Tag: Channel 4
Goodbye to Horseferry Rd? Plus ARIAs & newsroom shakeups
Channel 4 offers to sell its London HQ and move North in a bid to save itself from privatisation- will an alternative plan win over the government? Media news and analysis, this week with radio veteran Trevor Dann and media writer Scott Bryan. Also on the programme: we look through the winners and losers at…
Channel 4: Born Risky – but will it stay that way?
What could a privatised Channel 4 look like for the independent programme makers that supply it… and the viewers that watch it?
The Price of BBC Cuts & Tortoise Turning 3
Are the problems at the BBC’s We Are England strand the sign of things to come? The Guardian’s Jim Waterson explains. As the newsroom startup raises another £10m, the co-founder of Tortoise, James Harding talks to Matt Deegan about slow news, startups and paid memberships. Elsewhere, Paramount Plus is coming – how does it fit…
Media Predictions 2022
Find out why our panel think this is the year for aVODs, a worrying time for 5live, the pressure off for Channel 4 and who will replace Andrew Marr.
New BBC Studios Boss At Last & Where Are Channel 4’s Subtitles?
Thirteen months after the search began, BBC Studios finds their new boss is the same as the old one. Why has the appointment taken so long? Matt Deegan is joined by media writer Maggie Brown, Newsweek International editor Alex Hudson and Endelman’s Karin Robinson to discuss this and the week’s other media news. Also on…
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 87: Murdoch’s Sky Dream Falls Back Down To Earth; Hello Old Friends At Facebook; Goodbye Old Friends At Buzzfeed – The Media Podcast with Olly Mann
<![CDATA[Media writer Maggie Brown and Somethin’ Else managing director Steve Ackerman join Olly Mann to discuss the biggest stories of the week from the TV, radio, online and print industries. This week: How competition concerns have scuppered the Murdoch family’s reach for the sky; New algorithms at Facebook are poised to reunite friends, but at…
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…