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Friday 30 November 2018, PM

Checking Reality Check

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello in feedback, this week a mystery about a mystery of Radio 4 Extra for has been electrocuted well. We weren't expecting that was listening to that gripping Val McDermid drama weren't expecting to be left hanging in the Air Tonight the final episode who done it …

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Thursday 29 November 2018, AM

Ofcom head calls on UK broadcasters to develop rival to Netflix

The head of UK media regulator Ofcom is urging public service broadcasters to collaborate on a streaming service for British TV shows that would capture audiences that have moved online to services such as Netflix. Sharon White's speech at the Outside the Box conference in London on Wednesday will be the latest call to arms for an industry bruised by changes in audience behaviour and technological disruption. If the growth of Netflix and Amazon tells us one thing, it is that viewers will flock to single destinations that offer a wide variety of quality content, she will say. Each of the big broadcasters operates an on-demand service, such as the BBC with its iPlayer. A common platform could combine the pulling power of Broadchurch, Blue Planet and Bake Off, Ms White plans to say. It would make it easier for viewers to access content across a range of devices, with a single login. The UKs PSBs worked on a joint streaming operation a decade ago in a project dubbed Kangaroo but the plans were ultimately blocked by the Competition Commission because of the impact a combined service would have had on the broader market. But since then international players such as Netflix and Amazon have built large international streaming businesses, with Netflix alone having more than 9m paying members in the UK. The company is increasingly outbidding UK broadcasters for the best programmes and has made hits such as The Crown, a drama about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The UK PSBs have talked about renewing the Kangaroo project but discussions have not progressed. The BBC should take the lead on forming such a partnership, Ms White will say. Her call for action comes as the broadcasters prepare to launch a new app that will aggregate their on-demand operations. Freeview, which is owned and run by the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Arqiva, will launch the app on Wednesday. It will initially be available on Apple iOS devices with plans to launch on Android early next year. The app falls short of the single login offering envisaged by Ms White because viewers will still have to sign in to each individual service. However, Jonathan Thompson, the chief executive of Digital UK, the company that supports Freeview, said it was a positive example of media sector collaboration. The new app provides the aggregated experience that consumers increasingly expect from a TV provider, he will say on Wednesday. It will put the best of free-to-air content in one place on mobile, just as we have on TV. The new app is the result of a new £125m, five-year deal by Freeview's shareholders to develop new services. Carolyn McCall and Alex Mahon, the new chief executives of ITV and Channel 4, have also talked of the need to join forces in an increasingly competitive marketplace. BBC, Channel 4 and ITV are also pushing for the government to pass legislation that gives PSBs more prominence on new internet TV services. Ms White will tell the conference that Ofcom will advise the government next year on how prominence in an online world might be made to work. Get alerts on Office of Communications when a new story is published

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Media Masters - Matthew Belloni

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media gear in Los Angeles California and joined by Matthew Bellamy editorial director at the Hollywood reporter a former attorney. He was invited to edit a supplement on Enterta…

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Wednesday 28 November 2018, PM

BONUS Sir Harold Evans

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 bonus interview for you podcast listeners to Harold Evans was the editor of The Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981 among his many achievements was the papers campaign to win compensation for victims of thalidomide the morning sickness drug that was late…

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Can Canada save journalism?

BBC sounds music radio podcast the media show from BBC Radio 4 picture the scene Sunday night kids in bed Christmas fast approaching you've got a busy weekend and I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here it's on in an hour. You're about to watch a cracking drama. Maybe open a bottle of wine and what's u…

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Wednesday 28 November 2018, AM

YouTube to wind down Premium offering – TBI Vision

Under the new arrangement, YouTube Premium will continue to exist, but its defining characteristic will be the fact that it is ad-free, rather than its original content offerings. The business first launched its SVOD component in 2015 with the originals-led YouTube Red, but rebranded the offering as YouTube Premium in May 2018, expanding it into 29 countries with 50 scripted and unscripted originals. - tbivision.com

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Tuesday 27 November 2018, PM

CBS, AMC Channels Partnership launches on-demand players on Freeview – TBI Vision

