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Your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Olly Mann. New episodes fortnightly.

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Your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Olly Mann. New episodes fortnightly.

    #139 - Daily Mail Outshines The Sun; Journalists And Political Unrest; TV Diversity Boost;

    #139 - Daily Mail Outshines The Sun; Journalists And Political Unrest; TV Diversity Boost;

    Olly Mann is joined by planning director at Edelman and host of Democratically 2020, Karin Robinson; director of Creative Media Partners, Paul Robinson; and senior lecturer in sports journalism at the University of East London, Dekan Apajee.
    On today’s show: Who’s splashing £30m to boost diversity but asking staff to volunteer for redundancy? The Daily Mail outshines the Sun as Britain’s biggest selling paper, and is the risk to journalists covering civil unrest on the rise?
    Plus, we discover why, if you want to be famous, you probably work in advertising…
    And in the media quiz, we’ll be “making our mind up” about a Eurovision collaboration between Magic and Netflix.
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    • 50 min
    #138 - Equality in Audio Pact; Tim Davie named BBC DG; Journos out, AI in at MSN

    #138 - Equality in Audio Pact; Tim Davie named BBC DG; Journos out, AI in at MSN

    Media industry news and gossip presented by Olly Mann with guests Faraz Osman (managing director of production house Gold Wala), podcaster Christina Moore (Don’t Skip Media) and Rebecca Messina (digital editor at Immediate Media).
    This week: Hundreds of audio production companies sign an equality pact to fight racism in the industry; Editors at top US publications quit over the workplace culture; And some of Britain’s favourite comedies are pulled from streaming sites.
    Plus, the BBC gets a new director general and MSN discovers the downside of letting artificial intelligence run its newsroom.
    And in the Media Podcast Quiz, we Play Your Cards Right.
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    • 55 min
    #137 - Spotify Podcasts; Freelancer Support; Bauer Radio Rebrands; Twitter Fact Checking

    #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.


    On today’s show: Spotify signs Joe Rogan to boost its podcast offering; BBC freelancers fight for COVID-compensation; Emily Maitlis in the dock for a Newsnight intro and Bauer rebrands 49 local radio stations.


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    #136 - Buzzfeed Layoffs; BBC Four For The Chop; Murdoch Misses His Bonus

    #136 - Buzzfeed Layoffs; BBC Four For The Chop; Murdoch Misses His Bonus

    Joining Olly Mann: Podcaster and deputy editor of Pilot TV, Boyd Hilton, presenter of the BBC’s Woman’s Hour and Fortunately, Jane Garvey and broadcast consultant and director of RadioTechCon, Ann Charles.


    This week: Buzzfeed’s London staff go in search of new jobs, TV productions turn their hand to socially-distanced shooting and is BBC Four on the chopping block?


    Plus, Helen Thomas takes the reins at Radio 2 and in the Media Podcast Quiz, as Richard and Judy’s Book Club returns to save us from lockdown purgatory we play Beat The Bookshelf.


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    • 46 min
    #135 - Harry & Meghan's Tabloid Breakup; Disney’s Virus Response; C4's Free Creativity

    #135 - Harry & Meghan's Tabloid Breakup; Disney’s Virus Response; C4's Free Creativity

    Joining Olly Mann in this edition, recorded on Thursday 30th April, are Professor Emeritus of Journalism at City University, Lis Howell, international editor of Deadline, Jake Kanter CNN’s media and entertainment reporter Frank Pallotta.


    On today’s show: Harry and Meghan break up with the British tabloids, Disney’s coronavirus response threatens to damage the reputation of The Mouse, and Channel 4 try to woo advertisers with free use of their creative team. And in the Media Quiz, we play “HBO or NO?” with the fresh shows landing on the latest big streaming launch.


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    • 55 min
    #134 - The JC in Liquidation; Listening Habits in Lockdown; Edinburgh TV Festival goes online

    #134 - The JC in Liquidation; Listening Habits in Lockdown; Edinburgh TV Festival goes online

    Media industry news and gossip presented by Olly Mann with guests radio and podcast critic for The Observer, Miranda Sawyer, LBC host Iain Dale and senior analyst at Edelman and host of the ‘Primarily: 2020’ podcast, Karin Robinson.


    On today’s show: The rise of pandemic podcasting, what we lose if we lose the Jewish Chronicle, why The Telegraph is shunning China’s money and Ofcom’s feathers are ruffled as London Live and ITV air baseless covid-conspiracies.


    Plus, the Edinburgh TV festival goes digital and the audio industry offers funding for freelancers hit by the outbreak.
    And in The Media Quiz, we wade through the weirdest shows in the Disney+ back catalogue.


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    • 58 min

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