Talk radio

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The week in audio: Uncanny; Just One Thing; Built to Thrive and more
It’s time for more spooky goings-on from the host of The Battersea Poltergeist. And two podcasts that promise to make you feel better

Miranda Sawyer

20, Oct, 2021 @12:57 PM

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LBC’s Maajid Nawaz’s fascination with conspiracies raises alarm
The radio host has been criticised for his tweets on the coronavirus and US elections

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Jan, 2021 @8:15 AM

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YouTube reverses TalkRadio ban for allegedly breaching content policy
Station was banned from the platform for 12 hours but insists it has ‘robust editorial controls’

Alex Hern Technology editor

05, Jan, 2021 @4:36 PM

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Labour should be wary of a rightwing media that only wants 'culture war' | Owen Jones
Keir Starmer’s stumbling response to a LBC caller highlights the risks of playing on hostile terrain, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

17, Dec, 2020 @9:00 AM

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James O’Brien: ‘I saw everything as a fight’
The highly combative star of talk radio is adopting a mellower approach. James O’Brien talks about trust, therapy and knowing when you are wrong

Alex Moshakis

24, Oct, 2020 @11:00 PM

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The week in audio: Andrew Neil with Times Radio Drive; What Next? with Lionel Barber – reviews
The veteran political bruiser doesn’t quite nail the drive-time manner

Miranda Sawyer

24, Oct, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Talking the talk: how speech radio brings culture wars to the airwaves
Times Radio launches on Monday into a crowded field, reflecting an appetite for engagement that many listeners crave

Jim Waterson

28, Jun, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Rupert Murdoch's talkRadio argued it had very few listeners to avoid fine
Station fined £75,000 after it let George Galloway breach impartiality rules on what it described as a ‘niche’ show

Jim Waterson Media editor

17, Feb, 2020 @2:48 PM

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Times to launch talk radio station to challenge BBC Radio 4
Times Radio aims to lure BBC listeners and will feature ‘great names of broadcasting’

Jim Waterson Media editor

28, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Miranda Sawyer’s best radio and podcasts of 2019
The year we came close to peak podcast nonetheless saw a wealth of talent, while radio saw more upheaval

Miranda Sawyer

31, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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News UK said to be mulling talkRadio rebrand as Times Radio
Station staff aware of imminent relaunch but parent company has not confirmed details

Jim Waterson Media editor

05, Dec, 2019 @7:35 PM

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James O’Brien: ‘I can live with ‘centrist dad’. Liberal? Yeah. Do-gooder? I try’
When LBC hired the talk radio host, he was not the liberal yet caustic voice of reason he is today. But then came the austerity of the coalition years – and now the chaos and denial of Brexit outrages him daily

Zoe Williams

01, Apr, 2019 @6:12 AM

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