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The Evolution of Radio Broadcasting

While its history is vast and still growing, it was not that long ago that the radio completely changed the world forever. It’s history dates all the way back to the 1800s, although it wasn’t until the 20th century that its significance to modern society was realized....

Radio Censorship

Censorship in radio broadcasting is not anything new and has, in fact, been around almost since the very first radio broadcast. As far back as the 1920s, the government established rules or codes of conduct for radio stations to follow in determining what content they...

Radio Around the World: A Look at New Zealand

In my recent blog series, I discuss radio broadcasting in different countries. In previous articles, we took a look at radio in France and China. Now let’s dive under to New Zealand – a southwestern Pacific country, home to 4.7 million.   Early Radio New...

Radio Around the World: A Look at China

Radio broadcasting varies all over the world, and in this series of blogs, I will discuss radio in different countries. Our second stop is China – an East Asia country home to 1.4 billion.   China Radio The first radio station in China was the Radio Corporation...

How Radio Stations Get Their Names

Typically, radio stations have a 4-letter identification that goes along with their station number. You may have noticed that most of them either start with a W or K but have you ever bothered to learn why? Well, it all started with telegraphs.   Radio History In...

Radio Around the World: A Look at France

Radio broadcasting varies all over the world, and in this series of blogs, I will discuss radio in different countries. Our first stop is France – a western Europe country home to 67 million.   Radio History Radio Paris was the first commercial radio...

How to Choose a Talk Radio Topic

When working on a set of talk radio, it can be challenging to generate new topics that engage your listeners. At the start of a new talk show, it can easy to come up with fresh ideas. However, the longer the talk show is on for, the more challenging it can become to...

Frank Sinatra: Iconic Artist and Badass

One of the most acclaimed and influential artists of the 20th century was Frank Sinatra. Being one of the most successful selling musicians of all time, Sinatra is arguably the best artist and most iconic badass in the world.   All About Sinatra’s Career...

10 Most Popular Songs on the Radio in 2017

Each year brings an abundance of new artists and songs. According to Billboard, the following is the most popular songs in 2017, which are mainly pop tunes.   1. Ed Sheeran – “Shape of You” The biggest hit of 2017 was by Ed Sheeran. Sheeran has been gaining...

Types of Radio Careers

Radio broadcasting is a challenging and competitive field, but can also be very exciting and rewarding. There are many aspects of radio, and while the most popular broadcasting career is a radio personality, a radio station would not be able to run without the many...