ISIS tried to block the al-Ghad radio station from Mosul airwaves. Al-Ghad responded by jamming the frequency of ISIS's radio station.
David Tennant is already famous in the United Kingdom for his performance on Doctor Who, a long-running BBC sci-fi show. Now he's made history on another popular British program of a very different kind.
When Deepak Singh first arrived in the United States, the memory of a prized portable radio brought him to RadioShack, the store that produced his beloved set. He ended up taking a sales job there, an unlikely position that gave him an unexpected view of America.
Pop Up Archive is making spoken-word audio searchable. It joins a similar effort by the BBC to tag and transcribe words spoken into microphones, but until now not written down.
The familiar song that starts PRI's The World won't be quite as familiar today. Our signature tune is getting an update after 18 years, and composer Eric Goldberg explains how he gave a fresh sound to our theme.
Spanish-language radio stations aren’t new on the coasts, and they’ve gradually been cropping up in the American heartland, too. La Mega, in Cleveland, is the latest offering; one station playing the pop hits from all over Central America and the Caribbean.
In 1989, Leslie and Cornelia were two young Berlin students living on opposites sides of the wall. But when the border opened, a shared love of radio brought them together in a friendship that is still alive today.
The BBC has aired the longest-running radio soap ever and just put it to bed. The show was a near-perfect mix of old-fashioned craftsmanship and low-cost efficiency, since it was all the work of Gerry Hughes.
Soaps aren't anything new in most parts of the world, but a long-running Nigerian radio show called "Story, Story" uses the techniques of film to create an immersive, realistic radio drama. The popular show also helps spread public service messages to a wide audience.
In the ’70s and ’80s, the East African nation of Tanzania was home to one of the continent’s greatest music scenes. But you wouldn’t know from the recorded evidence. Join us for this Hip Deep edition of Afropop Worldwide, as ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/18634/live-from-bongoland-the-history-of-tanzanias-music-economy/"> Read more »</a>