Category: Matt Deegan
BBC’s Lineker dilemma, Spotify makeover & Unedited’s pilot season
The Lineker-BBC impartiality debate causes a stir, but is it just a storm in a teacup?
The Future Of Audio
This week we’re at the all-you-can-eat media buffet that is The Future Of Audio Europe. Matt Deegan is joined by the editor of The Media Leader Omar Oakes, Goodstuff Communications’ Sam Austin and George Butler, head of commercial marketing at radio group Bauer. Plus, Matt gets his networking mic out and chats with Demi Abiola…
‘Death knocks’ in 2023, Bob ‘Icebreaker’ Iger & newsrooms get scruffier
Ofcom assesses complaints against the press in the case of Nicola Bulley – Jamie East, creator of The Smart 7 news podcast, talks to Matt Deegan about how this story descended into true crime fervour.
TV tax fright, ‘nepo baby’ trends & Love Productions’ Richard McKerrow
Media news and analysis – CEO of Love Productions Richard McKerrow joins us to discuss his brand new series for Channel 4: The Piano. Plus he shares an update on how the search for Matt Lucas’ replacement on Bake Off is going…
(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.
Bad economics at the BBC, the AI-Buzz & RAJARs Roundup
An internal review finds the Beeb’s coverage of financial topics is putting ‘impartiality at risk’. Should the BBC be teaching economics? Is the media just full of Arts students? Where does the buck stop? Matt Deegan is joined by Scott Bryan (TV Critic, Must Watch) and Charlotte Tobitt (Press Gazette) to wade through the latest…
Ken Bruce’s transfer, DMG restructures & the bill that SLAPPs
Matt Deegan presents this week from Campaign’s Advertising Audio and Radio Summit, and joined by Michaela Hallam (Fresh Air Production) and Gideon Spanier (Editor in Chief, Campaign), we find out why the audio advertising opportunity is bigger than ever. Our guests help us unpack this week’s headlines including Ken Bruce’s departure from the BBC, DMG…
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…
Radio Academy Festival 2022
Live from the Radio Academy Festival – living legend Trevor Dann is joined by radio gurus Ann Charles, Brett Spencer and Laura Grimshaw to discuss the highlights, takeaways and gossip from the UK radio industry’s biggest conference.
Edinburgh International TV Festival 2022
Matt Deegan and the panel are in Edinburgh to unpack Emily Matilis’ MacTaggart lecture and the challenges on the mind’s of TV makers from indies to streamers.