This study compares the radio news broadcasts of numerous radio stations (CBS, CNN, AP, NPR, VoA, BBC) to find the differences between the different modes of station operations. Commercial and public stations were found to miss certain international news items
This article addresses the formative time for radio broadcasting, addressing such disparate aspects as news coverage and the radio drama in Britain and America. In the section devoted to radio dramas, Camporesi identifies a perceived difference in attention span between the two countries, with American dramas being much shorter than their British counterparts. Almost all materials imported between countries had to be modified to adjust to differing tastes.
This article follows the history of the British public broadcasting service, the BBC. It compares the equality of access to that of the United States and envisions potential futures for public broadcasting in a world with rapidly evolving technology.
Aired on BBC7 Saturday November 19 starting at 9AM, this three hour program rebroadcast selected episodes of the classic BBC Radio hit Dad's Army along with commentary from the two men responsible for transferring the program from television to radio. In addition to airing the episodes, the pair describe their production schedule, the challenges in adapting a radio play, and other minutae regarding the show.
The homepage of BBC radio offers information on their extensive radio programming on 10 different channels, as well as specific information on DAB Radio, a digital form of broadcasting utilized in Britain. The site allows for live streaming of any of their stations as well as a 6-day archive of previously aired radio dramas ranging from Shakespeare to Doctor Who.
In this October 9, 2003 New Media Age blurb Nigel Sheldon discusses the BBC radio drama "Dark House". The program was interactive, with dialogue decided by voting via phone or SMS. In addition to the interactive storytelling "Dark House" used a binaural recording technique, with microphones placed near the actors' ears.