Digital Audio story of the week
Deezer unveils new logo, adds Alexa support for free listeners in most markets
Deezer made a pair of announcements this week. First, the audio company rolled out a rebrand with an updated appearance and design for its app. Second, Deezer is adding some support for voice controls on its free tier.
Mental Health Minute back for 2019
Radiocentre has led on the Mental Health Minute for a second year uniting stars from music, stage and screen with His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge to voice a minute-long message to be broadcast simultaneously across hundreds of UK radio stations at 10.59am today (Monday 13th May).
The #MentalHealthMinute made history last year, broadcasting to one of radio’s biggest ever collective audiences with stations from across the BBC and commercial radio uniting to carry the same message.
Radio remains Europe’s most trusted medium
Research from the European Commission has confirmed that radio is still the most trusted medium in Europe, scoring higher than any other media in 24 out of the 33 countries surveyed.
Panel line-up revealed for ‘Podcasts: What’s The Point?’
“Maple Street Creative’s podcast event for Radio Audio Week was so oversubscribed that we’ve had to keep our sensational panel a secret…until now… We’re delighted to say that our special guest on the night will be Broadcaster and Presenter of the award-winning podcast ‘Soundtracking’, Edith Bowman.”