If women are to have a public voice in Ghana’s media ecology then a great deal more needs to happen.
Podcasting exploded due to the lack of gatekeepers. Now big tech companies are starting to act like traditional media networks, signing popular hosts to exclusive contracts and establishing paywalls.
Social media platform Clubhouse is a buzzy Silicon Valley darling, but its core attribute – audio chat – is unlikely to be a flash in the pan.
Empowerment can mean different things for different women, but access to information is key. In Mali radio is the main source of information.
Researchers have found a way to speed up the search for dark matter using technology from quantum computing. By squeezing quantum noise, detectors can now look for axions twice as fast.
For centuries, people largely read politicians’ words. But with the advent of radio, the ability of politicians to engage and entertain became crucial components of their candidacies.
BTS has broken record after record but the industry still discounts K-pop as not pop.
The poor resourcing of media houses in Ghana has contributed to political corruption
COVID-19 has accelerated the disintegration of New Zealand's media. A state-led reconstruction strategy is the only answer.
News-making practices in private radio broadcasting in Ghana need a re-think.
With his defence of those on “struggle street” mixed with a hectoring and bullying style, Jones exerted enormous influence on Australian public life. But utlimately, progress ran over the top.
During the Second World War, anxious but also bored BBC listeners found comfort in the soothing sounds of Sandy Macpherson, Canadian-born organist.
The most popular broadcast medium in Ghana has gone through a politically fuelled evolution that has strengthened it.
Gender stereotyping might be funny, but it’s no joke. A public health professor explains why she took action against everyday sexism when she heard it in a radio advert.
In 2009, newspapers prophesied the death of the radio drama. However, as of 2020 audio fiction has become the fastest-growing strand in publishing, with tech, media and film companies crowding in.
When the USSR launched the world’s first satellite, Sputnik 1 didn’t do much other than regularly “beep” over the radio. Yet, this simple sound is associated with the beginnings of space exploration.
From the beginning, National Public Radio vowed that it would speak with 'many voices.'
ABC’s decision to ax its radio coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been labeled a ‘complete shame’. But from a financial viewpoint, the broadcaster had few other options.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation, like South Africa itself, is a symbol of contradictions. While there are bad people who work for it, there are also many good ones.
Although many years have passed, the Rwandan genocide still has much to teach us about the centrality of media in cases of state violence.