Tag: Steve Ackerman
Episode 146 – TV News Wars; Prison Radio success; Is Strictly Thrifty?
Who will launch first? The battle for TV news hots up as Rupert Murdoch’s News UK TV takes on Andrew Neil’s GB News. Our esteemed media panel this week are producer and director of Wakey! Deborah Coughlin, Hot Pod writer and journalist Caroline Crampton and chief content officer at Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman. They discuss: Facebook…
Episode 137 – Spotify Podcasts; Freelancer Support; Bauer Radio Rebrands; Twitter Fact Checking
Joining Olly Mann is senior broadcast journalist at Radio 1’s Newsbeat, Louise Ridley, chief content officer at Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman and the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson.
Episode 130 – Ofcom’s Online Oversight; BBC’s Future Fight; Hollywood Stars Make A Beeline For Berkshire
Karin Robinson and Steve Ackerman join Olly Mann for more media news and analysis including the government’s latest salvo against the BBC, Ofcom’s new powers over online harm, and how the death of Caroline Flack has thrown the nature of social media discourse into sharp relief.
Episode 127 – 2020 Vision: Pundit Predictions Special
Our annual predictions special is a glimpse into what 2020 has in store as The Media Podcast’s panel of industry insiders stroke their crystal balls to bring us prophecies for the year ahead in TV, radio, print and online. Some of our favourite contributors share their forecasts, including journalists Alex Hudson and Rebecca Gillie, audio…
Episode 123 – Samira Ahmed vs the BBC, Daily Mail podcasts, Apple’s new TV shows
Episode 116 – Brexitcast Transfers To TV, Homophobia on YouTube, BBC vs Pensioners – The Media Podcast with Olly Mann
Olly Mann presents insight, analysis and gossip from the creative media industries recorded live at Podcast Day 2019. Olly’s guests this week are radio futurologist and editor of Podnews, James Cridland, and managing director of Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman.
Episode 68: How Long Will ITV Hold Their Nerve With The Nightly Show?
<![CDATA[ITV called it the biggest shake-up to their schedule since the nineties – but with the Nightly Show halving its audience and News At Ten dropping under a million viewers, how long can they take such an expensive risk? Olly Mann is joined by Steve Ackerman (Somethin’ Else) and Holden Frith (theweek.co.uk) to discuss the…