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The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

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The Media Podcast is your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Olly Mann. New episodes fortnightly. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/themediapodcast.

  1. 1.
    #145 - BBC Revisits Diana’s Panorama Interview; Graham Norton Swaps Radio 2 for Virgin; Piers Morgan’s Ministerial Drought Ends11/20/2020
    55:52
  2. 2.
    #144 - USA Elections; Johnny Depp vs The Sun; BBC Social Media Guidelines vs Pride; The Legacy of Robert Fisk11/06/2020
    52:14
  3. 3.
    #143 - Quibi Calls It Quits; Telegraph Sub-Editors Return Home; Far-Right Tattoos Sink Woodworking Format10/23/2020
    58:34
  4. 4.
    #142 - Channel Four Sale, GB News Plans, BBC’s Oxbridge Problem, Local Newspapers Linked To Election Turnout10/09/2020
    42:23
  5. 5.
    #141 - Sir Harold Evans; Radio 1 Dance; Apple News Today; Edinburgh TV Festival 202009/25/2020
    1:00:22
  6. 6.
    #140 - Times Radio Goes On Air; Media Job Losses; Facebook Boycott07/10/2020
    54:49
  7. 7.
    #139 - Daily Mail Outshines The Sun; Journalists And Political Unrest; TV Diversity Boost; 06/26/2020
    50:11
  8. 8.
    #138 - Equality in Audio Pact; Tim Davie named BBC DG; Journos out, AI in at MSN06/12/2020
    55:43
  1. 9.
    #137 - Spotify Podcasts; Freelancer Support; Bauer Radio Rebrands; Twitter Fact Checking05/30/2020
    1:00:44
  2. 10.
    #136 - Buzzfeed Layoffs; BBC Four For The Chop; Murdoch Misses His Bonus05/15/2020
    46:44
  3. 11.
    #135 - Harry & Meghan's Tabloid Breakup; Disney’s Virus Response; C4's Free Creativity05/04/2020
    55:21
  4. 12.
    #134 - The JC in Liquidation; Listening Habits in Lockdown; Edinburgh TV Festival goes online04/18/2020
    58:40
  5. 13.
    #133 - Newspapers fight corona ad blacklists; Sports pages with no sport; Streamlined radio schedules; BBC floats broadband licence fee idea04/03/2020
    35:26
  6. 14.
    #132 - Pandemic Broadcasting, Remote Working and Freelance Precariousness03/20/2020
    37:56
  7. 15.
    #131 - Free Speech; ARIA Awards; Coronavirus & Spitting Image03/06/2020
    48:43
  8. 16.
    #130 - Ofcom’s Online Oversight; BBC’s Future Fight; Hollywood Stars Make A Beeline For Berkshire02/21/2020
    44:58
  9. 17.
    #129 - The Times They Are A’Changin (And The Sun Too)02/07/2020
    45:39
  10. 18.
    #128 - Victoria Derbyshire’s Demotion; NBC News’ Global Ambitions; Tony Hall’s Successor01/24/2020
    42:48
  11. 19.
    #127 - 2020 Vision: Pundit Predictions Special01/10/2020
    35:56
  12. 20.
    #126 - Top Podcasts of 2019; Upset on This Morning; New Presenters on Radio 1; Daily Telegraph on Whatsapp12/13/2019
    49:44
  13. 21.
    #125 - Political Freesheets; Clarkson’s Climate Climbdown; Bloomberg’s Blackout11/29/2019
    51:23
  14. 22.
    Screen International: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely11/25/2019
    43:07
  15. 23.
    #124 - Netflix gives away the crown; a radio station for podcasts; Politicians battle for election debates11/15/2019
    52:40
  16. 24.
    Screen International: The Heat Is On – Assessing the Early 2019/20 Oscar & Bafta Races11/08/2019
    36:14
  17. 25.
    #123 - Samira Ahmed vs the BBC, Daily Mail podcasts, Apple's new TV shows11/01/2019
    52:09
  18. 26.
    #122 - June Sarpong takes BBC diversity role; Profits tumble at the Telegraph; Brexitless news - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/18/2019
    40:17
  19. 27.
    #121 - Naga Munchetty Breakfast Row; Royals Take On Tabloids; Apple News Service Signs The Times - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/04/2019
    44:44
  20. 28.
