Feb 12, 2007
David Giovannoni, an influential audience researcher in the world of public radio, shares credit for an album that won a Grammy last night. Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1891-1922 took the award in the Historical Album category. Giovannoni served as production consultant and contributed album notes, technical assistance and records from his collection. (Via RadioSutton.)
Posted by Mike at 11:43 AM
"We must as an industry stop thinking within radio and television silos," writes Dennis Haarsager on his blog. "It's a distinction that is important to us, but is totally unimportant to our listeners and viewers in an on-demand world. But NPR isn't chartered to worry about television, PBS isn't chartered to worry about radio, and decades of bad blood makes it difficult to build a unified future. We need to get over it and we may need a new institution to do it. Separate systems won't work."
Posted by Mike at 11:27 AM
A New Republic blogger reviews two BBC radio shows and asks, "Why are there so many excellent program(me)s on BBC Radio 4 with no American counterpart?"
Posted by Mike at 10:48 AM