Of prejudice, and a great radio show: U P Ki Kahaniyaan

Some time back, I had tweeted without thought. Without pondering. Just on the basis of a 30-second radio spot, I decided that I wouldn’t like the show it was promoting, I wrote that the presenter and his show deserved to be pushed to the graveyard shift where it would help insomniacs, etc, and that the show was a 15-minute speedbreaker in the station’s drive prime.

Listeners irate over BBC radio streaming format changes

While every media house will really stretch to  stand up even taller on its toes to blow an awards-win trumpet, just how  many would care to report about ire amongst their readers,  viewers,  listeners or users? That’s another reason I love the Beeb. BBC listeners have expressed anger about the BBC’s radio streaming service as…

Drive Prime and Drive Crime

Slightly more than a fortnight back, I had written in a Facebook note (reproduced at the end of this post) that Radio ONE in Mumbai plays the best and most varied music, because their programming strategy had been evolved to include only the best and most popular songs, and to strictly exclude any repeats whatsoever…