Radio 4’s Today programme reaches its 60th birthday on Saturday, October 28. A celebratory edition, broadcast live from London’s Wigmore Hall, will jostle jovial reminiscence against news of the day. There is much to celebrate.
Today’s most recent audience figures show record numbers of listeners. It remains more important to politicians and opinion formers than most radio or television programmes. Clouds, however, have started to gather above it. Some have already started raining.
Hostile audience reaction continues to changes brought in by Today’s latest editor, Sarah Sands. It’s not the addition of a puzzle before the 7am news. It’s more the sudden addition of guest presenters – Stephanie...
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