The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership - a joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International - is set to launch two new on-demand players on Freeview Play. For the launches, CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership worked with Simplestream, which built end-to-end services that include key Freeview Play functionalities, including integrated backwards EPG.. - tbivision.com

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Friday 23 November 2018, PM

The licence fee for over-75s

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello fed up with hearing about brexit then, this is the program for you for this week at least that be word won't be heard on feedback, but you are likely to hear another boring. I was just bored with the binary narrative about Muslim women either. We need to save …

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Thursday 22 November 2018, AM

Media Masters - Julie Etchingham

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews of people at the top of the McGee Again by Julie Etchingham award-winning anchor of ITV News at Ten and tonight programmes since 2010 Julie has played a major role in a BAFTA winning news coverage including …

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Wednesday 21 November 2018, PM

21/11/2018

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts poem Andrea catherwood, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 British Media turned brexit into a pantomime why explain the detail of the backstop and transition period when you can run a mock up of William rees-mogg as Captain Mainwaring from Dad's Army that's wha…

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Tuesday 20 November 2018, PM

Outlook for Traditional TV Goes From Bad to Worse

Jen Folse, lead designer for Apple TV, during a June presentation. Devices such as Apple TV and Roku have made it easier for people to stream content on their TV through the internet without a traditional pay-TV subscription. - www.wsj.com

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Saturday 17 November 2018, PM

CNN vs Trump, Facebook hires Clegg, Radio 2 woes

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Friday 16 November 2018, PM

Brexit, BBC Sounds and 'University Unchallenged'

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello to Sue the BBC aging fascist to game that was one listens reaction to the Radio 4 documentary university unchallenged this program. I'm going to be exploring an issue that has been worrying me and many others for sometime the possible emergence of a culture of…

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BONUS News Xchange 2018 debate

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 thank you for subscribing to the media Show podcast this is a bonus edition of The Show because this week. I was up in Edinburgh where I was at the news exchange conference and asked to host a question time style panel with five very distinguished g…

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Friday 16 November 2018, AM

Media Masters - Mark Williams-Thomas

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game to down here with investigative journalist and former police officer mark williams-thomas is BAFTA nominated documentary the other side of Jimmy Savile finally ex…

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Media Masters - Emma Banks

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game did I'm here at the creative artists agency in Hammersmith London with music executive emmabanks she co-founded their London office in 2006 and a client list includ…

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Media Masters - Stephen Wright

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 sound on my Steven Wright multi award-winning journalist and associate news editor of The Daily Mail the peppers crime desk in 1996 he became prime editor and in …

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Media Masters - Adrian Monck

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top but the media game Adrian monk managing director of the world economic forum the forum's annual conference in Davos brings international political leaders together with top entrepren…

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SPECIAL: Interview with Paul 'Gobby' Lambert: The Downing Street Heckler

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Who'd be a journalist?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 has a Plucky startup in Leeds founded by a working-class women who rejected the Metropolitan mentality of London and who specialises in long-form reads solve the riddle of how to fund local journalism. Oh, if only it was so simple but Robyn vinter i…

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Why Channel 4 is on the move

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 to absolute Media monsters in the studio today Alex Mahon is CEO of Channel 4 and Keith weed is the chief marketing officer of Unilever which is the world's second biggest Advertiser Marmite Hellman's domestos far too many to mention our brands unde…

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Global perspectives on the news business

BBC sounds music radio podcast the media show from BBC Radio 4 this week, we're in Edinburgh at the news exchange conference is an annual opportunity for journeys from all over the world to come together and to over the big issues affecting their industry our industry. We managed to persuade three…

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Behind the scenes at The World at One

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts another high-profile departure from BBC Radio 2 5 months after his solo show when to double headed Simon Mayo announces, he's leaving the network anyway. Yes, I have much to my surprise decided to leave Radio 2 how much have I lost will Simon BRB talking Talent show…

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The Launch of BBC Sounds

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts you would have to be on a lunar space station for a nuclear submarine on the seabed not to know that this week's the BBC is launching this music Radio podcasts are usually present from standing underneath the London Eye retitled for one day the London here. It's all…

