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Friday 20 March 2020, PM

#132 - Pandemic Broadcasting, Remote Working and Freelance Precariousness

Hello and welcome to the media podcast Time Olly Murs lots of news, but just one story today as we reflect on the medias response to the global Corona virus pandemic broadcasters are changing their output to meet you demand and the precarity of being a freelancer plus breaks inside the Big Brother…

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#132 - Pandemic Broadcasting, Remote Working and Freelance Precariousness

Love This podcast support this show through the a car support a feature. It's up to you. How much you give and there's no regular commitment just hit the link in the show description to support now. Hello and welcome to the media podcast Time Olly Murs lots of news, but just one story today as we r…

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5 Live to simulcast Radio 4 for six hours a day – RadioToday

BBC Radio 5 Live is changing its schedule to simulcast more hours with Radio 4 because of the pressure of COVID-19. Initial changes to the BBC's news output were announced earlier this week, but 5 Live will now simulcast with Radio 4 for six hours in the evening and overnight from Monday. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Friday 20 March 2020, AM

Netflix to cut streaming quality in Europe for 30 days

Netflix will reduce the streaming quality of its service in Europe for the next 30 days. The move is aimed at reducing the strain on internet service providers. - www.bbc.co.uk

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Thursday 19 March 2020, PM

BBC Local Radio moves to standardised schedule – RadioToday

All BBC local radio stations are moving to a new schedule format with programmes in four-hour blocks every day, RadioToday can exclusively reveal. BBC Local Radio has a large number of specialist programmes which are one, two or three hours long. - radiotoday.co.uk

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BBC boss not ruling out further delay to end of free TV licences for over-75s due to coronavirus

The end of free TV licences for over-75s could be pushed back further due to the coronavirus outbreak. His comments come as filming of EastEnders and top BBC dramas were halted amid the Covid-19 outbreak. - www.standard.co.uk

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Thursday 19 March 2020, AM

Return of the expert

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 in these extraordinary times the need to hear from experts has never been greater but we are largely Reliant of course on journalist to help us with that be at the TV producers who put them on are all the reporters who summarise message so today. I …

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Wednesday 18 March 2020, AM

BBC Studios suspends filming on continuing dramas | News | Broadcast

EastEnders cut to two episodes a week - www.broadcastnow.co.uk

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Tuesday 17 March 2020, PM

Health Info Radio and remote broadcasting

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio the smarter way to make radio.com Stuart Clarkson it's a packed podcast this week will hear from Duncan Barkes about health information radio new DAB service has gone live this week's report the facts found coronavirus bro…

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BBC Planning To Ditch Audiences Press On With Big Studio Shows During Coronavirus

The BBC is drawing up plans to persevere with some of its most famous studio shows during the coronavirus crisis — even though it will have to sacrifice a live audience to make them happen. - deadline.com

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Monday 16 March 2020, AM

Lord Hall: Why the BBC matters

Independent research shows that there is an exceptionally high correlation between places where people are aware of the BBC and places where people think positively about the UK. More than that, the BBC helps UK trade. Already we have announced more of BBC News and BBC Sounds will be based in Salford, up to 150 new roles in Bristol and a brand-new tech hub in Newcastle. - www.politicshome.com

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Friday 13 March 2020, PM

13/03/2020 Radio 4 Feedback

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts the BBC's coverage of the Corona virus epidemic or pandemic has the world Health Organization has certainly been extensive but has it sometimes being from the reporting of absolute numbers without giving adequate context by also reporting relativities is in my view …

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Thursday 12 March 2020, PM

Government stand-off with BBC over free TV licences costs it extra £600m

Government stand-off with BBC over free TV licences is costing it an extra 600m A YEAR, as over-75s rush to claim pension creditFree TV licence perk to be axed in June for over-75s not claiming pension credit. It is calling on the Government to carry on funding free TV licences for over-75s, to prevent the BBC or pensioners having to shoulder the cost. - www.thisismoney.co.uk

