Category: Alex Hudson
Farewell Buzzfeed News, Fox & Dominion Settle, plus the Google TV launch
Our pundits share their reactions to the Buzzfeed News shut down; we unpack the Fox & Dominion settlement and why it matters.
US Special: Murdoch dumps Trump, Twitter Chaos & Fenton Bailey’s take on Reality TV
Has Trump been dumped by Murdoch? In this week’s show, host Jake Kanter is joined by Karin Robinson (Edelman) and Alex Hudson (Newsweek) to dissect the US media landscape in the wake of the Midterms. Also in the programme, we discuss the news that Emma Tucker looks set to swap editing the Sunday Times for…
Netflix’s numbers, Tortoise Media & Sky Studio’s partnership
Ann Charles is joined by Alex Hudson (Newsweek) and Charlotte Tobitt (Press Gazette) to discuss the latest in media news. The two news editors assess Press Gazette’s report over 1000 cuts have been made in newsrooms in 2022 – is it all bad news? Plus, Alex explains the hullabaloo over Netflix joining Barb, and Charlotte…
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…
Episode 150 – Facebook’s Australian News Blackout; BBC World News Off The Air In China; Clubhouse Chatter
Olly Mann is joined by the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson and TV development executive Steven Bricknall. This week: Chattering classes pull up a chair in Clubhouse; Australian Facebook users lose access to news articles in a row with the Australian government; BBC World News TV is pulled in China and World Service radio…
Episode 143 – Quibi Calls It Quits; Telegraph Sub-Editors Return Home; Far-Right Tattoos Sink Woodworking Format
Olly Mann is joined by radio consultant and director of Creative Media Partners Paul Robinson, editor of Newsweek International Alex Hudson and former Press Association, HuffPost UK and ITV News executive and now the founder of Bird Lime Media, Dawn Kelly. This week: Is the Daily Telegraph correcting a glaring error by bringing its sub-editors…
Episode 140 – Times Radio Goes On Air; Media Job Losses; Facebook Boycott
Olly Mann presents news, analysis and gossip from the creative media industries, with magazine journalist and blogger Elizabeth Carr-Ellis, creative director of Folder Media, Matt Deegan and editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson. This week: Times Radio takes to the air; hundreds of media jobs are lost; millions of dollars are poured into the podcast…
Episode 137 – Spotify Podcasts; Freelancer Support; Bauer Radio Rebrands; Twitter Fact Checking
Joining Olly Mann is senior broadcast journalist at Radio 1’s Newsbeat, Louise Ridley, chief content officer at Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman and the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson.
Episode 131 – Free Speech; ARIA Awards; Coronavirus & Spitting Image
Faraz Osman (managing director, Gold Wala) and Alex Hudson (deputy editor, Metro.co.uk) join Olly Mann to dissect the fortnight’s media industry news and gossip.
Episode 127 – 2020 Vision: Pundit Predictions Special
Our annual predictions special is a glimpse into what 2020 has in store as The Media Podcast’s panel of industry insiders stroke their crystal balls to bring us prophecies for the year ahead in TV, radio, print and online. Some of our favourite contributors share their forecasts, including journalists Alex Hudson and Rebecca Gillie, audio…