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Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland with his equally hapless mates in Bremen; working in an anarcho-syndicalist pirate radio station; jumping out of a plane while believing it....

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broadcast, a crime the state took very seriously in the 1950’s. Some of the others involved were of the group that liberated the Stone of Scone temporarily from Westminster Abbey.

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Attended by over 400,000 people, the event featured, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Santana, Joe Cocker, Ten Years After, Sly and the Family Stone,....

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped that the airwaves could have room for more than one voice, and it was with this hope in mind that many pirate radio stations, such as Taiwan New Telecommunication (TNT) were set up.

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimoreans can still catch some water-side entertainment in the harbor this weekend. On Saturday, a floating live concert is set to take place.

Pirate radio station helps seniors stay connected during lockdown

Spotted: One thing the coronavirus pandemic has taught us is the importance of staying connected, even when we can’t be physically near other people. One initiative, Radio Recliner, is helping seniors in assisted-living facilities to stay connected even when confined to their rooms.

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World War anti-aircraft platform. Established in 1967 by a former soldier and pirate radio broadcaster, it was one of the bastions of the....

Abandon land for a less-taxing life

Suffolk fishermen will be familiar with the Principality of Sealand, a self-proclaimed micro-nation about eight miles off the coast on a disused Second World War anti-aircraft platform. Established in 1967 by a former soldier and pirate radio broadcaster, it was one of the bastions of the....

Tomatoes and Watermelons

From Naewna, May 27, 2017 Title: Fate of Thailand…!! Man on left: Turbulent city bombing. Koo Tee. [Early suspicion about the bombing at the military-run hospital turned to “Koo Tee,” a Red Shirt leader who runs a pirate radio station from Laos calling for a people’s revolution in Thailand.

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 2:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 3:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

National News Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 12:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

National Pirate radio station helps older adults deal with loneliness Scripps National 2:38 PM, May 25, 2020

From the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now. However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It's a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

Ronan O’Rahilly, Pioneer of Pirate Radio, Is Dead at 79

“A hustler of the old school, a King’s Road cowboy,” is how Ian Ross , whose father put up much of the cash for Radio Caroline before it launched, described Mr. O’Rahilly in interviews. In “Rocking the Boat,” Mr. Ross’s 1990 novel based on his experience, Mr.

Two nights of Harrogate Pirate Radio this weekend

Tomorrow, Saturday, sees top local soul DJ Ian Smith step to select and present Get Down Saturday Night on the Harrogate Vinyl Sessions (High Quality internet radio server) between 8pm and 10pm. So far Vinyl Sessions, which usually takes place at Starling Independent Bar Cafe Kitchen in Harrogate,....

Will I have to fib to get served at the pub? | Brief letters

Our reader Colin Burke never thought he’d have to lie about his age in a pub again. Photograph: Alamy. Your obituary of Ronan O’Rahilly , founder of Radio Caroline (23 April), took me back to the golden years of pirate radio. I was a pupil at Scarborough High School for Boys, and Radio 270 was broadcasting a few miles offshore.

Harrogate Pirate Radio is back tonight from music fan's house

Following last week's amazing success for the first 'Harrogate Pirate Radio' session, music fans are invited to listen into another crazy two hours of fantastic hits from five decades live on vinyl tonight. Taking place today Friday, April 24 at 8pm prompt, this online event isn't by strict definition a pirate station at all - or illegal.

Harrogate Pirate Radio is back tonight from music fan's hous...

Harrogate Pirate Radio is back tonight from music fan's house Following last week's amazing success for the first 'Harrogate Pirate Radio' session, music fans are invited to stream us another crazy two hours of fantastic hits from five decades live on vinyl tonight.

Ronan O’Rahilly

was the godfather of the pirate radio stations which revolutionised British broadcasting in the 1960s, but he could not have done it without the help of Sir Harry Pilkington. After Pilkington was commissioned by Harold Macmillan’s government to consider the future of broadcasting, the complacent....

Ronan O’Rahilly

was the godfather of the pirate radio stations which revolutionised British broadcasting in the 1960s, but he could not have done it without the help of Sir Harry Pilkington. After Pilkington was commissioned by Harold Macmillan’s government to consider the future of broadcasting, the complacent....

Radio Caroline founder a visionary pirate who paved the way for radio today

Radio Caroline was launched in 1964 and is widely recognised as the first pirate radio station to be received by a wide demographic within the UK Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVE. Ronan O’Rahilly, who set up the station which began broadcasting off Felixstowe in 1964, died on Monday aged 79.

Radio Caroline founder a visionary pirate who paved the way for radio today

Radio Caroline was launched in 1964 and is widely recognised as the first pirate radio station to be received by a wide demographic within the UK Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVE. Ronan O’Rahilly, who set up the station which began broadcasting off Felixstowe in 1964, died on Monday aged 79.