    #120 - Sky-C4's ad deal, Amazon's audiobook raid, best journo junkets09/20/2019
    48:02
  21. 29.
    Media Business Podcast #7: Edinburgh TV Festival 201909/03/2019
    41:17
  22. 30.
    #119 - Edinburgh TV Festival Special 201908/23/2019
    28:54
  23. 31.
    #118 - Pop goes the controller; Prioritising PSBs; Channel 5 profits; Influencers held to account - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/12/2019
    43:01
  24. 32.
    #117 - Facebook’s currency; Kyle’s lie detector; ITV’s gender balance; Eastenders’ ratings06/29/2019
    48:08
  25. 33.
    Media Business Podcast #6: Commissioner Index Breakfast Panel - Let’s Talk Drama06/21/2019
    53:18
  26. 34.
    #116 - Brexitcast to TV, Homophobia on YouTube, BBC vs Pensioners - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/14/2019
    40:23
  27. 35.
    Competition: Join Us At Radiodays Europe's Podcast Day06/07/2019
    1:09
  28. 36.
    #115 - Kyle’s Cancelled, Evans’ Millions, Disney’s HULU - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/31/2019
    43:41
  29. 37.
    Media Business Podcast #5: Screen International Podcast At The Cannes Film Festival 201905/18/2019
    48:00
  30. 38.
    #114 - Guardian bounces back; Danny Baker gets the sack - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/10/2019
    37:55
  31. 39.
    Media Business Podcast #4: ALF Insight04/30/2019
    31:23
  32. 40.
    #113 - Cash Boost for Children’s TV; Global’s Billboards; Gender Pay Gap Redux04/19/2019
    57:28
  33. 41.
    Radiodays Extra: Greg James & Bob Shennan Do Breakfast04/12/2019
    25:21
  34. 42.
    #112 - BBC and Discovery agree UKTV deal, Apple TV+, Radio Days Europe04/05/2019
    50:25
  35. 43.
    Media Business Podcast #3: Broadcast Indie Survey03/29/2019
    38:34
  36. 44.
    Taking On Big Tech, Disney Closes In On Fox, Global Cuts03/15/2019
    43:58
  37. 45.
    Media Business Podcast #2: Broadcast Gamechangers - Baz and Lambert in conversation03/01/2019
    51:07
  38. 46.
    The End of Political TV? What Andrew Neil's departure means for BBC News02/22/2019
    42:33
  39. 47.
    Spotify means business: how buying Gimlet changes podcasting02/08/2019
    50:35
  40. 48.
    Media Business Podcast #1: The Oscars' Business02/02/2019
    54:24
  41. 49.
    #108 - Social media stars under the influence; DJs on shuffle as Ball, Cox, Mayo, Evans and Whiley launch new shows; Buzzfeed cuts; Guardian film heads to the Oscars.01/25/2019
    41:03
  42. 50.
    #107 - Media Predictions 201901/11/2019
    1:07:30
  43. 51.
    #106 - The Albert Square Property Boom - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/14/2018
    49:37
  44. 52.
    #105 - I’m a Brexit Debate, Get Me On TV - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/30/2018
    46:29
  45. 53.
    CNN vs Trump, Facebook hires Clegg, Radio 2 woes11/17/2018
    34:34
  46. 54.
    SPECIAL: Interview with Paul 'Gobby' Lambert: The Downing Street Heckler11/02/2018
    38:23
  47. 55.
    #103 - Lads Lads Lads, Fake Guests & Slow News - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/19/2018
    49:59
  48. 56.
    #102: Evans to Virgin, Ball to Breakfast - 1990s throwback special!10/05/2018
    39:07
  49. 57.
    #101B - Derry Girls Masterclass with Lisa McGee – Edinburgh TV Festival 201809/18/2018
    51:57
  50. 58.
    MacTaggart Lecture 2018: Michaela Coel08/31/2018
    54:10
  51. 59.
    #101: Edinburgh International Television Festival 201808/24/2018
    56:44
  52. 60.
    #100 Yet Another Culture Sec & A Sky High Bid07/14/2018
    41:23
  53. 61.
    #99 - IGTV, BBC Sounds, Google Podcasting - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/29/2018
    44:54
  54. 62.
    #98 - Local TV, Dacre's legacy & hope for Audioboom - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/15/2018
    45:10
  55. 63.
