Twitter Streets: The Most Talked About Trends Today -February 13

Article by Oliver
Posted: February 13, 2020

Commemorating #WorldRadioDay

Today marks World Radio Day. The day is commemorated to raise awareness about the importance of radio. This year’s ninth edition theme is sub-divided into three; Advocating for pluralism in radio, including a mix of public, private and community broadcasters; Encouraging representation in the newsroom, with teams comprised of diverse society groups; and promoting a diversity of editorial content and programme types reflecting the variety of the audiences. Happy world radio day!

Capital News Bashed For its ‘Insulting’ Headline

Capital FM’s blog ‘Capital News’ is facing backlash following its “To hell with Kahumbu” headline. This comes after the high court allowed Koroga Festival to go on as scheduled at Naivasha’s Hell’s Gate this weekend, winning against environmental conversationalist Paula Kahumbu. Dr. Kahumbu and a section of Kenyans opposed the festival’s holding at the national park citing environmental concerns.

Billie Eilish, Taylor Swift Win at UK’s NME awards

New Musical Express (NME) held its annual award show on Wednesday in the United Kingdom. Showstopping performances by Mura Masa and Slowthai, Beabadoobee, Yungblud, AJ Tracey and the 1975 were among the night’s highlights. The event saw major wins including Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift who won Best Music Video (Bad Guy) and Best Solo Act in The World respectively. Here is the full list of winners.

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