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’.
Inside Content London, Missing Perspectives in Media & BBC’s latest Ofcom Report
In this week’s show, host Faraz Osman is joined by Lis Howell (Professor Emerita in Journalism, City University London) and media writer Tara Conlan tackle diversity and representation in news and broadcasting. First up, Tara dishes the gossip from C21’s Content London, then our panel dives into the diversity debate making headlines this week, with…
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…
Where next for Ch4? Outrage at media arrests, Gary Lineker & Tony Pastor on Goalhanger Podcasts
Gary Lineker and Tony Pastor, co-founders of Goalhanger Films and Podcasts, talk about their top-hitting shows and covering the upcoming Qatar World Cup.
‘Cold fury’ at BBC local radio cuts, Amazon Music expands & Channel 4 turns 40
In this week’s show, Jake Kanter is joined by a line-up of radio buffs: Ann Charles (Radio TechCon), Trevor Dann (ex-BBC) and Adam Bowie (BBC World Service). The trio discuss cuts at the BBC, where local radio feels the pinch of the corporation’s licence fee freeze: is local radio vanishing? Dan Taylor-Watt (ex-BBC iplayer) joins…
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…
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…
Journalism, waning or thriving?
Guest host Faraz Osman explores the state of journalism in the UK with guests James Ball (The Bureau of Investigative Journalism) and Warren Nettleford (ITN). ITN’s new CEO Rachel Corp delivered her inaugural speech at Press Gazette’s Future of Media Technology Conference. Our guests assess her concerns and hopes for the future of journalism and…
Media mourns The Queen: plus Emmys gossip, Warner Bros wobbles & social media struggles
Gust host Scott Bryan honours the tremendous work of broadcasters covering the Queen’s passing with the help of guests, Boyd Hilton (Heat Mag) and Karin Robinson (Edelman). Across the Atlantic we take a look at The Emmys. Warner Brothers Discovery triumphed, but how will they navigate a tricky adjustment period as they merge HBO Max…