Ronan O'Rahilly: pirate radio's godfather made a sea change in British pop | Alexis Petridis

was nothing if not a man with a lot of ideas. The problem was that a lot of them were the kind of ideas that might lead you to think the person behind them was completely nuts. In 1970, he announced a plan to start a pirate TV station: he claimed to have spent a million pounds on the idea, which....

Ronan O'Rahilly, Radio Caroline founder who inspired UK pop and pirate radio, dies aged 79

Ronan O’Rahilly, the Irish founder of the notorious Radio Caroline that popularised pop music on British radio, has died aged 79. His death was announced by the radio station that is still broadcasting, who said : “In a pastime populated by unusual people, Ronan was more unusual than all of them combined.
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Still no sign of missing pair six months after they were last seen

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Increased extreme precipitation challenges nitrogen load management to the Gulf of Mexico

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Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

Small-scale volcanic aerosols variability, processes and direct radiative impact at Mount Etna during the EPL-RADIO campaigns

The aerosol properties of Mount Etna’s passive degassing plume and its short-term processes and radiative impact were studied in detail during the EPL-RADIO cam...

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US soft power

Some two decades after 9/11, November's U.S. presidential election sees two very different visions for the "war on terror." While terrorism is not the issue it ...

Lukashenka’s Repressions May Push Belarusian Demonstrators Into Taking More Serious Defensive Measures – OpEd

In her weekly “Voice of the Streets” report compiled on the basis of her conversations with Belarusians who are demonstrating against Lukashenka, she says peopl...

Beijing to complete construction of 10 venues for 2022 Winter Olympic Games by year end

With eight projects entering final stage and the construction of two venues being completed already, ten of the 13 construction projects for competition and tra...

Welcome to the world of public diplomacy

“Why did the West win the Cold War? Not by use of arms. Weapons did not breach the Iron Curtain. The Western invasion was by radio, which was mightier than the ...

African Union marks International Day of Democracy

The following is a statement by African Union Commission for Political Affairs to mark the International Day of Democracy, Sept. 15. ED. This year we celebrate ...

U.S. unilaterally claims UN sanctions against Iran restored

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- The United States claimed on Saturday that all pre-2015 UN sanctions against Iran had been restored, a unilateral effort ignore...

Nation honors UN, multilateralism pledge

Photo taken on May 13, 2017 is the "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" structure in front of China National Convention Center in Beijing. [Photo/Xinhua] Xi's vision on...

Rajasthan imposes Sec-144 in 11 districts

Indian travellers could be debarred from entering South Africa as the country prepares to resume international travel when it lowers its COVID-19 lockdown restr...

NANPAN, NANNM commend Lions Club for support, awareness on childhood cancer

Lukman Olabiyi National Association of Nigeria Paediatric Nurses (NANPAN) and the National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwife (NANNM) have commended Lion...

I Remember EB

“This is Radio St. Vincent and the Grenadines, broadcasting on 705 kilohertz on the medium wave broadcast band. We’d like to apologise for the break in transmis...

Granger turns down request from USA

The request was made through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which, in turn, channelled the request to the Ministry of Public Telecommunications. In the memo, ...

Guyana rejects request from US to relay VOA to Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Guyana Government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Vene...

Guyana says no to VOA relay to Venezuela

…Gov’t turns down US request to use its frequency to broadcast in Venezuela. THE Government of Guyana has turned down a request by the United States Government ...

Franklin Graham says US Democrats will 'close the Church down', insists 'the storm is coming'

Prominent US evangelist Rev Franklin Graham has said the Democratic party is "opposed to faith" and warned that any shift towards left-wing policy could see "th...

Nigeria: Operation Blessing Donates Hand Washing Station to Nigerian Red Cross

Operation Blessing, a humanitarian arm of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), popularly known as 700 Club, has donated a hand washing station to the Lagos...

PERSPECTIVE: Trump's Christian soldiers

A conservative northern Virginia pastor was holding court with his flock in the narthex of the church. This was in pre-pandemic times, before masks, social dist...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian Broadcast...

Caucuses Omit ‘Under God’ From Pledge Of Allegiance During DNC

People reciting the during caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this week left out the words “under God.” during the meeting by Christian...

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform and more business news

Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 launching nationwide music streaming platform. Chattanooga Christian radio station J103 is launching a nationwide posit...

Cherie Brennan Releases "Safe In God's Care" to Radio

GOODLETTSVILLE, TENNESSEE, UNITED STATES, August 25, 2020 / / -- MC1 Recording artist Cherie Brennan released “You Be The Light” to Christian Radio earlier this...

Christian Rock Group FALCONE RISING Releases “Brother” Single and Music Video

NASHVILLE, TN, USA, August 21, 2020 / EINPresswire.com / -- Creative Soul Records' group FALCONE RISING is impacting Christian radio stations nationwide this we...

Jim Daly: These 11 lessons among the blessings I've received while hosting radio show

Given my broken and dysfunctional childhood – my father abandoned us when I was 5 and my mother died of cancer when I was 9 – hosting a nationally syndicated Ch...

Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft defends school comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school ar...

TV Talk: Soaps ‘Ratched’ and ‘Filthy Rich’ bubble up

7 minutes ago. Actress Sarah Paulson starred in writer/producer Ryan Murphy’s “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” and multiple seasons of “Ameri...

New this week: Alicia Keys, 'Filthy Rich' and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

New this week: Alicia Keys, ‘Filthy Rich’ and the Emmys

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIE...

The music station Šlagr TV ends. It didn’t have expensive...

Šlagr TV ends in terrestrial broadcasting, Česke Radiokomunikace has switched off the broadcasting of this music channel in both DVB-T and DVB-T2. According to ...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Radio: The Damien Slash Mixtape is witty, apt and very welcome

W hat, you might think, is the point of the BBC having a whole radio network, 4 Extra, for its old programmes when it also has Sounds? I don’t know, but I would...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

Biden ups ante, spending $65M on ad blitz this week

Flush with fundraising dollars , Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden 's campaign announced Wednesday morning that it’s dishing out an eye-popping $65 mill...

WatsUp TV Now 24 Hours Digital Channel

Award-winning pan African entertainment outfit, WatsUp TV has commenced test transmission for its 24 hours channel which will be dedicated to music entertainmen...

TVSquared and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

GMA rides Hallyu Wave with new digibox channel

IN LATE June, TV network GMA entered the digital TV box fray with its Affordabox that was met with an “overwhelming response” and introduced a new digital chann...

Active DTH subscribers reach 70.26 million, Tata Sky solidifies its lead

KOLKATA: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released ‘The Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicators’ data for the January- March’20 qua...

TVSquared : and Blockgraph Launch Innovative TV and Cross-Channel Measurement Solution

, a global leader in TV measurement and attribution, and Blockgraph , a privacy-focused audience connectivity, collaboration and authentication platform for med...

Five reasons to go for a 5G mobile

With the region’s carriers starting to offer 5G, now is a good time to upgrade your mobile phone from 4G to 5G. With a 5G mobile phone, not only can you enjoy b...

Are Tesla's Data-Gathering Cars Secretly Improving Autopilot's Algorithms?

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Apple iPhone XS Max, 64GB, Space Gray – For Verizon (Renewed)

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ASUS ZenFone 7, ZenFone 7 Pro Featuring Flip Cameras, 90Hz Displays Launched

ASUS has introduced two new flagship smartphones under its ZenFone brand. The new ZenFone 7 and ZenFone 7 Pro are follow-ups for the ZenFone 6 (ASUS 6Z) from la...

Covering Colorado COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later Associated Press 3:20 PM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Local News COVID 'long haulers’ suffer symptoms weeks, months, Later The Associated Press 10:47 AM, Sep 20, 2020

DENVER (AP) — In Colorado, dozens of people report a wide range of lingering COVID-19 symptoms. They include shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, fatigue a...

Ban in the US – TikTok wants to sue against Trump’s...

TikTok plans to challenge Donald Trump’s presidential decree against the video sharing app in court. This is reported by NPR (National Public Radio), citing a p...

US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies, sparking battle over replacement

In the days before her death, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter Clara Spera, US public radio station NPR reported, saying that her "most ferven...

The Latest: Obama says GOP must be consistent on court vote

Hours before Ginsburg’s death was announced Friday, Alaska Public Radio asked GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski if she’d vote to confirm a high court nominee before Inaug...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Student journalist is REMOVED from college radio station after Jacob Blake tweet

Student journalist is REMOVED from role at college radio station after tweeting a link to details about sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake Rae'Lee K...

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall get 'Screwed Up' on new single

Chingo Bling and Paul Wall throw up their H's on "Screwed Around," an ode to the city's slab culture and more. The song came together during the pandemic lockdo...

Arts & Entertainment

Fayez Sarofim’s name will adorn the next building at Rice University, a $25 million home for the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department that further defines an art...

100 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame songs of the 1980s

It’s the decade when the biggest pop stars of all time reached their peaks. It’s when the post-disco era of dance music took shape. It’s when alternative rock h...

Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands

PATRICK FREYNE IS best known as a journalist, but scratch the surface of his life and you’ll find lots of unexpected stories lurking. Think camping on wasteland...

What Have We Become?

My friend and mentor the much-missed Gordon Wilson used to run Radio Free Scotland, a pirate radio station supporting Independence. It was entirely illegal broa...

It happened today – this day in history – August 15

1968: Pirate Radio Free London begins transmitting. 1969: The three-day Woodstock Festival began on Max Yasgur’s 600 acre farm in Bethel outside New York. Atten...

Lee’s regrets reflect his humility

More than 20 years ago, Taiwan’s airwaves belonged exclusively to the media of a certain political party and its associated community. At the time, we hoped tha...

Pirate Radio Concert To Be Held In Baltimore Harbor This Weekend

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The First Thursday Festival Series on the Canton Waterfront may not be happening because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this weekend Baltimo...