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Wednesday 01 May 2019, AM

Reaction as Amanda Holden joins Heart

This is the radio Today programme your weekly look at what's going on in the radio industry coming up on this episode will hear from a former heart program as global signs Amanda Holden to join the new national Breakfast Show launching next month James cridland. Is here asking if the future of AM …

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Tuesday 30 April 2019, PM

Media Business Podcast #4: ALF Insight

Hello and welcome to this special edition of the media business podcast brought to you by Media business insight and this week as I'm I'm Fraser Murdoch managing director of HR at Alf we are obsessed about finding ways of making sales easier for media companies for advertising agencies in for mark…

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Media Masters - Greg Williams

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game Williams editor of wired starting at the magazine as deputy editor in 2009. He took on his current role in 2017 reg overseas print and online content for 1 1/2 millio…

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Tuesday 30 April 2019, AM

Is the future for AM radio a switch to digital?

In some parts of the world, AM radio is all there is and they might be the people who deserve radio the most. 20 of cars on US roads already have radios capable of HD Radio reception and the benefit of an all-digital signal over the typical hybrid broadcast is a vastly improved coverage area, as well as more bandwidth for the audio signal, so it sounds better. - radioinfo.com.au

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The new Freeview mobile app reflects demand for flexibility around linear – Digital TV Europe

Freeview's mobile app, responds to recent changes in viewer behaviour, recognising that viewers still see linear TV as their central viewing platform, but want the flexibility to watch VoD and continue enjoying their favourite shows on their mobile devices when they leave the house. Our work with Freeview has been focused on giving viewers a service on their mobile devices, that they would be familiar with from their Freeview Play connected TV. For example, we knew from research Freeview undertook and the subsequent brief provided to us that viewers are used to having a responsive Electronic Programme Guide on their connected TVs, so we ensured the app included a backwards EPG that automatically caches data to make the user experience as smooth and responsive as possible. - www.digitaltveurope.com

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Thursday 25 April 2019, AM

First consultation: Proposed changes to BBC iPlayer

Last year, we required the BBC to undertake a public interest test to allow a public examination of changes to BBC iPlayer. We were encouraged that the BBC was seeking to evolve and adapt its services and noted its ambition to accelerate and invest more in BBC iPlayer development. - www.ofcom.org.uk

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Wednesday 24 April 2019, PM

Remembering Lyra McKee

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 today we've got a magazine editor a former editor and maybe a few Chadderton Jo Elvin is the editor of you magazine which is the glossy supplement you'll find in the Mail on Sunday and Joe welcome to the media. Show is it correct to say that you mag…

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Wednesday 24 April 2019, AM

Media Masters - Raju Narisetti

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game namyo New York and Georgina rossetti professor at Columbia journalism school a pioneering digital publishing in 2060 created meant one of the world's first digita…

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Friday 19 April 2019, AM

#113 - Cash Boost for Children’s TV; Global’s Billboards; Gender Pay Gap Redux

Hello and welcome to the media podcast I'm Olly Murs on today's show with a cash injection bring children back to TV we discussed which face of 80s pop culture is getting a lift II ever gender pay gap survey that makes for uncomfortable reading and globals billboard takeover plus will play their w…

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Could an indoor aerial remedy your TV reception troubles? – Which? News

Indoor aerials are also portable, so if you decide to redesign your home you can easily move the aerial to another room without worrying about getting the aerial socket moved. If you've ever been frustrated by choppy signal, we've rounded up some of the problems that may be affecting your outdoor aerial and how an indoor aerial may be the solution you're looking for. - www.which.co.uk

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YouTube app coming to Fire TV; Amazon Prime Video arrives on Google Chromecast

Separately, the phone and tablet apps for Amazon Prime Video will be able to connect to Google Chromecast streamers as well as devices that run Chromecast built-in and Android TV. That change too will happen in the coming months. The upgrades also help Fire TV and Chromecast better compete against the likes of Roku, Apple TV and most smart TV systems, which have long had YouTube and Prime Video apps. - www.cnet.com

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Thursday 18 April 2019, AM

Media Masters - Jeremy Hillman

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media masters at series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game turned on by Jeremy Hillman communications director at the World Bank the organisation is the largest funder of development work in the world with a mission to e…

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Wednesday 17 April 2019, PM

The Political Interview

BBC sounds music radio podcast the media show from BBC Radio 4 different kind of show today because we're exploring just one topic, but it's a cracker and so is our panel. This is the art of the political interview went journeys go face-to-face with politicians reading as you request a whole, let …

