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  • asiCast 102: The origin and role of the Global TV Group

    In this asiCast Brian Jacobs of BJ&A talks to Lindsey Clay, CEO of Thinkbox, about its work as the marketing body for commercial television in the UK and the origins and role of the Global TV Group she was instrumental in putting together and of which she is President. The… Read more

  • Taking the initiative: a review of the 2019 asi International Conferences in Prague

    There was a definite air of anticipation ahead of this year’s asi conferences in Prague. Not just the highest attendance yet for both the Radio & Audio and Television & Video Conferences, but also a backdrop of ongoing tenders, new initiatives and exclusive announcements. Add to this a return to… Read more

  • The challenge of change – navigating streaming TV shifts

    It is widely acknowledged that the television industry is in a period of significant change – regarded by Guy Bisson, Research Director of Ampere Analysis, as just as fundamental as the advent of moving pictures. In his presentation to delegates at this year’s asi International Television & Video Conference in… Read more

  • Radio and podcast trends across the world – same, but different?

    At this year’s International Radio & Audio Conference in Prague, Radio Futurologist James Cridland outlined the changes and developments the radio industry had been through over the years, stressing the flexibility it had always shown. As a consequence, and to the surprise of many people, a great number of people… Read more

  • This year’s Tony Twyman Awards go to….

    The winner of the Tony Twyman Award at this year’s International Radio & Audio Conference in Prague was Rasmus Kidde, an audience researcher at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. His presentation ‘Youth and Music: usage, curation and discovery’ examined the role music plays in young peoples’ lives and what the eco-system… Read more