    #97 - Evening Standard's 'Money Can't Buy' offer, Grimmy quits R1 Breakfast Show - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/01/2018
    44:56
  56. 64.
    #96 - British Podcast Awards 201805/25/2018
    27:07
  57. 65.
    #95 - Audioboom Takeover Off The Table, Digital Radio Listening Overtakes Analogue, TV BAFTAs - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/18/2018
    44:56
  58. 66.
    #94 - Press Freedom, Al-Jazeera Strikes, BBC Sound Effects Library05/04/2018
    50:27
  59. 67.
    #93 - Daily Mail’s Accidental Profanity, Radio 4’s Rivers Of Blood, Test Match Special’s Early Tea -The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/20/2018
    41:21
  60. 68.
    #92 - The Gender Pay Gap, Interns and a lifeline for Sky - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/06/2018
    43:52
  61. 69.
    #91A: RadioDays Europe - Paul Robinson interviews Midge Ure (Ultravox), Daniela Linzer (Kronehit), Bob Shennan (BBC) and Elvis Duran (Z100 New York) 03/30/2018
    21:03
  62. 70.
    #91: Talent Trouble, Cambridge Analytica & RadioDays Europe03/23/2018
    42:24
  63. 71.
    #90 - Guardian Changing Media Summit 2018 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/09/2018
    35:00
  64. 72.
    #89 - HomePod gripes, Sky News pledge & Twitter TV 02/23/2018
    51:56
  65. 73.
    #88 - Express deal nears, freemasons & a podcast ad boost02/09/2018
    51:27
  66. 74.
    #87: Hello Old Friends At Facebook; Goodbye Old Friends At Buzzfeed - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann01/26/2018
    28:51
  67. 75.
    #86: The Media Podcast Predictions Special - 2018 Edition01/12/2018
    49:44
  68. 76.
    #85 - Murdoch Joins The Magic Kingdom, British Journalism Awards - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/15/2017
    44:57
  69. 77.
    #84 - The Death of Soho, APAs 2017 and Children’s Repeats - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/01/2017
    42:49
  70. 78.
    #83 - Katz Does Countdown - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/03/2017
    32:22
  71. 79.
    #82 - Harassment in Hollywood; Ofcom calls the tune at Radio 1; Cutting teeth on the Daily Mail10/20/2017
    33:32
  72. 80.
    #81 - Google caves over paywalls, ITV vs Newsnight - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/06/2017
    39:00
  73. 81.
    BONUS: How To Fix... Newspapers09/29/2017
    41:10
  74. 82.
    #80 - Murdoch Talks Tough In Cambridge, EU on TV and Newspapers - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann09/22/2017
    36:22
  75. 83.
    BONUS: 2017 MacTaggart Lecture, with Jon Snow09/08/2017
    51:16
  76. 84.
    #79 - Edinburgh International TV Festival 201708/25/2017
    55:05
  77. 85.
    #78 - Facebook Watch, The Week Junior & podcast poaching08/11/2017
    47:24
  78. 86.
    #77 - BBC pay, local press woes & Soundcloud - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/21/2017
    42:10
  79. 87.
    #76 - Auntie Plots The Year Ahead - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/07/2017
    43:37
  80. 88.
    #75 - Channel 4's hunt for the new Hunt - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/16/2017
    39:07
  81. 89.
    #74 - How To Shoot VR and 360 Video - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/26/2017
    24:12
  82. 90.
    #73 - MacKenzie leaves The Sun, Crozier exits ITV - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/12/2017
    40:56
  83. 91.
    #72 - British Podcast Awards 2017 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/03/2017
    25:28
  84. 92.
    #71 - Full Fact on fake news, Simon Pearson on writing obituaries - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/14/2017
    31:47
  85. 93.
    #70 - NARM conference, Bob Shennan on BBC Radio - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/31/2017
    50:51
  86. 94.
    #69 - Broadcast Indie Summit; Songs Of Praise; Daily Mail Newspaper Of The Year - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/17/2017
    34:40
  87. 95.
    #68 - How Long Will ITV Hold Their Nerve With The Nightly Show? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/03/2017
    42:52
  88. 96.
    BONUS: how influencer marketing works02/24/2017
    49:16
  89. 97.
