6 Music

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Gender disparity in UK radio report shows minor improvements on 2020
All-female acts make up 20% of the top 50 British artists played, an increase of just 1% from the previous year

Laura Snapes

16, Sep, 2021 @12:20 PM

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The week in audio: 9/12; StoryCast 21: 9/11 Janice Brooks: Inside the South Tower and more
Dan Taberski examines the morning after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, while one British survivor recounts the day minute by minute. Plus, Shaun Keaveny’s last 6 Music show

Miranda Sawyer

11, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Radio roadshow: the Beeb's big move away from London
The BBC is right to diversify outside the capital – but its radical relocation plan is being badly managed

Miranda Sawyer

28, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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The week in audio: Boom Radio; The Simon Mayo Drivetime Show; Penny Smith
There’s hot competition among stations moving in to capture middle-aged listeners left cold by modernisation at Radio 2

Miranda Sawyer

20, Mar, 2021 @5:00 PM

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'David was terrified': the inside story of how Bowie and Lennon met
A new BBC interview with producer Tony Visconti retells the awkward encounter that led to the creation of David Bowie and John Lennon’s US No 1 Fame

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Radio 1 to air censored version of Pogues' Fairytale of New York
Offensive words in the Christmas song to be removed or altered for Radio 1, but remain unchanged on Radio 2

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Nov, 2020 @9:06 AM

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Female British artists underrepresented on UK radio, survey finds
Fewer than one in five songs in top 100 airplay chart so far this year were by British female acts

Laura Snapes

21, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The week in radio and podcasts: The End of the World Has Already Happened, Wild Music and more
Philosopher Timothy Morton and Greta Thunberg ushered in the new year with practical and engaging takes on the climate crisis

Sean O’Hagan

05, Jan, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Cerys Matthews: ‘Come Brexit, I’ll be scrumping nettles’
The BBC Radio 6 Music presenter and author of Where the Wild Cooks Go on flamenco, foraging and south Indian food

Tim Adams

17, Nov, 2019 @9:45 AM

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Mark Radcliffe, electronica god: 'I'm not just some radio bloke having a dabble'
The DJ has made an album inspired by untranslatable words, recorded with a bloke he met in the pub called Paul Langley. So what does ‘boketto’ mean?

Dave Simpson

25, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Mark Radcliffe ‘surprised’ to lose BBC show during cancer
BBC presenter disappointed with management’s behaviour as he was having treatment

Jim Waterson Media editor

02, Sep, 2019 @11:01 PM

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The week in radio and podcasts: Lauren Laverne; Mary Anne Hobbs; Shaun Keaveny
With Laverne moving to the indie music station’s breakfast slot, it’s all change, and all for the better

Miranda Sawyer

13, Jan, 2019 @7:00 AM

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