James Cridland’s Future of Radio: New Next Radio conf speakers, plus the RAB’s podcast and Denmark to switch off FM?

james cridland canvasJames Cridland is Managing Director of media.info, and an Australia-based radio futurologist. He is a consultant, writer and public speaker who concentrates on the effect that new platforms and technology are having on the radio business. Find out more or subscribe at http://james.cridland.net

Next Radio

  • Matt and I announced a bunch of new speakers for the Next Radio conference this week. Hey: sponsorship is available for some bits, and you can join Broadcast Bionics and the BBC Academy in supporting this great event. Do get in touch.

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  • The ABC have done a deal with Google to add their latest news to the Google Assistant (and, from there, the Google Home smart speaker).
  • Interesting podcast from ex-ABC staffers: Moonshot
  • Top 20 percent of ABC staff paid $124 million – a hangover from last week’s hand-wringing about the BBC’s salaries. The ABC isn’t, it seems, well-paid: in comparison with the BBC, anyway. It also has a lower market share. Wonder if the two are connected in some way?


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