menuMENU    UK Free TV logo News

 

 

Click to see updates
Wednesday 16 October 2019, PM

How do you report from a repressive regime?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 it is the biggest Media of the year so far is created a black hole of information and no one is quite sure what's going to happen next I know it's not brexit this week even if it does sound li…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 16 October 2019, AM

Global’s Make Some Noise

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics discover the world leading brands at radio Harlow and Stuart Clarkson coming up later on the radio Today programme global's make some noise raises more than 4 million pounds will talk to the charity director Emma Bradley and classic FM breakfast presen…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Friday 11 October 2019, PM

11/11/19: Roger Bolton presents the programme that holds the BBC to account on behalf of the radio audience

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts leave it earlier secam the news is official Chris Mason has been named as the new presenter of any questions and feedback. I'll ask him whether he intends to be an interventionist like is Jonathan Dimbleby and whether his award-winning brexit podcast has been damage…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Friday 11 October 2019, AM

TV licences: Call for government and BBC to save free over-75s licences

The BBC and the government should find a way to save free TV licences for all over-75s, a committee of MPs has said. The MPs said he failed to seek the formal agreement of the BBC Executive Board before recommending to the BBC Trust the deal struck with the government, and that the BBC should have communicated earlier that it would not be able to fund all the free licences from 2020. - www.bbc.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk

BBC warned over TV licences as younger viewers flock to Netflix

MPs have warned about the increasingly dire state of the BBC's finances as competition from Netflix pushes up the cost of making programmes, and called on the government to find a way of ensuring all over-75s continue to receive a free TV licence. The corporation argues that the 745m annual cost of maintaining the status quo would have taken up a fifth of its budget, equal to the total amount it spends on all of BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four, the BBC News channel, CBBC and CBeebies. - www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com
Thursday 10 October 2019, AM

Media Masters - Jeremy Bowen

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game mother 21 and 80 countries including Afghanistan Bosnia Chechnya Rwanda and Iraq often in the line of fire away from the Frontline his television work includes the …

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Wednesday 09 October 2019, PM

Do machines make the rights choices for children?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 in the radio theatre at Broadcasting House in London where at the annual conference of the BBC Blue room, that's the team at The Corporation whose job it is to test out new technology viewers …

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 09 October 2019, AM

The Imaging Days 2019

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio the smarter way to make radio Harlow and Stuart Clarkson coming up later in this edition of the radio Today programme will hear from Broadway bill Lee and other guests at the imaging days conference in Amsterdam also James…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Monday 07 October 2019, AM

BBC prepares for life beyond channels with fourth iPlayer revamp

The BBC is preparing a complete revamp of its iPlayer streaming service in the face of competition from Netflix, as it prepares for a life beyond traditional television channels. Although traditional television channels still account for the vast proportion of British TV viewing, and the broadcaster intends to focus on those channels and on-demand for the foreseeable future, the transition to streaming risks leaving the BBC behind. - www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com
Sunday 06 October 2019, AM

Family of Jeremy Kyle 'suicide' guest demand ITV files' release

Relatives of a 63-year-old man who is thought to have killed himself after appearing on The Jeremy Kyle Show will on Monday demand the full disclosure of documents from ITV executives and programme-makers as they gather evidence before an inquest due to take place next month. The family applied for legal aid on the grounds that Dymond's death requires an article 2 inquest, which confirms it is of wider public interest. - www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com
Friday 04 October 2019, AM

#121 - Naga Munchetty Breakfast Row; Royals Take On Tabloids; Apple News Service Signs The Times - The Media Podcast wit

MP3 deleted…

Download MP3 feedproxy.google.com link iconfeedproxy.google.com Read transript
Thursday 03 October 2019, AM

Media Masters - Roula Khalaf

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the video game by roula khalaf deputy editor of the Financial Times starting at the ft 1995s North Africa correspondent, she later became Middle East correspondent and then Middle East editor …

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Wednesday 02 October 2019, PM

RadioToday Roundtable October 2019

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics discover the world leading brands at radio. This is exciting new venue guilt-free studios in London special Soho in that very nice. They are to wearing one of them. It's the October and let's see who is rounded. My name is Matt Hill I am the head of re…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript

The BBC's Impartiality Crisis

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 today we're going to be taking a look at the latest crisis at the BBC this time at the Fallout is from the corporations Handling of the Naga Munchetty complained and YouTube's new strategy to …