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Freesat 4K TV Recorder Review

For those without an aerial or suffering poor reception, Freesat has been able to provide an alternative way to get free-to-air TV - although its set-top boxes have always lagged behind Freeview units for features - but the Freesat 4K TV Recorder aims to redress the balance. Freesat has launched two products a smaller 4K TV box without recording facility and a larger 4K TV Recorder that I'm reviewing here. - www.trustedreviews.com

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Wednesday 11 March 2020, PM

Panic and the truth

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 withhold the truth, it's a concept that goes against everything out trade stands for but the spread of coronavirus is posing some huge ethical questions for journalism. Let me give you one specific example the weekend the newspaper corriere della Se…

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Wednesday 11 March 2020, AM

ARIAS 2020

Hello, I'm Stuart Clarkson it's a podcast packed with radio people this week as we take you to the London Palladium for the audio and radio industry Awards 2020. We've got arya's red carpet chat with the likes of Scott Mills Jeremy Vine and Matthew Wright and the late here are the winners of 20 of…

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Monday 09 March 2020, PM

Former BBC Radio 1 DJs join NOW 70s TV channel – RadioToday

A number of former BBC Radio 1 presenters are hosting programmes on the new NOW 70s television channel on Freeview, satellite and cable. NOW 70s is available across the UK on Freeview channel 78, as well as Sky 373, and Virgin 348. - radiotoday.co.uk

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UK.gov sits down with mobile big four to formalise plans for rural shared 4G network The Register

UK ministers are meeting the heads of O2, Three, EE and Vodafone later today to formalise plans for a Shared Rural Network, which would improve coverage in rural black spots. The infrastructure will jointly owned by the four carriers under the banner of Digital Mobile Spectrum Limited. - www.theregister.co.uk

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Monday 09 March 2020, AM

We Own It Channel 4

This success is linked to Channel 4’s public service broadcasting remit – producing innovative and quality content. Many people do not realise that Channel 4 is publicly owned. It is commercially run which means it funds itself through advertising and doesn’t cost us a penny. In fact, Channel 4 makes up to £2 billion for the economy each year. Profitable and high quality – what’s not to like? - weownit.org.uk

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Friday 06 March 2020, PM

#131 - Free Speech; ARIA Awards; Coronavirus Spitting Image

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#131 - Free Speech; ARIA Awards; Coronavirus Spitting Image

Love This podcast support this show through the a car support a feature. It's up to you. How much you give and there's no regular commitment just hit the link in the show description to support now. Hello and welcome to the media podcast. I'm only man on today's show Toby young, put your money wher…

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06/03/2020 Radio 4 Feedback

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts and welcome to a coroner virus-free program apart from noting that cabinet minister, Today programme we started mentioning the Menace again instead we're off to Hambridge to explore the recent child sex abuse storyline which has been much acclaimed has also left one…

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Wednesday 04 March 2020, PM

The Barclay Brothers, bugs, and The Telegraph

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 Secret Millionaire allegations of listening devices at The Ritz and a Daily Telegraph about the extraordinary family feud playing out in the High Court between relatives of David and Frederick Barclay it's a British version of my favourite TV show H…

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Wednesday 04 March 2020, AM

RadioToday Roundtable March 2020

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics working with the world's leading broadcasters and equipment suppliers to transform in technology and workplace welcome to the Round Table from Radio today with guilt free post in Soho which should always be your studio of when you're around this neck o…

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Friday 28 February 2020, PM

28/02/2020 Radio 4 Feedback

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts like just about every BBC News Bulletin for the last 2-weeks with coronavirus and some criticism. I think the BBC should temperate language and remember that some people are very easily frightened by the thought of the spread of disease and infection as the virus sp…

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Thursday 27 February 2020, PM

Small Screen: Big Debate | Small Screen: Big Debate

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Transforming TV by going back to the future

