Episode 157 – ARIAs 2021; Amazon Buys Bond; Discovery And WarnerMedia Merge

Olly Mann is joined by the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson and chief content officer of Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman.

This week: Audio awards aplenty at the ARIAs. Discovery merges with WarnerMedia and Amazon buys Bond’s back catalogue – along with the rest of MGM.

BBC Studios struggles to secure a new boss and the fallout continues from Martin Bashir’s Diana Panorama scandal.

Plus: Facebook’s latest news deal and, in the Media Podcast Quiz, Olly channels Linda Bellingham.

A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.

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