Thursday, November 5, 2015

Major investment in culture in P1 2016 – Swedish Radio

In the middle of January next year renews SR cultural offerings. In P1 launched a new daily, consistent hours of culture every weekday at. 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., and on digital platforms will listeners be offered smart, simple ways to take advantage of specialization in the form of conversations and debate of ideas, interviews and extended reportage, criticism and essäistik.

The program will be sent directly from Malmö and Stockholm, together with Kulturnytt sent from Gothenburg and Stockholm. Permanent employees are also including in Umeå and Luleå. In the new culture hours will Kulturnytt and notes included.

– We are taking an exciting new step with the culture of journalism in Radio Sweden, says Mattias Hermansson, Swedish Radio’s cultural section.

– An editorial with enormously knowledge, broad geographic spread and special correspondent for cultural affairs have unique opportunities to dialogue with listeners provide daily development of an area of ​​rapid change. With the new hours we are given new opportunities to take greater grip and raise questions in time, and simultaneously accommodate narrower subjects and selection we currently find it difficult to accommodate.

Right now the development of the new program block, and later in the autumn, name, content and more will be presented.

The broadcast premiere is scheduled for mid January.

– One of the ambitions of the development is to make it easier for the listener to find their way to our content. We aim generally for more people to be reached by the culture of journalism Swedish radio is doing, such as the expansion of Kulturnytt in multiple channels.

– The change is also an adaptation to be listening more and more to diversify into “now” and “Forever”. While many are looking for live content in a flow, increases the listening session for durable journalism in podcast format quickly, says Mattias Hermansson.


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