Tuesday Training: Using video skills in training

In the past couple of weeks I’ve been lucky enough to observe a couple of great webinars and presentations on using video to deliver messages – especially as that medium relates to training. One was from my friend and former ABC colleague Julian Mather (who runs GetVideoSmart at julianmather.com), while the other was a webinar at…

Monday Media – DAB Radio Goin’ up the country?

A few weeks ago I was accused of being, and I quote, “Another doomsayer doing his level best to kill off commercial radio.” That’s because I had the temerity to suggest that DAB+ Radio, or Digital Audio Broadcasting, risked going the same way as AM Stereo – into the dustbin of ideas whose time never…

Rear View Microphone: Well now this is embarrassing…

  Today should see the publication of the third episode of Rear View Microphone – the weekly podcast covering Travel, and Tourism, and Cruising, and Communications, and Arts and Entertainment, and Politics and more … Unfortunately, I’m on holidays in Singapore and Vietnam over the next three weeks – and my recording equipment didn’t even survive the…

Monday Media – Where to for DAB Radio?

I’ve been in Radio long enough to remember the slow-motion train-crash that was AM Stereo – and I have to say, DAB or Digital Audio Broadcasting shows all the signs of being deja vu all over again. To explain: for 50 years, Australian broadcast radio was all AM, or Amplitude Modulation. Stations had whopping great…