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Radio

Radio is flowering because it’s so much more potent than TV

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12 December 2015

9:00 AM

12 December 2015

9:00 AM

Who would have thought in this visually obsessed age of YouTube, selfies and Instagram that radio, pure audio, no images attached, nothing to hold on to but a voice, a tune, a blast of birdsong, could not only survive the arrival of the new image-making and digital technologies but experience an extraordinary flowering of talent and expression.

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