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TV audiences discuss shows on Facebook in real time

A sizeable proportion of viewers are discussing programmes on Facebook, not just Twitter

Should we start forking out for 4K?

CBA Technical Consultant Neil Dormand looks into the practicalities of 4K’s near future

Broadcasting reassurance: post-typhoon weather reports

A disaster communications expert at Radyo Bakdaw in the Philippines describes how important broadcast weather reports are for reassuring people rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

World Radio Day: Forecasting radio’s role in extreme weather

The frequency of extreme weather events around the world looks set to increase, and World Radio Day gives pause to reflect on the medium’s key role in emergencies, and how it could be better

Guardian’s deputy ed to tell Snowden story at Radiodays Europe

The inside story of whistleblower Edward Snowden’s disclosures of mass surveillance will headline this year’s Radiodays Europe.

Bangladesh proposes independent broadcasting commission

Draft policy approved this week proposing a regulatory body to appointed by the President. Meanwhile the Prime Minister (above) is reportedly left out of the approval process