Radio Days?

The media landscape is profoundly changing. BBC Worldservice, Voice of America, even CNN — they are all on their way out. It’s the old players’ own fault: instead of preserving the tested and proven look and feel of days gone by, the BBC, for example, have largely thrown out their cherished user experience (for example, the old steam-radio-style Signature tune played before the world news as well as s host of other melodies and popular programs altogether). This — often pathetic — attempt to “appear modern” at any price has largely failed and proved to be a gamble that did...