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Radio 1 Newsbeat slammed for Isis report

The BBC Trust and Ofcom have slammed Radio 1’s Newsbeat for broadcasting a report featuring comments from Isis suicide bomber Abu Sumayyah.

Lauren Lavarne

Radio Production Awards nominees unveiled

The nominations for the fifth Radio Production Awards have been unveiled.


Radio 1 to launch on iPlayer

BBC Radio 1 is to be handed a dedicated channel on iPlayer after the BBC Trust green-lit proposals made by the radio station 12 months ago.  

Rajar: Nick Grimshaw show up 300k

Rajar: Nick Grimshaw’s BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show climbed by over 300,000 listeners year-on-year to reach an audience of 5.8m as Chris Evans’ rival show on Radio 2 dipped slightly.


Radio's loss is new platforms' gain

Commercial radio has lost its personality to the podcasters, says former DJ Steve Penk