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Episode 49 – Allegations, injunctions and innuendo

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Allegations, injunctions and innuendo with Olly Mann and guests. News Editor of Broadcast magazine Jake Kanter and radio presenter (and former tabloid journalist) Tom Latchem discuss the fallout from a week of politicians and celebrities doing their best to stay out of the press. As long as the internet exists, can anything stay secret any more?

Plus: planning ahead the Saturday night hits for this Christmas, morale at the BBC and changes to what counts as ‘local’ at London Live.

Also: Stephen Nolan spends 35 minutes trapped in a 5Live studio after his ‘fat back’ wedges a chair against the door…

Syeda Irtizaali, COmmissioning Editor for entertainment at Channel 4

Episode 35C – How Not To Pitch a TV Show

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In our second bonus episode from the Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival, How Not To Pitch a Show is a masterclass in the pitfalls of the pitch room.

Chaired by Alex Connock, managing director Shine North and featuring Jonathan Stadlen, managing director Knickerbockerglory; Syeda Irtizaali, commissioning editor for entertainment Channel 4; Karen Smith, managing director Tuesday’s Child; Mark Linsey, deputy director BBC Television.

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The Media Podcast at the Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival 2015

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The Media Podcast team are live tweeting from the Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival 2015.

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Episode 30 – Phone hacking payouts, RAJARs, falling ITV audience – The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

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Tabloid journalist Susie Boniface – also known as the Fleet Street Fox – and broadcaster Maggie Brown join Olly Mann to discuss the largest compensation payment in phone hacking history.

As a High Court judge orders more than £250,000 to be paid to Sadie Frost – the biggest single payout in phone-hacking history – Trinity Mirror sets aside £28m to pay more alleged victims. What impact might this have on budgets at the group’s local newspapers?
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