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Young people want brilliant content all the time #RDE16

Saturday 19 March, 2016

In a Radio Days session on research, Patrick Collins, the head researcher for the BBC youth networks Radio 1 and 1Extra outlined some of the key characteristics young people aged 12-24 want from their media.
 
“Young people want brilliant content all the time…
 
“And they want control,” he said
 

Let the music play... even when you are running #RDE16

Tuesday 15 March, 2016
At Radio Days Europe, BBC Radio 1 Music Director Chris Price (right) faced off against Spotify UK Chief David Cooper (below) in a session called 'Let the Music Play.'

Price made an impassioned defence of humans choosing music for radio stations, and cited the high ratings of BBC Radio 1 and Radio 1 Xtra as indicators of the success of that policy, with millions of listeners tuning in each week.

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