    #67 - Zuckerberg’s state of the union & a new threat to whistleblowers - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/17/2017
    42:50
  90. 98.
    BONUS - Fake News and the Fallout - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann01/27/2017
    55:08
  91. 99.
    #66 - Media Predictions 201701/14/2017
    39:02
  92. 100.
    #65 - Has the BBC given up on millennials? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/08/2016
    36:17
  93. 101.
    #64 - Will Fake News Be Our Downfall? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/26/2016
    41:09
  94. 102.
    #63 - Media Planning in an Uncertain World - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/11/2016
    39:39
  95. 103.
    #62 - IMPRESS in Official Regulator Shocker - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/28/2016
    55:23
  96. 104.
    #61 - How The New European was launched, BBC Studio cuts - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/14/2016
    43:56
  97. 105.
    #60 - The Future of Radio - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/03/2016
    53:10
  98. 106.
    #59 - Badly burnt by Bake Off - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann09/16/2016
    35:51
  99. 107.
    BONUS: Sally Wainwright in conversation with Russell T Davies09/05/2016
    50:52
  100. 108.
    #58 - Edinburgh International TV Festival 2016 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann08/26/2016
    42:09
  101. 109.
    #57 - What Lad Bible’s rise means for online video - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann08/18/2016
    41:58
  102. 110.
    #56 - Olympics Coverage & A French Ban On Naming Mass Killers - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann08/05/2016
    35:27
  103. 111.
    #55 - Brexit Boosts Fleet St... But For How Long? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/22/2016
    46:22
  104. 112.
    #54 - EU Referendum Special - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/24/2016
    31:05
  105. 113.
    #53 - Snoopers’ Charter, 360° Video & 5live shake-up - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/10/2016
    46:10
  106. 114.
    #52 - Rory Reid, LA Screenings, Podcasts on TV - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/27/2016
    52:51
  107. 115.
    #51 - BBC Charter Renewal, Bauer Buys Beacon, C4 Privatisation 05/13/2016
    33:53
  108. 116.
    #50 - The Great BBC Bake Off Showdown - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/29/2016
    40:04
  109. 117.
    #49 - Allegations, injunctions and innuendo04/15/2016
    27:59
  110. 118.
    #48 - Ed Talks 2016 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/01/2016
    1:10:50
  111. 119.
    #47 - Radiodays Europe 2016 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/22/2016
    27:43
  112. 120.
    #46 - Channel 4 fights to keep Black Mirror - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/18/2016
    39:25
  113. 121.
    #45 - a promising dawn for New Day and Radio 2 Country pops up03/04/2016
    54:59
  114. 122.
    #44 - The Death of Linear Everything - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/19/2016
    39:32
  115. 123.
    #43 - Moyles' first RAJARs & more Guardian cuts02/05/2016
    43:27
  116. 124.
    #42 - Media Podcast Predictions 2016 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann01/01/2016
    36:39
  117. 125.
    #41: Would Channel 4 Survive Privatisation? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/11/2015
    43:02
  118. 126.
    #40 - David Schneider: making brands tweet good - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/27/2015
    43:07
  119. 127.
    #39 - The Voice leaves the Beeb - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/13/2015
    37:05
  120. 128.
    #38 - Sun’s paywall crumbles, RAJARs & Vice on UK TV - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/31/2015
    50:59
  121. 129.
    #37 - Cohen leaves the BBC, FOIs & mental health dramas - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/16/2015
    44:20
  122. 130.
    #36 - Radio Festival 2015 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/01/2015
    36:06
  123. 131.
    #35C - How Not To Pitch a TV Show09/17/2015
    44:15
  124. 132.
    #35B - Armando Iannucci's MacTaggart Lecture09/11/2015
    58:12
  125. 133.
    #35 - Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival 2015 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann08/28/2015
    47:11
  126. 134.
    #34 - BBC debate begins, Quirker launch & Moyles on XFM - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/17/2015
    47:08
  127. 135.
    #33 - BBC Three cut gets Trust approval – The Media Podcast with Olly Mann07/03/2015
    45:42
  128. 136.
    #32 - Chris Evans gets BBC out of a tight corner - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann06/19/2015
    45:09
  129. 137.
    #31 - Broadcast Backs the Beeb, Lineker’s BT Transfer and Creative Week 201506/05/2015
    38:20
  130. 138.