Today, technology, platforms, and behavior put consumers in control of TV in an entirely new way - whether that is through installing ad-blocking software, cutting the cord, downloading, streaming, buying, sharing, personalizing, or commenting on content in real time on social media. There's certainly potential for greater integration of TV content and interactive games. - www.strategy-business.com

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Cable future may not include TV, as Cable One shows

One cable company you may have never heard of - Cable One - is proving that moving away from TV can be good for investors. As a result, Cable One has been shedding cable TV stations for years, refusing to pay increased programming costs on certain channels it has deemed replaceable. - www.cnbc.com

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Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble - The New York Times

The fanfare will kick off weeks of negotiations, with networks aiming to get advertisers to commit to billions of dollars in spending for the year ahead.But beneath the sparkle and the canaps, the networks are also navigating a serious advertising upheaval. The hottest shows on TV networks - which command the highest ad prices - are attracting older viewers, which is a challenge for brands that want to reach millennials and teens. - www.nytimes.com

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The Death of TV: 5 Reasons People Are Fleeing Traditional TV

Will anyone care if traditional TV watching goes the way of radio before it - used to watch a select few programs a couple of times a week With all the options available to watch time-shifted programming, I sit down and watch all my favorite shows when I want. - psychcentral.com

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Television is dying and it’s our fault

In 2007, Netflix turned its attention to streaming services rather than mail-order DVDs. It was a brilliant business model as it changed the lives of those who frequently miss their favorite TV shows, but it unknowingly changed the course of the television industry. Slowly but surely, Hulu came onto the scene, as did HBO NOW and FOX NOW. However, Netflix was merely just a medium for the majority of the world’s favorite TV shows. - thetacomaledger.com

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Dish Network Is Dying a Very Slow Death

As part of this mega-merger deal, Dish would take over Boost Mobile, Sprint's prepaid cellular service and build out a 5G network. Can Dish transform itself into a twenty-first-century telecommunications giant I would argue the foundation is there, but the big question that hangs over the company is what to do with its struggling satellite business. - nationalinterest.org

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I Worked for a Cable Television Company for Over a Decade. Here’s Why They Might All Soon Disappear.

I made my living selling people cable TV, internet and phone services for over a decade. I knew the end was near. - nationalinterest.org

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I Tried to Sign Up for Verizon Fios TV Service. My Experience Proves Why Cable TV is Dying a Quick Death.

She asked me to call Verizon, with her permission granted during the call to speak for her-knowing my years in this field-to see what sort of deal I could get for a bundled service of cable TV, high-speed internet and home phone service. The rep explained a tier of cable channels we could choose from along with HD channels, the same speed of internet along with unlimited phone service with a free DVR. The rate was locked for two years, as it was protected since a two-year agreement was required, at least at the time. - nationalinterest.org

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Turn Off the TV: Why Cable and Satellite Companies Like Xfinity, Fios and Dish Network Are Dying

Yes, streaming services, constant price increases, poor customer service and many other factors are killing classic cable TV and dish providers. At the core of this shift in TV viewing habits is the difference in time someone 18-34 years old spends in front of their TV as opposed to someone who is 65 and older. - nationalinterest.org

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The Death of Linear TV: Streaming, Writers Strike, Cord-Cutting More

Blu-rays replaced DVDs with their HDTV quality much like DVDs overthrew the VHS. Now, it is linear television's turn to be bludgeoned by a younger, more efficient upstart. To compete in a digital Peak TV era, many of the major players have invested in their own streaming services. - observer.com

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Producer Shawn Levy addresses 'dying experience' of appointment TV

Levy's production company, 21 Laps, is in the midst of a multi-year overall deal with Netflix to produce TV shows. The experience might not be shared at the same time. - www.insider.com

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Proof Cable TV Is Dying: Comcast Lost 732,000 Customers Last Year. Now They Are Raising Prices?

In a sign of just how badly managed one of the biggest telecommunications companies on the planet is, Comcast, who lost nearly three-quarters of a million customers last year, is now planning once again on raising prices. They don't seem to understand the threat presented by cord-cutters who have embraced streaming services as well as cable nevers who have never subscribed to cable TV. Knowing they face a generational shift on how people consume content, Comcast does not care for some reason, and seems hell-bent on trying to maximize profits by soaking the customers it still has. - nationalinterest.org

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The Fence, Issue 3, Politics: Off Grid

While the BBC was busy failing to change its structures and work practices with whiteboards, the most complex and unorthodox period of politics in a generation simply blew past the one group of people who were supposed to shine a light on it. The truth of the matter, seen in production meetings and panicked late night broadcasts, is that the BBC currently possesses very little idea of how to present politics at all. - www.the-fence.com

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Thursday 27 February 2020, AM

Apple does not 'let bad guys use iPhones on screen'

Film director Rian Johnson has lifted the lid on a secret in the world of product placement - Apple will not allow its kit to be used by a villainous character on screen. Apple has long cultivated an immaculate brand image and strictly controls how its products are used on the big and small screen. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 26 February 2020, PM

The new wave of political magazines

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 magazines yes, you heard that right years of talk about the death of print from those nattering nabobs of negativism as President Nixon speech writer William safire have been disproven well for some there is a Resurgence for magazines that deal with…

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Wednesday 26 February 2020, AM

Jazz FM's 30th birthday

Ok, we're recording. How can I just get your name and position for the type my name is currently standing next to Nick Pitts is going to be on to tell us about plans for the stations 30th birthday next week and have a look back at its history and a David Lloyd's radio moments frequency changes for…

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Friday 21 February 2020, PM

21/02/2020 Radio 4 Feedback

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts, not much to report since we went off at Christmas the director-general is standing down as is the editor of the programme Saracens the chairman has been told he will not be given a second term John Pienaar is off to a x radio startup and to create the Sunday Times …

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#130 - Ofcom’s Online Oversight; BBC’s Future Fight; Hollywood Stars Make A Beeline For Berkshire

Hello and welcome to the media podcast I'm only man on today's show the government's latest Salvo against the BBC ofcom's new powers over online harms and Caroline Flack the nature of online discourse into sharp relief plus the million-pound movie studio coming to Reading and future of multilingua…

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Wednesday 19 February 2020, PM

Fake news, strong views, Yorkshire and me

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 history of trade we call journalism few figures are more romantic and hallowed than the newspaper editor of a powerful title far from a capital city is meant to be a canny reporter a feeling of community and someone with an intuitive understanding o…

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Wednesday 19 February 2020, AM

Andy Carter MP

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics created of the bionic studio the smarter way to make radio hello, I'm Stuart Clarkson coming up on this week's podcast from Radio today Andy Carter formerly of tracks alpharail radio smooth gmg tells about Life in Westminster as he takes on a new parli…

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Wednesday 12 February 2020, PM

The big money bet on podcasting

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 podcast preserve of nerds and Fanatics a joyous audio garden where anyone with a microphone could wander aimlessly but not anymore because podcasting has become a massive cutthroat Media industry by big players and big money only Yesterday Bloomberg…

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Wednesday 12 February 2020, AM

Greatest Hits Radio PD Andy Ashton

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio the smarter way to make radio hello Anne Stuart Clarkson coming up on this week's podcast I will hear from the program director at Greatest Hits radio Andy Ashton about his new big-name presenter signings this week and abo…

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Monday 10 February 2020, AM

'Cynical' Virgin Media signed my mum up to Sky Sports package

I believe my 86-year-old mother has been the victim of a cynical Virgin Media saleswoman who who in 2018 convinced her to take out a Sky Sports package. Virgin Media insists that it will not refund the 400-plus that I estimate she has overpaid, as my mother had failed to cancel the package within the cooling-off period, and it is more than 12 months since it began. - www.theguardian.com

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