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Wednesday 17 April 2019, AM

Audio Content Fund

Give me up this week will find out about the audio content fund from its managing director Sam Bailey James cridland reflects on his trip to Vegas for the nav show and we got more delightful radio moments from David Lloyd radio Today programme with broadcast bionics solutions for creative radio pe…

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Tuesday 16 April 2019, AM

Free speech row as US TV channel forces removal of tweets

A US TV channel has forced Twitter to remove tweets linking to a news story about pirated content - including tweets from free speech campaigners complaining that the social network was removing other people's tweets. Ingram sent another tweet criticising the removal of his tweet criticising the removal of TorrentFreaks' tweet. - www.theguardian.com

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Monday 15 April 2019, PM

xkcd: Text Entry

I like to think that somewhere out there, there's someone whose personal quest is lobbying TV providers to add an option to switch their on-screen keyboards to Dvorak. - xkcd.com

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Sunday 14 April 2019, PM

Netflix to pass 150m global subscriber mark as domination goes on

Netflix has guided that it expects to announce just under 9 million new paying subscribers when it reports first-quarter results on Tuesday, taking its global paid base to 148 million. The company is expected to post a healthy increase in revenues - up by as much as a fifth - on the back of the subscriber increases, fuelled by growth in international markets. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 12 April 2019, PM

Gwyneth Williams answers your questions

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, what is feedback for feedback job is to act as channel through which the views of the ordinary listener and viewer can flow uphill Tom Vernon better known as The Fat Man on a Bicycle introducing episode back in 1980 today will be looking back at 40 years of f…

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Radiodays Extra: Greg James Bob Shennan Do Breakfast

Hello and welcome to a bonus edition of the media podcast I'm Olly Mann the BBC's soon to be managing director Bob shennan, was just one of the industry leaders to speak at this year's radiodays Europe conference in March in Switzerland Shannon announce the appointment of a new podcast commissione…

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Thursday 11 April 2019, AM

Media Masters - Will Young

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game today Will Young award-winning singer-songwriter actor and co-host of The Homo sapiens podcast after winning the first series of ITV talent show pop idol in 2002 he…

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Wednesday 10 April 2019, PM

Journalism's class ceiling

BBC sounds music radio podcast from BBC Radio 4 on this show our guests are of such a high calibre the we can manage with just two of them and today. We're joined by a pair of trainers from to National institutions Julie Etchingham is a presenter of ITV News at Ten and Alison Phillips is the edito…

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The all new, all amazing Saorview Connect

Set up your Saorview ID, download our app, pair with Saorview Connect and start controlling your TV from the phone in your pocket. Remote record available on Saorview Connect with a software update scheduled for 2019. - www.saorview.ie

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Wednesday 10 April 2019, AM

Picture, sound and ease of use – which TV brand does it best? – Which? News

Scroll through your Freeview TV guide and you'll see all the major channels broadcasting in HD. Still undecided if you need a HD or 4K TV Take a look at all our HD TV reviews to see if there quality comes close to matching a 4K model. The best looking TV in the world is no good if the sound quality is lacking - and we've tested plenty of TVs with subpar sound. - www.which.co.uk

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NAB Show 2019 in Las Vegas

Coming up this week. We're talking tech at the nav show in Las Vegas with the people behind ipdtl and play out one but we'll hook up with James cridland. Who's there as well to find out what's been exciting him at the event and David Lloyds radio moments this time a big birthday for Graham Dean 21…

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Tuesday 09 April 2019, AM

Why did Radio 6 Music decide to shake up its schedule?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, how's cuts cooking at the BBC Another One Bites the Dust without warning radio XL pm has ended and it's passing is greatly lamented. I think it's a great shame that reflects how it's like the Princess of endless cycle. Also this week the reinvention of audio …

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Monday 08 April 2019, AM

Sliding Into Irrelevance, Or Taking Control? by James Cridland

It's the highlight of my radio conference year-over 2,500 people highlighting the very best of radio across Europe and beyond. Radio has historically made all its content freely available, using the open and distributed nature of podcasting, and radio directories like TuneIn and others. - www.allaccess.com

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Sunday 07 April 2019, PM

Killing Eve fans in UK may have to wait months to watch season two

The long-awaited second series of the hit BBC drama Killing Eve will return to screens on Sunday night - but audiences in the UK might have to wait months to watch it. This is because Killing Eve was made as a special commission for BBC America, the corporation's for-profit US cable channel, which has the exclusive rights to show its first run - with those in the UK unable to watch it until after the US channel shows the final episode on 26 May. BBC America, a joint venture with US company AMC Networks, does not receive public funding and carries advertising, ultimately funnelling its profits back to the BBC to subsidise programming made for UK viewers. - www.theguardian.com

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Five brilliant features new TVs have that your old one doesn't – Which? News

We've picked five features to look forward to using when you buy a new TV. Top TVs for 2019 - pick a great model with the latest features. Read our guides on buying the best LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony TV to see what other new tech is headed to TVs in 2019. - www.which.co.uk

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Friday 05 April 2019, PM

#112 - BBC and Discovery agree UKTV deal, Apple TV+, Radio Days Europe

Hello and welcome to the media podcast I'm only man on today's show on TV takes control of Dave and his sisters reality TV stars ask for more support from producers and we preview the first light of shows you'll probably be able to watch with Apple TV plus also we hear from the BBC's Bob shennan o…

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Friday 05 April 2019, AM

BBC News staff told not to tweet personal views after LGBT debate

The BBC has emailed all news staff warning they could face internal sanctions if they express strong political views on Twitter, after several members of staff went public with their complaints that BBC programmes are debating the rights and wrongs of teaching children about tolerance for LGBT people. Many LGBT members of staff at the BBC have privately told the Guardian of anger within the newsroom at how the BBC has allowed to turn the issue into a valid debate on the public broadcaster, following protests by mainly conservative Muslim parents in Birmingham and Manchester. - www.theguardian.com

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Thursday 04 April 2019, AM

Media Masters - Lydia Polgreen

medium mattress with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game today here in New York and drop by Lydia polgreen editor-in-chief of huffpost appointed in 2016. She previously spent 15 years at the New York Times where she s…

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Wednesday 03 April 2019, PM

How UKTV's Dave went from 'ridiculous idea' to award-winning channel

The rebrand from UKTV G2 to Dave in 2007 came about after UKTV brand tracker data revealed a stark disconnect between the original channel's reach and its spontaneous awareness. While he loved the idea of calling the channel a name, it took the wealth of research and insight to convince him - and the shareholders - that Dave was a good idea. - www.marketingweek.com

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Why everyone wants a news channel

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello once upon a time there were just a few international news channels CNN BBC France 24 and so on but today are ways of come alive with a barrage of news outlets all of them international in Focus and many of them dedic…

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Wednesday 03 April 2019, AM

RadioDays Europe and Country Hits Radio

Coming up on the radio Today programme this week. We're at radiodays Europe in Switzerland were talking country Hits radio with Bauer Media is Gary Steen James cridland looks at the Move by public service broadcasters to take more control of the platforms where the content is and in David Lloyd ra…

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Disney, AT+T and Comcast v Netflix, Amazon and Apple

New investments in Hulu, a general-interest streaming service with 25m subscribers that Disney controls, will also be costly. For Disney, which oozed popular content even before the Fox deal, the economics of streaming stack up. - www.economist.com

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Tuesday 02 April 2019, PM

Nation spending five times more than they think on subscriptions every year

While half the nation know that National Price Hike Day is looming, more than three quarters have no idea how much their subscriptions will go up by. Freeview, a company built around offering a free service without any compromise on quality, hopes to encourage the nation to see where they could be saving by being more resourceful with their subscriptions. - www.freeview.co.uk

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Tuesday 02 April 2019, AM

Google Podcasts in-episode search is coming, shows now being fully transcribed

Google Podcasts is now automatically generating transcripts of episodes and is using them as metadata to help listeners search for shows, even if they don't know the title or when it was published. With the help of a tipster, we were able to find that the company has been logging those transcripts into the page source on the Google Podcasts web portal - you can learn how to access episode and show pages through your web browser from our earlier story here. - www.androidpolice.com

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Monday 01 April 2019, AM

Discovery and BBC sign major global content partnership and agree on future of UKTV channels

As part of the UKTV agreement, BBC Studios will make payments totalling 173m to Discovery. It will mean BBC Studios and Discovery will work together to take our content right across the globe through a new world-beating streaming service. - www.bbc.co.uk

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BBC to take control of UKTV in £200m deal with Discovery

