet use is still rising, not many signs of […]

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Worth a listen: The Media Show – Sir Martin Sorrell

  Sir Martin Sorrell on Radio 4’s Media Show is worth a listen. He speaks with great knowledge about the changing media landscape. He mentions the opportunities and problems with digital media and why he thinks old media “is not dead yet”. I thought he raised a good point about social networking and online use: […]

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Radio snoops….

Just about every radio presenter I know has posted this video alongside a comment along the lines of “so true”   This got me thinking about snoops, air-checks, listening sessions whatever you want to call them. When I was making programmes I used to look forward to a snoop as much as Jeremy Clarkson would […]

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A thought for radio people ahead of RAJAR…

The new RAJAR figures are due to radio stations next week. It was always a nervous time for me and others. For commercial stations their financial future is at stake. For all radio people the RAJAR figures can affect your career prospects, the money you earn, even the time of day you work. They’re compiled […]

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General Election: Crappy Communications

That’s the general election over then. I’ve been working on an election campaign over the past 15 months and so have been keeping my views on the situation quiet. Now that it is all over I have to come out and say that, in the main, the communications from the main parties has been disappointing. […]

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Is social media mass media?

This made me think: Last night one of my tweets was retweeted by someone who has one million followers on Twitter. So how many people do you think saw the tweet? And how many people clicked the link in the tweet? Obviously the tweet was seen by fewer than all the one million followers. According […]

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