Joe on Radio – MMR Wars (Arts Attack 13/02/09)

This week’s feature for ‘Arts Attack’ has nothing to do with TV but instead looks at the world of radio and a broadcast by Jeni Barnett on London station LBC during which she declares the MMR vaccine an unnecessary evil. I explore the dangerous effects of poor research and inaccurate health reporting as well as the fallout of this particular case of bad science broadcasting – including LBC’s attempts to sue Ben Goldacre. Arts Attack is the weekly arts and culture show on Roundhouse Radio. Hosted by Kate Lamble, the shows looks at all aspects of culture from books and …

Radio Radio

Radio is great. If radio was a football team I would have a season ticket, the replica kit and the official branded underwear. I would refuse to drink out of anything other than my Radio FC mug and I’d heckle TV fans for being glory hunters. Until today I was unshakable in my conviction that radio, like the Rolling Stones, will never die. Then I listened to this shower of shite… http://risingstar.sony.co.uk These are the people that the radio industry reckon are the great new rising stars of the radio world. Listen to them. Like what you hear? Thought not. …