UKTV, which runs a mix of 10 free-to-air and pay-TV channels, is jointly owned by Discovery and BBC Studios, the commercial arm of the BBC. Under the terms of the deal the BBC will take control of seven of the UKTV channels - while Discovery will get Good Food, Eden and Really - for almost 200m. The BBC has agreed to pay about 100m in cash, take on about 70m of debt from UKTV, and also give Discovery a 10m share of the dividend that UKTV has amassed in its current financial year. The BBC has used a combination of cash, debt and a content deal to take control of UKTV because it does not have the financial firepower for a straight buyout of Discovery. - www.theguardian.com

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Saturday 30 March 2019, PM

Podcasting's Netflix moment: the global battle for domination

The battle to be a big player in podcasting distribution, led globally by Apple, is intensifying with Google last June launching its own service and the BBC, one of the biggest producers in the world, launching the BBC Sounds platform. In 2015, the year after the first series of Serial launched - the first global hit that put podcasting on the digital media map - worldwide ad revenues from podcasts totalled just 171m. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 29 March 2019, PM

Investigating Extremism on Radio 4

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts show the BBC time to the far right I was horrified that someone well known for Neo Nazi symbolism and indus intimidation was being given a platform and feedback this week. I'll be talking to those responsible for the controversial Radio 4 documentary in the right al…

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Friday 29 March 2019, AM

Media Business Podcast #3: Broadcast Indie Survey

Hello and welcome to the media business podcast brought to you by Media business insight the publishing screen international and brought. I'm Chris Curtis editor-in-chief broadcast and this month we're checking the health of the interceptor as we reveal the results of our 2019 indie survey. You'…

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Thursday 28 March 2019, PM

ITV boss defends “different and distinctive” BritBox UK plans – TBI Vision

Unveiled a month ago by McCall, BritBox UK is intended to be the British equivalent of the eponymous two-year-old US SVOD, offering both archive content and originals. The business confirmed previously that BritBox US SVP of creative and editorial Reemah Sakaan will oversee the British service. - tbivision.com

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BBC impartiality has taken hit, director general admits

The BBC's director general has admitted that the corporation's reputation as a provider of impartial news has taken a hit in recent years, while insisting the corporation is committed to giving coverage to all sides of controversial debates. The BBC is also diverting funds from traditional radio output to expand BBC Sounds, its bid to reinvent the corporation's radio output for a younger audience, which it claims is used by 1 million people a week but which has been hit with complaints over its interface. - www.theguardian.com

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Media Masters - Richard Sambrook

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media games on by Professor Richard sambrook director of the center for journalism at Cardiff University during his 30 years with the BBC he was instrumental in establishing its…

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Wednesday 27 March 2019, PM

Attenborough's Netflix adventure

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 in the era of Steve Jobs Apple revolutionize computers with the mac music players with the iPod and basically the hold of modern history with the iPhone this week's job successor Tim Cook and as a supercharged effort to re…

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Wednesday 27 March 2019, AM

Rhod Sharp's 25 years Up All Night on 5 Live

The radio Today programme with broadcast bionics innovative solutions for creative radio people welcome to the weekly potrika me up this week. I've been chatting to Rhod sharp to Mark the 25th anniversary of 5 Live this week has been on up all night since the first night the station launched as yo…

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Tuesday 26 March 2019, AM

Apple TV+: less a rival to Netflix, more a smug religious cult

The boring, sprawling 100-minute broadcast ended with Apple CEO Tim Cook tearing up as he delivered a namaste to Oprah Winfrey, the last of a string of A-list contributors, also including Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston, who, live on the stage of the Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, previewed shows they are making for the new Apple TV app. Equally revealingly, ahead of announcing the starry original shows, the launch lauded the use of the Apple TV app for navigating and curating content from theoretically rival streamers, including Amazon Prime, HBO, Showtime, and, strikingly for UK viewers, BritBox, the planned new BBC/ITV product. - www.theguardian.com

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Monday 25 March 2019, AM

The end of open: BBC blocks its podcasts on Google

March 25, 2019 By James Cridland 3.6 minutes to read. Some time on March 19th, the BBC started blocking all access to its podcasts on Google search, Google Assistant, and Google Podcasts. No new podcasts have appeared within Google Podcasts since March 19th, and many podcasts have already been removed altogether from the service. - podnews.net

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Friday 22 March 2019, PM

Should the BBC have called the Christchurch shooting a 'terror attack'?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts BBC Radio budgets are fighting and the controller videos please decision to catch the much admired late Junction down for three Editions a week to one longer edition has caused house of pain from fans of experimental music. I think they do for you should be building…

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