Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen
Alternative Frequencies
Check out the online media archive

Talk the Talk: Digital Extinction

Tuesday 1st April / presented by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

Will the Internet save minority languages, or kill them?

Many small languages lack an online presence, as only a handful of languages dominate the Web. On the other hand, we’ve never had so many tools to include other languages in the global conversation. Are we seeing digital death, or an electronic renaissance?

Linguist Daniel Midgley weighs it up on this episode of Talk the Talk.

Play Episode 157: Digital Extinction

Blog post with show notes

Tags In This Story

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

The Trios and Tribulations of Kat Wilson

Tuesday 23rd January

The Trios and Tribulations of Kat Wilson

Kat and Bek from The Kat Wilson Trio Played live on Breakfast with Caitlin in preparation […]

The Land That Time Forgot: Innocent Bystanders

Tuesday 23rd January

The Land That Time Forgot: Innocent Bystanders

Each week on Breakfast with Caitlin RTRFM’s resident local music nut Ross Chisholm gives us a […]

The New State of Nerve Quakes

Tuesday 23rd January

The New State of Nerve Quakes

Perth band Nerve Quakes released their debut album A New State in 2017 and it was […]

Mountainous Return

Monday 22nd January

Mountainous Return

Tonight at the Bird you’ll find a trio of tremendously talented local bands – Childsaint, Ryan […]

Tech with Lemming

Monday 22nd January

Tech with Lemming

Do you use the internet? In the present, we’re all connected to the internet. A global […]

We’re Not Fancy, But We’re Cheap

Monday 22nd January

We’re Not Fancy, But We’re Cheap

Do you remember where you were when you found out WA Salvage went out of business? […]

Shit We Need to Talk About

Monday 22nd January

Shit We Need to Talk About

Ahead of the Wednesday 24 January panel discussion, ICEA CEO Tom Joyner and Program Coordinator Aggie […]

Quirky Perth

Monday 22nd January

Quirky Perth

Founders of Perth Aesthetics, Em and Jayde chat to Jane about the beginning and growing popularity […]