James Cridland’s Future of Radio: S-Town is 8x bigger than Serial, kind of. Plus the UK’s golden age of radio

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

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  • North Korea: How media and the internet work – USB sticks as a network. /via Benedict Evans
  • Doha: “We grew monthly Facebook video views 500% to 100M in six months. Here’s what we learned.” – Al Jazeera share their secrets
  • Ireland: Oh, hooray. OnAir Coach has written a blog post especially for me. Ten points, Nails.
  • New Zealand – any advertising or sponsor on New Zealand radio on Good Friday/Easter Sat/Sun means an instant $10,000 fine by the regulator. You’re not even allowed to reference any brand names. Personally, I quite like the idea of advertising-free days.
  • If a company put censors in fridges, I hope they were wearing heavy coats. (This is a joke for literally one reader).

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