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Press Regulation: What Should Happen?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 11, 2013 – 17:55

In our Broadcast Law lecture at uni today we were looking at press regulation and the Leveson Inquiry of 2011-12.

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Where Next for Cirencester’s Local Radio Station?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on October 16, 2010 – 09:44

Since the last Corinium Radio broadcast in July, we have been making arrangements for our 10th broadcast.

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The Legal Side of Working In Radio

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 14, 2010 – 08:08

Its been over four years now since I started broadcasting on Corinium Radio. Since I’ve launched the blog, I’ve been talking about it rather a lot.

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2010 Election: What Does This Mean for Broadcasters?

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 6, 2010 – 20:31

We heard this morning the news that Gordon Brown has confirmed May 6. as the date of the 2010 general election.

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Why Corinium Radio Stays Off-Air During the Snow

Icon Written by Fred Hart on January 17, 2010 – 12:02

When it snows, there is an increased demand for local news and information – such as travel news, school closures and weather forecasts. As a local community radio station, you’d think that Corinium Radio would be the perfect place for that… in a sense, it is. But not all the time – and I thought […]

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Rage Against the Machine on 5 Live Breakfast

Icon Written by Fred Hart on December 19, 2009 – 18:40

You may have heard about the incident on 5 Live which happened earlier in the week, when Rage Against the Machine performed on the Breakfast Show, and swore live on air.

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OfCom Reviews the Broadcasting Code

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 15, 2009 – 19:58

I have just read via RadioToday.co.uk that the UK’s media regulator, OfCom is to review the broadcasting code. The broadcasting code is a set of rules outlining what all TV and radio stations can or can’t broadcast. This is the first review of them since 2005.

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Pirate Radio

Icon Written by Fred Hart on March 11, 2009 – 19:18

As many regular blog readers know, I am really keen on the idea of community radio and highly against pirate radio, so the recent report on the BBC website about the pirates’ views was very interesting reading for me.

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