    Episode 30 – Phone hacking payouts, RAJARs, falling ITV audience – The Media Podcast with Olly Mann05/22/2015
    32:28
  131. 139.
    #29 - Election 2015 SPECIAL - The Media Podcast with OIly Mann05/08/2015
    47:59
  132. 140.
    #28 - BBC3 move postponed, Adblock Plus - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/24/2015
    41:46
  133. 141.
    #27 - Seiken’s legacy, Periscope up... Snapchat down - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann04/10/2015
    34:13
  134. 142.
    #26 - What is Top Gear’s future? - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/26/2015
    34:26
  135. 143.
    #25B - Radio Days Europe 2015 - The Media Podcast with Paul Robinson03/21/2015
    23:05
  136. 144.
    #25 - Clarkson’s third strike, British Press Awards - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/13/2015
    37:56
  137. 145.
    #24B - John Waite on presenting - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann03/08/2015
    13:30
  138. 146.
    #24 - Oborne vs The Telegraph, Radio Academy changes and Guardian hustings - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/27/2015
    35:15
  139. 147.
    #23B - BBC World Service's Owain Rich on Drones - Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/20/2015
    10:16
  140. 148.
    #23 - Premier League rights, ITV ratings, radio listening figures - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/13/2015
    33:36
  141. 149.
    #22B - Do We Get The Press We Deserve? Matt Kelly - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann02/07/2015
    18:28
  142. 150.
    #22 - The Future of News, Radio Academy woes, Page 3 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann01/29/2015
    38:15
  143. 151.
    #21 - Charlie Hebdo coverage, TV Debates, UTV sales - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann01/15/2015
    38:28
  144. 152.
    #20 - Predictions 2015 - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/31/2014
    31:59
  145. 153.
    #19 - Sony’s PR Disaster, Serial breaks records - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/19/2014
    32:09
  146. 154.
    #18 EXTRA - Women in Film and Television Awards 2014 - The Media Podcast with Helen Zaltzman12/08/2014
    13:21
  147. 155.
    #18 - Kids TV tax breaks, Times profit shocker - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann12/05/2014
    33:45
  148. 156.
    #17 - Dapper Laughs, Fake Sheik, Julia Davis at Breakfast - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/21/2014
    34:01
  149. 157.
    #16 - Radio 1 to launch iPlayer channel, BT wins access to Sky Sports and the TV ads going viral for Christmas - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann11/07/2014
    30:46
  150. 158.
    #15 - RAJARS, Vice Media plans, Whisper scoop - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/24/2014
    33:15
  151. 159.
    #14 - Radio Festival 2014 SPECIAL - The Media Podcast with John Plunkett10/15/2014
    29:33
  152. 160.
    #13 - Viacom invests in C5 / MIPCOM preview - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann10/10/2014
    36:07
  153. 161.
    #12 - Trinity Mirror payouts, Emma Watson hoax - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann09/26/2014
    30:06
  154. 162.
    #11 - Save Our Sources, Next Radio Conference - The Media Podcast09/12/2014
    31:20
  155. 163.
    #10 - SPECIAL: Guardian Edinburgh International TV Festival 201408/25/2014
    30:33
  156. 164.
    #9 - Scotland debate update, Company magazine closes, Edinburgh preview08/15/2014
    34:01
  157. 165.
    #8 RAJARs, Sky Europe & NYT app confusion08/01/2014
    39:11
  158. 166.
    #7 BBC News Cuts, Murdoch bids for Time Warner07/18/2014
    29:16
  159. 167.
    The Media Podcast #6 - BBC levels the playing field, George Clooney apology07/15/2014
    29:30
  160. 168.
    The Media Podcast #5 - Radio 5 Live reshuffle and kids' TV tax breaks07/15/2014
    31:25
  161. 169.
    The Media Podcast #4 - hacking trial verdicts, Rising Star US07/15/2014
    35:59
  162. 170.
    The Media Podcast #3 - John Oliver and World Cup take over the US07/15/2014
    31:48
  163. 171.
    The Media Podcast #2 - Robert Peston & Michael Woolf go off-message07/15/2014
    30:17
  164. 172.
    The Media Podcast #1: BBC News Cuts, Freeview Connect07/15/2014
    28:09

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