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Listeners' verdicts on BBC Sounds

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts download the free app now to listen Without Limits the products and the reviews are in and they are somewhat mixed. I find it really frustrating features though. I've been used to doing the eat Radio iplayer app on easily available an awful. Lot of scrolling to get …

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Digital radio boost planned for Northern Ireland – RadioToday

The project, which is being coordinated by Digital Radio UK, will see Northern Ireland's radio broadcasters, retailers and manufacturers collaborating on activity communicating the benefits of digital radio and how to listen at home and in the car. Digital radio listening in Northern Ireland is making strong progress and growing faster than the rest of the UK, having increased to 39.4 in Q3 2018 from 30.2 in Q3 2016, with half of all adults in Northern Ireland now having access to a DAB digital radio at home. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Friday 09 November 2018, PM

Locations revealed for small-scale DAB demand – RadioToday

Ofcom has today published details of the responses to the call for expressions of interest for small-scale DAB locations. The regulator has published three maps and tables showing the locations where parties have expressed interest in running either a small-scale DAB multiplex or radio service, or both. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Friday 02 November 2018, AM

Public service broadcasters' shows need protection, say MPs and peers

An influential cross-party group of MPs and peers has called on the government to guarantee parliamentary time to create new laws to ensure shows made by the BBC and other public service broadcasters do not get buried on the streaming services of big tech and pay-TV giants such as Netflix and Sky. In a rare alliance across the political spectrum, nine MPs and peers - including deputy Labour leader Tom Watson, Liberal Democrat baroness Jane Bonham-Carter and the Scottish National Party's Hannah Bardell - have written to the culture secretary, Jeremy Wright, arguing that if the government is willing to stand up to the tech giants over tax then it also needs to act to protect Britain's public service broadcasters. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 31 October 2018, PM

Channel 4 chooses Leeds as new 'national headquarters'

Leeds has unexpectedly been chosen as the new regional base for Channel 4, beating rival bids from Birmingham and Greater Manchester. A Channel 4 spokesperson said the decision to choose the three cities was influenced by the desire to be close to as many independent television production companies as possible and also showed the channel was different from the BBC and ITV. The move comes after Channel 4 successfully fought against government proposals to privatise the channel and move the broadcaster's entire staff out of the capital. - www.theguardian.com

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Monday 29 October 2018, AM

Podcast measurement: more standardised than you'd think

It's worthwhile comparing podcast measurement with broadcast radio's research. PS I've written a full article on how podcast measurement works on Podnews and a comparison of radio and podcasting research. - medium.com

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Thursday 25 October 2018, PM

BBC faces existential crisis as young people turn to rivals

The BBC is facing an existential crisis as a result of its failure to reach younger audiences in the face of competition from commercial rivals and online services such as YouTube and Netflix, according to Ofcom. Young people told Ofcom they felt the BBC focused on older audiences too much. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 24 October 2018, PM

The Evolution of Sports Broadcasting

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 everyone bangs on about diversity in the media, but what exactly does it mean and is it always intrinsically good Yvonne Thomas is the new boss of the charity the Radio Academy Yvonne we'll talk about diversity data first wife go to ask you at what …

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Friday 19 October 2018, PM

19/10/2018

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts has any idea what is really going on if anyone does it should be the BBC's Brussels reporter in feedback this week. He tells us about the difficulties of establishing a solid facts in a sea of rumors speculation and spin you don't want to give the audience just parc…

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#103 - Lads Lads Lads, Fake Guests Slow News - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

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Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout

Sky has delivered an ultimatum to broadcasters including Disney and Discovery to sort out their post-Brexit licensing plans by the end of 2018 or face being taken off its pay-TV service. The Commercial Broadcasters Association has said that if Brexit results in UK TV licences no longer allowing EU-wide broadcast, it could cost the economy 1bn in annual investment from international broadcasters. - www.theguardian.com

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Thursday 18 October 2018, AM

Media Masters - Julio Bruno

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 today. I'm here at the offices of time out in London and John by Julio Bruno their chief executive. He joined that then last making publisher as executive chairma…

