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Ed’s… Highlights – July ’10

The Summer solstice has passed. VW’s are leaving Salisbury Hill and flip flop sales are fighting recession. It can only mean one thing… FESTIVAL SEASON!!!!! I don’t usually endorse exclaimation marks but with promoters risking millions it’s the least I can do. That and give the big local three a push. Global Gathering / July […]

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OPINION: Changes in the airwaves – Robin Valk

For this column, the Birmingham Review asked me some thoughts on radio. Hmmm. Tricky. The radio industry is still full of talent, from community level up to national networks. Listening is holding up. But I’m worried. Cuts continue at the BBC; it’s going to get worse. The commercial sector continues to ramp up automation and […]

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OPINION: Bonkers Boris and the state of the nation

Words by Ed King / First published in Birmingham 13 – May 2008 I have an ongoing argument with my mother about my right to vote, or rather my right not to vote as the case may be. I call it an argument but in reality it’s more like a long drawn out war of […]

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