Tag: Analysis

  • Episode 106: The Albert Square Property Boom

    <![CDATA[Media news and analysis with guests Faraz Osman (Gold Wala), Steve Ackerman (Somethin' Else) and Rebecca Gillie (theweek.co.uk). We put the best and worst journalism of the year under the microscope, and discover why the cost of rebuilding Albert Square has gone millions over budget. Plus, we plot the trajectory of personalised podcast ads, and,…

  • Episode 101: Edinburgh International Television Festival 2018

    <![CDATA[Jake Kanter (Business Insider) and guests descend on Edinburgh for the biggest date in the industry – featuring Alison Kirkham (BBC Controller of Factual Commissioning) Faraz Osman (MD, Gold Wala) and Scott Bryan (Buzzfeed). Jeremy Corbyn’s big idea for tech giants to subsidise the BBC, Michaela Coel’s punch on the nose for British TV in…

  • Episode 100: Yet Another Culture Sec & A Sky High Bid

    <![CDATA[Media news and analysis with Olly Mann and guests radio producer Trevor Dann (Audio UK) & journalist and writer Tobi Oredein (Black Ballad). What does another new culture secretary mean for the industry? Who won the latest copyright battle between the internet giants and the EU? What will LBC do with Eddie Mair? Our panel…

  • Episode 98: Local TV, Dacre's legacy & hope for Audioboom

    <![CDATA[Media news and analysis, with Olly Mann and this week's guests Talkback's Leon Wilson and former Discovery exec Prof. Lis Howell. The panel discuss how Paul Dacre’s departure will affect the Daily Mail, what the secret sauce is in Love Island’s success, and allegations surrounding local TV provider ‘That’s TV’. Also on the programme, we…

  • Episode 97: Evening Standard's 'Money Can't Buy' offer, Grimmy quits R1 Breakfast Show

    <![CDATA[Media news and analysis, with Olly Mann and guests Imriel Morgan (ShoutOut Network) and Alex Hudson (metro.co.uk). With the Evening Standard under fire for their leaked branded content strategy, we ask are companies paying for favourable coverage and does it matter? Also on the programme, we discuss the news that Grimmy and Greg are to…

  • Episode 89: HomePod gripes, Sky News pledge & Twitter TV

    <!–[CDATA[Media insight and analysis, with Olly Mann and guests Paul Robinson and Nastaran Tavakolifar. The panel discuss the Guardian's new interactive storytelling for audio, as well as Twitter bringing a new approach to live video. Also on the programme: Murdoch commits to Sky News for another decade, the BBC brings in the big guns to…

  • Episode 85: Murdoch Joins The Magic Kingdom, British Journalism Awards

    <![CDATA[With investigative reporter Meave McClenaghan (The Tip Off), consultant Matt Deegan (Folder Media) and… whatever was left of the voice of Olly Mann. As Disney and Fox tie the knot, the panel debate what it all means for Sky News and for Murdoch’s print empire. Also on the programme: Buzzfeed announce big cuts to its…

  • Episode 83 – Katz Does Countdown

    <![CDATA[Iain Katz leaves Newsnight to take on the top job at Channel 4, former controller Jay Hunt announces she’s off to work for Apple… with careers spanning print to tv to online, what do these appointments say about the way the media is changing? Media writer Maggie Brown and Metro.co.uk's deputy editor Alex Hudson discuss.…

  • Episode 81 – Google caves over paywalls, ITV vs Newsnight

    <![CDATA[Media news and analysis, this week with Jake Kanter (Business Insider UK) and Rebecca Gillie (The Week Online). Google back down over their ‘first click free’ policy, taking pressure off news sites like the FT and The Times – our panel explain all. Plus, who will be the next head of Channel 4? Was Nick…

  • Episode 80 – Murdoch Talks Tough In Cambridge, EU on TV and Newspapers

    <![CDATA[Olly Mann is joined by Broadcast Magazine’s Peter White and broadcaster and audio producer Ruth Barnes to discuss the week’s media news.   The panel tackle the big talking points from the Cambridge Media Convention, including the latest on Channel 4 verse the culture secretary, James Murdoch using Brexit to full advantage, and OFCOM tackles…

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