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Wednesday 17 October 2018, PM

Dark ads and slow news

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hygiene, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 and slow news that agenda today. Let me introduce you to our guests Claire Beale is eglobal editor-in-chief of campaign the magazine that reports on the advertising industry Claire good to see what's your top stor…

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BONUS James Harding, Tortoise Media

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts origin and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 for those you listening on the media Show podcast I'm here with James Harding form editor the times for the boss of state director of BBC news and current affairs and now the founder and editor of tortoises slow new…

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Friday 12 October 2018, PM

The BBC’s climate change coverage under the spotlight, Radio 4’s Intrigue: The Ratline

this is the BBC hello way back from autumn run if this is often the weather is behaving very strangely sunshine here floods in Majorca and is there any real doubt about the cause climate scientists of issued? What's been described as the most comprehensive statement yet on the dangers of rising …

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Thursday 11 October 2018, AM

Media Masters - Paul Royall

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the video game today Amharic BBC new broadcasting house and joined by Paul royal editor of the BBC 6 news and 10 news after beginning his career in newspapers. He joined the baby …

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Wednesday 10 October 2018, PM

BONUS Bob Bakish, Viacom CEO

Hello, I'm Andrea catherwood and this is an extra bit of the media show just for you subscribe to the podcast bob back if she's one of the most powerful figures in media. He CEO of viacom the US conglomerate that owns paramount pictures Nickelodeon and MTV have you weeks ago my caught up with him …

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Dangers of speaking truth to power

Hello, I'm Andrea catherwood and welcome to the media Show podcast today. Where do you get your music? It may well be Spotify the streaming service is 10 years old this week. We're going to take a look at how it's revolutionize the industry and asked where does it go next well. I'm on my guest tod…

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Saturday 06 October 2018, PM

Robert Peston: BBC not impartial during EU referendum campaign

ITV's political editor, Robert Peston, has accused the BBC of being confused about the nature of impartial journalism when it was covering the EU referendum campaign. Peston spent nine years at the BBC as business editor and economics editor before becoming political editor of ITV where, he told the Cheltenham literature festival, he consistently said on air that the UK economy would be worse off under Brexit. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 05 October 2018, AM

#102: Evans to Virgin, Ball to Breakfast - 1990s throwback special!

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Thursday 04 October 2018, AM

Media Masters - Rageh Omaar

Media matters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters a series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game tonight by ITV's International Affairs editor Rageh Omaar after establishing a strong reputation for reporting from Somalia and Iraq for the BBC he moved to Al Ja…

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Wednesday 03 October 2018, PM

May's Media Strategy

Hello, I'm Mr Rajan and welcome to the media Show podcast what is going on with Theresa May's Media strategy a group of broadcasters claim she's refusing to do interviews with M10 most powerful figures in the music industry has graced our studio Rob stringer the CEO of Sony Music and another mediu…

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BONUS Rob Stringer, Sony Music CEO

Hello, I'm amol Rajan and this is an exclusive interview just for the media Show podcast Rob stringer is CEO of Sony Music one of the biggest players in the recording industry RCA Columbia epic all famous labels in the Sony Empire artists include Miley Cyrus Calvin Harris Shakira indeed a huge ros…

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Monday 01 October 2018, AM

The living room of the future at the V

Recently I had the joy of taking the living room of the future to the Victorian Albert museum as part of London design week's digital weekender. We always wanted to use 3D spatial audio in the original living room but we built the living room using similar technology as our timeframe for research was quite different. - cubicgarden.com

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Podcast: Drive to Digital conference 2018 coverage – RadioToday

Stuart Clarkson talks to speakers and delegates at the Drive to Digital conference, organised by Digital Radio UK and held at the British Museum in London on Tuesday 25th September 2018. James Cridland has highlights from the stage at last week's Next Radio conference and David Lloyd presents more RadioMoments. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Thursday 27 September 2018, AM

Media Masters - Alison Phillips

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 to hearing Canary Wharf London and at the offices of the Daily Mirror joined by the editor-in-chief Alison Phillips previously in charge of the Sunday Mirror and …

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