The Podcast – Relief for the Distracted

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

April 2022 EDITORIAL
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THE RADIO WAS the key vehicle for the spread of popular music during my generation. In Penang, where would all those who were in their teens have listened to good and varied pop music if we had not easily tuned in to “The Voice of the RAAF” based in Butterworth, and run by the Australian Air Force?The television was but a supplement channel of entertainment. Radio was still king.The generation before mine, as far as I could gather, had relied...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: