The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

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The Media Podcast is your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Matt Deegan. New episodes fortnightly.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

All Episodes

It’s all change at The Daily Mail - Grieg is out, Dacre’s back... but is it Mail Online now calling the shots? Host Matt Deegan is joined by Press Gazette’s Charlotte Tobitt and Great Scott Media’s Leon Wilson to review the week’s media news.Also on the programme: Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries steps into the media spotlight - we try and glean something from that, plus the BBC’s ambitions to turn hit podcasts into talked-about TV, the rise in fortunes at Buzzfeed and the latest rumours surrounding Talk TV.A Rethink Audio and PPM Production, produced by Matt Hill. Support the show by taking out a voluntary donation: themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 26

38 min 35 sec

Is Paul Dacre *really* going to be running OFCOM? That’s the question the sector is asking this week, after more leaks suggest Government meddling in the interview panel and process. Matt Deegan is joined by Faraz Osman (of TV indie Gold Wala) and Jack Davison (EVP, 3Vision) to discuss this and the rest of the week’s media news.Also on the programme: ITV bounces back with revenues up on those from 'the beforetimes'; the BBC is under scrutiny as it ends its partnership with Stonewall; and in the Media Quiz... we learn a novel way to get your outstanding invoices paid. A Rethink Audio & PPM Production, produced by Matt Hill. Support the show and keep us independent: themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 12

48 min 34 sec

Recorded live at the Radio Academy Festival this week, Kerrang! Radio breakfast show presenter Sophie K talks about smashing through barriers and breaking the mould as a female in the male-dominated world of rock radio.There are catchup tickets still available for this annual audio event, including:BBC content chief Charlotte Moore on her plans for audio and a new scheme for indiesClaudia Winkleman and Clara Amfo in conversationAnd some radio geek called Matt Deegan talking about a youthquake in radioAll the details on how to watch all the sessions are at radioacademy.org/festivalA Rethink Audio & PPM Production. We'd like thank the Radio Academy for allowing us to share this session with you. Support The Media Podcast by setting up a regular voluntary subscription: themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Nov 5

11 min 48 sec

For those in the radio industry, Wednesday was the biggest day for 18 months, with £500m worth of sales resting on data from the audience research survey (suspended during the pandemic). But elsewhere in the media, this set of listening figures looks set to have an impact on their businesses too.Matt Deegan welcomes two new stations execs to talk about their first results: Stig Abell (Times Radio) & Phil Riley (Boom Radio) as well as Tech Con's own Ann Charles to discuss the importance of this unique set of figures.Also in this RAJAR special: how Graham Norton's got on, where are the young people, has Coronavirus been BBC Local Radio’s saviour.... and in The Media Quiz, we play a classic radio game.A Rethink Audio & PPM Production, produced by Matt Hill. To support the show for less than a Gin & Tonic at the Groucho, visit themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 27

50 min 40 sec

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 the show: over in Europe the radio industry has been getting together for Radio Days Europe, looking at the fortunes of broadcasters during the pandemic - is confidence running low in the audio sector?All that plus: the rise and rise of substack, has Channel 4 neglected its hard of hearing audiences and, in the Media Quiz, we see who’s dropped onto our casting couch.A PPM & Rethink Audio production, produced by Matt Hill and Peter Price. Support the making of this series at themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 15

35 min 27 sec

Media news and analysis, with new host Matt Deegan and guests this week consultant Paul Robinson (Creative Media Partners) and Elizabeth Carr-Ellis (Hello Magazine).Netflix buys up the rights to the Roald Dahl back catalogue. With Amazon, Disney and Apple all spending big this year, how does this deal match up in the streaming wars?Also on the programme: with Andrew Neil spilling all in the tabloids, what now for GB News - and what  does this mean for the return of News UK’s TV plans?All this, plus the sonic screwdriver changes hands as Dr Who leaves BBC Studios and... in the media quiz, we’ll find out who’s axed, back or vaxxed.A Rethink Audio & PPM Production, produced by Matt Hill and Peter Price.Support the Media Podcast as we enter out 16th year on the air: themediapodcast.com/donate.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Oct 1

48 min 14 sec

“One Voice” is the UK’s biggest conference for voiceovers, and Leah Marks and Nic Redman from the British Podcast Award-nominated Voiceover Social podcast, have put together this collection of the best bits of One Voice 2021 especially for you, Media Podcast listeners.Featuring top impersonators Rory Bremner and Jess Robinson, as well as the best continuity announcers working in the business today - and one of the best outtakes in the world of voiceover this year (hint: stick around until the end).A PPM/Rethink Audio production, presented by Olly Mann. We'll be back with regular episodes in the autumn - until then, please support the show by heading to themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Aug 27

36 min 34 sec

Joining Olly Mann this week are: Deadline’s international editor, Jake Kanter, podcaster and founder of Don’t Skip Media, Christina Moore and the writer, podcaster and audio critic Caroline Crampton.This week: It’s deja vu all over again, as the government ponders selling Channel 4 – but is the case for a sale stronger now than it was five years ago? Plus, Sony Music Entertainment buys radio indie Somethin’ Else. The EU asks if British TV shows should still count as European content. We reflect on the shaky first fortnight of GB News and take out your copybooks as we’re doing the math in the Media Podcast Quiz.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 25

1 hr 2 min

Today we've handpicked three choice sessions from this year's mammoth international conference on podcasting, Podcast Day 24. Featuring:Shima Oliaee on the making of Dolly Parton's Americaformer WNYC & BBC exec Tony Phillips on the future of audioRichard Palmer from Triton Digital and Jamie Cho from Commercial Radio Australia on how Australia is catching up with the StatesThanks to Podcast Day 24 for sharing these, exclusively with The Media Podcast. To discover all 24 hours of talks and panels, head to podcastday24.comA Rethink Audio & PPM Production, produced by Matt Hill. Help support the show at themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 11

45 min 42 sec

Olly Mann is joined by the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson and chief content officer of Somethin’ Else, Steve Ackerman.This week: Audio awards aplenty at the ARIAs. Discovery merges with WarnerMedia and Amazon buys Bond’s back catalogue – along with the rest of MGM.BBC Studios struggles to secure a new boss and the fallout continues from Martin Bashir’s Diana Panorama scandal.Plus: Facebook’s latest news deal and, in the Media Podcast Quiz, Olly channels Linda Bellingham.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 28

59 min 41 sec

Joining Olly Mann are the CEO of production company Nine Lives Media and exec producer of Songs Of Praise, Cat Lewis, radio presenter and broadcast consultant Paul Robinson and journalist and founder of podcast company Message Heard, Jake Warren. This week: Studio audiences are set to return but some shows including Have I Got News For You will also keep their online setups. Why is live laughter important to the production process?Bauer unveils its subscription package for niche stations. Is this the future for big radio brands?Plus: Reactions to the Noel Clarke allegations. Is the shine coming off Clubhouse just as it becomes available on Android? What can media companies do to provide safe spaces to work? And do we all deserve Fridays off?\A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support us with a Voluntary SubscriptionPlease help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries – Click here to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 14

57 min 6 sec

Joining Olly Mann this week are the news editor of the Press Gazette, Charlotte Tobitt, radio executive Trevor Dann and digital editor at Immediate Media, Rebecca MessinaThis week: As Spotify and Apple launch paid subscriptions for podcasters what will it mean for the way audio makers get paid?Also: News UK scales back its TV ambitions. Who might be in the running to buy BT Sport? Annie Mac to leave Radio 1.Plus: The runners and riders in the BAFTA and ARIA awards announced this week and, in the Media Podcast Quiz, we celebrate the return of some familiar formats.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 30

58 min 21 sec

Olly Mann is joined by the entertainment director of Heat magazine and host of the PilotTV podcast, Boyd Hilton, writer, editor and campaigner currently working at Hello magazine, Elizabeth Carr-Ellis, and broadcast consultant and director of RadioTechCon, Ann Charles.This week: How might coverage of future high-profile deaths be adjusted in the wake of this week’s 100,000 complaints about the BBC’s handling of Prince Philip’s death? We ask how much is too much and should there be a difference between scheduling on linear and digital channels?Plus: Is Ed Vaizey set to be the new face of Ofcom? Should the government have vetoed two reappointments to the Channel 4 board? Matt Kelly reveals his plans for the new, New European and what’s next for Buzzfeed UK?And in the Media Podcast Quiz, step inside the elevator as the panel guess which pitches were successful at this week’s MipTV festival.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Sophie King, Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support us with a Voluntary SubscriptionPlease help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries – Click here to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 16

51 min 58 sec

Olly Mann is joined by planning director at Edelman, Karin Robinson, LBC presenter, author and broadcaster Iain Dale and media executive and director of broadcasting at City University London, Professor Lis Howell. This week: BBC Four winds down original commissioning so will an archive-only channel be more high-brow or low-brow than BBC Two?Spotify joins the live audio conversation by buying Locker Room; Kay Burley deletes references to Sky News from her social media – does this foretell a move to GB News?Plus: news organisations push for public service news channels to be more prominent on streaming platforms; BBC local radio stations gain county cricket commentaries and, as Time Out revenues fall 59% and the Guardian claims furlough cash, which funding models will work for a post-covid print industry?A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support us with a Voluntary SubscriptionPlease help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries – Click here to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 2

50 min 42 sec

Olly Mann is joined by journalist, broadcaster and one half of Fortunately…, Jane Garvey and the managing director of Folder Media and co-founder of the British Podcast Awards, Matt Deegan.This week: The BBC announces plans to shift programmes and networks around the UK but will audiences see and hear a difference? As Facebook ends its feud with the Australian government and news providers, what does it mean for British publications?Also: Where and when might Piers Morgan appear next, and who should replace him behind Good Morning Britain's newsdesk?The Society of Editors’ loses its executive director in the aftermath of Harry and Meghan’s interview with Oprah. And, in the Media Podcast Quiz, we drive through a chicane of news... in celebration of F1’s most famous voice.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 19

51 min 56 sec

Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown and Deadline’s international editor, Jake Kanter to discuss BBC Three’s return to broadcast TV. A former Fleet Street editor reveals he supported the IRA. New Scientist is snapped up by the publisher of the Daily Mail and the budget offers some financial help for freelancers plus Ant Middleton won’t be back on Channel 4, but why?Links as mentioned in the show:The Network Application Form 2021 – The Edinburgh International Television Festival Ones to Watch Application Form 2021 – The Edinburgh International Television Festival The Private Eye Paul Foot Award for Investigative and Campaigning Journalism is now accepting entriesA PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 5

52 min 12 sec

Olly Mann is joined by the editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson and TV development executive Steven Bricknall.This week: Chattering classes pull up a chair in Clubhouse; Australian Facebook users lose access to news articles in a row with the Australian government; BBC World News TV is pulled in China and World Service radio goes silent in Hong Kong; Meghan Markle wins a long-running privacy case against the publisher of the Daily Mail and there’s more funding for covid-hit community radio stations.Plus: Is Russel T Davies right to say extinction looms for the Beeb?And in the Media Podcast Quiz we’re running a gameshow marathon.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 19

40 min 56 sec

Olly Mann is joined by director of Creative Media Partners, Paul Robinson, founder of production house Gold Wala, Faraz Osman and the creative director of Zinc Media, Emma Hindley.On today’s show: Allegations of bullying emerge from behind the Gogglebox sofas. Why the advertising standards authority has clipped Ryanair’s wings and former editors of the New York Times and FT club together to buy the New European.Plus, Simon Mayo switches lanes to drivetime at Greatest Hits Radio. Prince Harry accepts damages from the Mail on Sunday and DJ Tiiny is dropped by Capital Xtra for pay for play.A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Feb 5

49 min 35 sec

It's our fifth annual predictions special! Join Olly Mann as he floats swiftly through the lockdown homes of our media pundits to discover what the year head might have in store for the UK media industry... and listen as they squirm for being unfairly held to account for predictions made in 2020.Featuring the predictions of Jake Kanter (Deadline), Faraz Osman (Gold Wala), media writer Maggie Brown, Ann Charles (Radio Tech Con), Matt Deegan (Folder Media) and Iain Dale (LBC).Produced by Matt Hill for PPM and Rethink Audio. Support the show at themediapodcast.com/donateSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 15

37 min 43 sec

Olly is joined by Matt Deegan (Folder Media) and Rebecca Messina (Immediate Media) to discuss the media news from the past fortnight. On today’s show: Spotify snaps up Harry and Meghan - we take a look at the former royals’ podcast strategy and another spendy year for the Swedish music giant; we look to the future of broadcasting, as OFCOM announces a new review of the TV landscape.Also on the programme, the Guardian reports record donations, the BBC invests in the comedy scene and, in the media quiz, we deck the halls with some news in brief.SHARE US AROUND: we’re not shy. Send this link to your media friends and let them have the inside track on the latest trends in our sector: https://podfollow.com/themediapodcastA PPM/Rethink Audio Production, produced by Matt Hill and Penny Bell. Support the show and keep us going all year round.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 2020

49 min 13 sec

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 announcing a big payday for UK news publishers - but is it too little, too late? Plus, we find out why Prison Radio is the darling of awards worldwide, what needs to be done to tackle disabilty discrimination in our industry... and in the media quiz... you'll find out why Olly is not the most gifted mimic.SHARE US AROUND: we’re not shy. Send this link to your media friends and let them have the inside track on the latest trends in our sector: https://podfollow.com/themediapodcastA PPM/Rethink Audio Production, produced by Matt Hill and Penny Bell. Support the show and keep us going all year round.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 2020

53 min 38 sec

Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown, planning director at Edelman and host of Democratically 2020, Karin Robinson and broadcast consultant and director of RadioTechCon, Ann Charles.This week: Will some long-lost paperwork clear the BBC of claims it coerced Princess Diana into giving that Panorama interview?Graham Norton jumps along the dial to Virgin Radio as other notable names hang up their headphones at Radio 2.Spotify’s multi million dollar podcasting splurge continues. And we count the cost of overworked freelancers.Plus Piers Morgan welcomes back cabinet ministers to Good Morning Britain in his own unique way.And, in the Media Podcast Quiz, it’s congratulations to the winners at the virtual Edinburgh TV festival Awards.Nominees for the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards 2020 have been announced. The winners will be revealed at a virtual awards event on the afternoon of 9th December – sign up to attend for free.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2020

55 min 52 sec

Olly Mann is joined by professor emeritus of journalism at City University, Lis Howell and entertainment director of Heat magazine and host of the PilotTV podcast, Boyd Hilton.This week: As news channels roll into a third day of USA election coverage, we ask which broadcasters won the hearts and minds of our panelists.As The Sun successfully defends its Johnny Depp defamation case, what does News Group Newspapers’ victory mean for tabloid journalism?Plus, the legacy of legendary print journalist Robert Fisk, there’s confusion over the BBC’s new social media guidelines and in the Media Podcast Quiz, Christmas has come early.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2020

52 min 14 sec

Olly Mann is joined by radio consultant and director of Creative Media Partners Paul Robinson, editor of Newsweek International Alex Hudson and former Press Association, HuffPost UK and ITV News executive and now the founder of Bird Lime Media, Dawn Kelly.This week: Is the Daily Telegraph correcting a glaring error by bringing its sub-editors back in house?Jeffrey Katzenberg throws in the towel on Quibi and ITV sets its sights streaming (again).Plus, as Twitter fans spot some far-right tattoos that programme makers missed, is it the chop for Sky History’s new woodworking format?And in the Media Podcast Quiz, we pay tribute to the veteran regional news presenters bidding farewell to the BBC.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Peter Price.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 2020

58 min 34 sec

Olly Mann is joined by co-host of ‘Fortunately...’ and Woman’s Hour, Jane Garvey, international editor of Deadline, Jake Kanter and print journalist at Hello magazine, Elizabeth Carr-Ellis.On today’s show: Is the government about to sell off Channel 4? Does the BBC have an Oxbridge problem? And can the lure of Andrew Neil entice viewers to news channel newbie GB News?Plus, we explore the link between local newspaper circulation and voter turnout. And the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have turned down the chance to play the Media Podcast Quiz, because they’ve signed to Netflix.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 2020

42 min 23 sec

Olly Mann is joined by head of communications at ITN and former editor of Broadcast magazine Lisa Campbell, founder of production house Gold Wala Faraz Osman and Creative Director of Folder Media Matt Deegan. On today’s show, Ofcom approves Radio 1 Dance to stream on BBC Sounds but commercial rivals are unhappy. Could Apple News’ podcast of print articles help save the world’s biggest newspapers? And in what state is arts and culture journalism as The Guide closes amid losses of £25m at The Guardian. Plus, the big themes from the virtual Edinburgh International Television Festival 2020. And in The Media Podcast Quiz we celebrate the winners of the ‘Pand-Emmys’ - the first major industry awards show since the start of the pandemic.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2020

1 hr

Olly Mann presents news, analysis and gossip from the creative media industries, with magazine journalist and blogger Elizabeth Carr-Ellis, creative director of Folder Media, Matt Deegan and editor of Newsweek International, Alex Hudson.This week: Times Radio takes to the air; hundreds of media jobs are lost; millions of dollars are poured into the podcast market; And Facebook is facing a boycott from a third of big brands.Plus in our final Media Podcast Quiz of the season we celebrate the productions that have been Made In Dagenham.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 2020

54 min 49 sec

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

50 min 11 sec

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2020

55 min 43 sec

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 2020

1 hr

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 2020

46 min 44 sec

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 2020

55 min 21 sec

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.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 2020

58 min 40 sec

Olly Mann is joined by journalist and Channel 4 historian Maggie Brown and director of Creative Media Partners, Paul Robinson to survey the ever-changing media landscape.This week: Newspapers fight coronavirus advertising blacklists, there’s a revival for BBC local radio, and could your broadband bill help fund the licence fee?Plus, how sports media might retool for a world with no fixtures and a real time example of the pitfalls of remote recording.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Apr 2020

35 min 26 sec

Jim Waterson (media editor, the Guardian), Rebecca Messina (digital editor, Immediate Media) and Matt Deegan (creative director, Folder Media) join Olly Mann to reflect on the media’s response to the global Coronavirus pandemic.Including details of how broadcasters are changing their output to meet new demand; how the government’s relationship with the media has changed since the outbreak; how news of the pandemic reached Germany’s Big Brother house and the precariousness of being a freelancer in uncertain times.Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, top tips for effectively working from home courtesy of the world’s most celebrated writers.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 2020

37 min 56 sec

Faraz Osman (managing director, Gold Wala) and Alex Hudson (deputy editor, Metro.co.uk) join Olly Mann to dissect the fortnight’s media industry news and gossip.Toby Young puts your money where his mouth is in defence of free speech; Samira Ahmed settles with the BBC and Britain exits the Creative Europe Fund.Plus reaction to news of the 2020 Radio Academy ARIA award winners; how the coronavirus is affecting planning and production; and the BBC’s hunt for new bosses of its pop networks.And in the The Media Podcast Quiz, we celebrate the return of satirical puppet show Spitting Image.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Mar 2020

48 min 43 sec

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.Plus, the future of multi-lingual podcasts and the million-pound movie studio coming to *checks notes* Reading.And, in the Media Podcast Quiz, how many Julians does it take to run a newsroom?The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 2020

44 min 58 sec

Media news and analysis, this week with Deadline Hollywood’s International Editor Jake Kanter, media writer Maggie Brown and broadcast consultant Paul Robinson.It’s all change at the top of The Sun as Victoria Newton becomes editor - with repercussions for the Sun On Sunday and at The Times. Also on the programme: Times Radio - that’s happening. Disney Plus reveals impressive numbers - as do the UK's national radio stations as the quarterly RAJARs are announced. AND in the media quiz, we discover the trends of yesteryear returning to our screens.It’s all to come, in today’s Media Podcast.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Feb 2020

45 min 39 sec

Olly Mann is joined by podcaster and deputy editor of Pilot TV magazine, Boyd Hilton and the founder of Wakey Wakey TV, Deborah Coughlin.This week’s top questions: Who’s in the frame to succeed Tony Hall as director general at the BBC? Who will step into Sandi Toksvig’s shoes on Bake Off; Will NBC’s new global TV news network threaten the dominance of rivals CNN and BBC World News? Should shorthand still be a required skill for journalists? And why is Victoria Derbyshire leaving our daytime screens?Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, AI-generated poetry from the latest virtual influencer.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Please help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries - https://www.themediapodcast.com/dedicate-an-episode/Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 2020

42 min 48 sec

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 expectations for the year ahead, including journalists Alex Hudson and Rebecca Gillie, audio bosses Matt Deegan and Paul Robinson, TV types Faraz Osman and Steve Ackerman, and media analyst Karin Robinson.Plus, how many of our contributor’s 2019 predictions came to fruition? Find out in this week’s Media Podcast Predictions Special.Please help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries. Visit https://themediapodcast.com/dedicate-an-episode/ to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jan 2020

35 min 56 sec

Olly Mann with guests Faraz Osman (managing director, Gold Wala) and Karin Robinson (senior analyst at Edelman and host of podcast ‘Primarily: 2020’).This week: Spotify wraps the year with its podcasting Top 10. The Telegraph embraces Whatsapp. Accounting problems lead to boardroom losses at M&C Saatchi, plus backstage rumblings at This Morning and Radio 1’s first ever blind and non-binary presenters prepare to go on air this Christmas.Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, we reminisce about some of the worst TV of 2019.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Please help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries – Click here to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Dec 2019

49 min 44 sec

On this week’s power panel are Jake Kanter (chair of the Broadcasting Press Guild), Lis Howell (Professor Emeritus at City University’s Department of Journalism) and Paul Robinson (director of Creative Media Partners).With Olly Mann they discuss: Lib Dem freesheets; Jeremy Clarkson’s first on-air admission of climate change; Prince Andrew’s Newsnight interview; Michael Bloomberg bans Bloomberg from reporting on Michael Bloomberg; John Sweeny’s BBC beef; PressPad’s funding for media internships; Record reach at Reach.Plus a fond farewell to broadcasting legend Clive James and pioneering TV chef Gary Rhodes.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support us with a Voluntary SubscriptionPlease help us to maintain The Media Podcast with Olly Mann as the most popular independent voice of the UK media industries – Click here to dedicate an episode or sign up for a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2019

51 min 23 sec

The second instalment of the race to the Oscars, in partnership with MBI Media and Screen International. With Avengers: Endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely sat down with Screen International to reveal how they approached writing the record-breaking superhero epic and their favourite moments from the movie.After the Walt Studios Motion Pictures release became the highest-grossing film of all time with $2.8bn at the global box office, screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely sat down to discuss their journey across the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The duo reveal how they approached writing the climactic instalment of the Infinity Saga – the name given to the series that comprises the first 23 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.They also share their thoughts on awards recognition for superhero movies, the screenwriters who most inspire them and their relationship with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige.To subscribe to future episodes, search for the Screen International Podcast, available on Apple Podcasts, Spotofy, Google Podcasts and a host of podcast apps. Screen International is a Media Business Insight company.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2019

43 min 7 sec

Olly Mann is joined by director of RadioTechCon Ann Charles and podcaster, deputy editor of Pilot TV magazine and the reason Olly’s wife still buys Heat, Boyd Hilton.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2019

52 min 40 sec

In the first of Screen International’s awards season podcast series, Screen editor Matt Mueller is joined by features editor Charles Gant and joint managing director of Picturehouse Cinemas and Picturehouse Entertainment Clare Binns to discuss the kick-off to the 2019/20 awards season.Who are the early front-runners in the major categories, how is the date change impacting the release schedule and can anything beat Parasite in the international feature film category?Matt, Clare and Charles discuss the shorter window for capitalising on awards contenders this year following the US Academy’s decision to move the Oscar ceremony forward to February 9 and Bafta responded in kind, shifting to February 2 – what ripple effect will that have on exhibitors, distributors and audiences?Others topics include examining the contenders across all major categories that are making the biggest impression so far, and how the US Academy’s expanded international membership is exerting a stronger influence on the overall shape of nominations.To subscribe to future episodes, search for the Screen podcast, which is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and a host of podcast apps. Screen International is a Media Business Insight company.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2019

36 min 14 sec

Maggie Brown, Steve Ackerman and Matt Deegan join Olly Mann for more media news and analysis, including how podcasts are helping Spotify grow their profits, can audio help the Mail dominate online news and where will Ben Cooper go after Radio 1?PLUS Samira Ahmed and Ofcom give the BBC more headaches.AND in the media quiz, we take a look at the first reviews for Apple TV’s original series.A PPM Production, produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry. Consider supporting this podcast by creating a voluntary subscription of a few pounds a month. Full details at themediapodcast.com/donate.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Nov 2019

52 min 9 sec

With Olly Mann, Renay Richardson (Broccoli Content) and Alex Hudson (Metro.co.uk).This week, all these have gone: A quiz show on Facebook, magazines at Aldi and free Telegraphs at Smiths. Plus - June Sarpong to be the BBC’s first ‘Head of Creative Diversity’, funding for science podcasts and Sky News’ blanket ban on Brexit.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 2019

40 min 17 sec

Media industry insight, analysis and gossip presented by Olly Mann with guests Trevor Dann (secretary of AudioUK and presenter of the monthly roundtable editions of Radio Today), Karin Robinson (host of ‘Primarily: 2020’ and senior analyst at Edelman) and Faraz Osman, (managing director, Gold Wala)This week: How one complaint against Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty cast doubt on the BBC’s judgement. Why adverts work better in podcasts than on TV. And why the Royals are taking on the tabloids.And in the Media Podcast Quiz, we celebrate the British winners at the 71st Emmy Awards.The Media Podcast is a PPM production, produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.Please help support the show by taking out a voluntary subscription.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Oct 2019

44 min 44 sec

Media news and analysis, with Olly Mann and guests Rebecca Gillie (theweek.co.uk) and Maisie McCabe (Campaign Magazine).In this bumper 'back to school' edition, the panel cover Channel 4 joining Sky’s Adsmart scheme, the BBC and FAANG attempt to halt the spread of disinformation online, and we remember the halcyon days of extravagant press trips.PLUS, in the media quiz, we wave goodbye to some media stalwarts.A PPM production, produced by Rebecca Grizedale-Sherry. Please help support the show by taking out a voluntary subscription.#podstrike!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2019

48 min 2 sec

In a special edition of the Media Business Podcast from this year’s Edinburgh Television Festival, podcast host and chief executive officer of Media Business Insight, Conor Dignam, looks at the best of the festival’s commissioning panels, to help indies get the right programme idea to the right people.Recorded over the course of the festival, the podcast features insights from Charlotte Moore (BBC1/pictured), Ben Frow (Channel 5), Georgia Brown (Amazon), Ian Katz (Channel 4) and Kevin Lygo (ITV). Each commissioner reveals what’s on their commissioning wish list, and casts a look back over the past year’s successes and failures. Also offering their insight into the current commissioning landscape are Alexandra Zeevalkink, managing editor and Hannah Bowler, senior media researcher from the Commissioner Index. The Media Business Podcast is produced by Media Business Insight, the publisher of Screen International and Broadcast. Please subscribe atscreendaily.com or broadcastnow.co.uk or wherever you get your podcasts.A PPM Production for Media Business Insight.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Sep 2019

41 min 17 sec