Category: Maggie Brown
(Another) Government Shake Up, tales from GrowthLab & Iger’s plans for Disney
The UK Culture Ministry goes from DCMS back to CMS, and receives its twelfth Secretary in as many years as Lucy Frazer replaces Michelle Donelan.
Media Predictions 2023
Will Bezos return to Amazon? Will there be less rooms for mags at WHSmith? And will Channel 4 sell Horseferry Road this year? Yes, it’s our EIGHTH annual predictions special, looking into the media trends of 2023, with: Faraz Osman, Gold Wala Tara Conlan, Media journalist Maggie Brown, Media Writer and Channel 4 historian Dan…
The BBC’s Digital Future, A Media Policy Stocktake, & Scott Bryan’s Xmas TV RoundUp!
Bye-bye broadcasting? Lord Vaizey responds to Tim Davie’s ‘online-only’ vision for ‘The BBC’.
C4’s ray of hope; Will audio drama rise or fall? Plus Roger Bolton gives the BBC Feedback
Jake Kanter is joined by Maggie Brown (Channel 4 Historian) and James Cridland (Podnews Editor) to tackle the media headlines. Maggie gives her report on Channel 4’s future – has the sale gone cold? Plus, James Cridland unpacks Spotify’s situation in light of podcast cuts. Our guests also debate the future of audio drama: Is…
Episode 151 – BBC Three back on TV; Roy Greenslade and the IRA; A New Home for New Scientist; C4 Drops Ant Middleton
Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown and Deadline’s international editor, Jake Kanter to discuss BBC Three’s return to broadcast TV. A former Fleet Street editor reveals he supported the IRA. New Scientist is snapped up by the publisher of the Daily Mail and the budget offers some financial help…
Episode 148 – Media Podcast Predictions 2021
It’s our fifth annual predictions special! Join Olly Mann as he floats swiftly through the lockdown homes of our media pundits to discover what the year head might have in store for the UK media industry… and listen as they squirm for being unfairly held to account for predictions made in 2020. Featuring the predictions…
Episode 145 – BBC Revisits Diana’s Panorama Interview; Graham Norton Swaps Radio 2 for Virgin; Piers Morgan’s Ministerial Drought Ends
Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown, planning director at Edelman and host of Democratically 2020, Karin Robinson and broadcast consultant and director of RadioTechCon, Ann Charles. This week: Will some long-lost paperwork clear the BBC of claims it coerced Princess Diana into giving that Panorama interview? Graham Norton jumps…
Episode 133 – Newspapers fight corona ad blacklists; Sports pages with no sport; Streamlined radio schedules; BBC floats broadband licence fee idea
Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown and director of Creative Media Partners, Paul Robinson to survey the ever-changing media landscape.
Episode 129 – The Times They Are A’Changin (And The Sun Too)
Media news and analysis, this week with Deadline Hollywood’s International Editor Jake Kanter, media writer Maggie Brown and broadcast consultant Paul Robinson. It’s all change at the top of The Sun as Victoria Newton becomes editor – with repercussions for the Sun On Sunday and at The Times. Also on the programme: Plans afoot for…
Episode 123 – Samira Ahmed vs the BBC, Daily Mail podcasts, Apple’s new TV shows