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Monday 30 September 2019, PM

BBC reverses decision on Naga Munchetty complaint

The BBC's director general Lord Hall has reversed a decision to partially uphold a complaint against Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty. It comes after dozens of black actors and broadcasters called on the BBC to overturn its decision to uphold the complaint against Munchetty. - www.bbc.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk
Friday 27 September 2019, AM

You can’t be ‘impartial’ about racism – an open letter to the BBC on the Naga Munchetty ruling | Afua Hirsch, Lenny Henr

- www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com
Wednesday 25 September 2019, PM

Who Wants to Be a Peaky Blinder?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Jim Morrison and my day job is media editor of The Guardian but today for the media shine Moonlighting receipt and I'm with a man described by the Daily Telegraph as one of the most astonishingly bonkers brains of his generation Stephen Knight is the crea…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 25 September 2019, AM

Eric Smith - BBC Radio Shropshire

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics discover the world leading brands at radio Harlow and Stuart Clarkson coming up later in this edition of the radio Today programme up to the longest serving breakfast presenter in BBC local radio and Radio Shropshire Derek Smith clocks 25 years on the …

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Tuesday 24 September 2019, PM

Former BBC boss says UK faces 'total loss of culture sovereignty'

Thompson left the BBC in 2012 to become chief executive of the New York Times, where he has helped turn the once-struggling newspaper into a digital success. Almost all the British Emmy-winning shows were co-productions involving US broadcasters and Thompson said the likes of the BBC and Channel 4 would struggle to arrange similar deals in the future. - www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com

Media Masters - Chris Burns

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the media game digital the England as a presenter editor and department head across the BBC and the commercial sector and now oversees 39 local radio stations across the country. …

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Friday 20 September 2019, PM

Sky-C4's ad deal, Amazon's audiobook raid, best journo junkets

Hello and welcome to the media podcast I'm on today's show impartiality targeted TV advertising and the halcyon Days of extravagant breast strip plus the latest attempt to combat this information online and our competitions the way to discover new podcast Talent the road for some long-standing Med…

Download MP3 feedproxy.google.com link iconfeedproxy.google.com Read transript
Friday 20 September 2019, AM

Viacom's Channel 5, Comedy Central join BritBox UK – TBI Vision

Viacom's UK channels, Comedy Central and Channel 5, have joined the BBC and ITV's joint SVOD BritBox. The pact covers factual and entertainment content from Channel 5, and British comedies from Comedy Central UK. Programming from the former can migrate to BritBox following a 30-day catch-up window on VOD service My5. - tbivision.com

tbivision.com link icontbivision.com
Thursday 19 September 2019, AM

Media Masters - Melanie Blake

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the top of the game turned on by Melanie Blake entrepreneur and chief executive of Associates music Top of the Pops working with that's like Destiny's Child all saints and the Spice Girls and …

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Wednesday 18 September 2019, PM

Is opinion the future of journalism?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello, I've got today the editor of the Today programme as Tony award-winning radio presenter and uncle Luke who runs the TV channel called Dave and if that wasn't enough of a mixed visiting f…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 18 September 2019, AM

Radio 2 presenters in Hyde Park

The radiated a program with broadcast bionics working with the world leading broadcasters and equipment suppliers to transform technologies and workplace. Yes, this is the radio Today programme on Stuart Clarkson and this week was starting the podcast backstage in the evening of Sunday at the Radi…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript

Diversity and equal opportunities in television UK television industry charts and tables Produced by: Ofcom Fieldwork: M

Diversity and equal opportunities in television UK television industry charts and tables Produced by Ofcom Fieldwork May-July 2019 PROMOTING CHOICE SECURING STANDARDS PREVENTING HARM Diversity and equal opportunities in television This year, to accompany the 2019 Monitoring report on the UK-based television industry, Ofcom has decided to provide a new Freelancer report, as well as an expanded In-focus report, which now covers ten major broadcasters. Together with the charts and tables that follow, these provide industry data for television broadcasters' UK-based employees, for the period April 2018 to March 2019. - www.ofcom.org.uk

www.ofcom.org.uk link iconwww.ofcom.org.uk
Monday 16 September 2019, PM

BBC to switch off Red Button information service in 2020

The BBC is to switch off its Red Button teletext service from the start of next year, the broadcaster has confirmed. Ceefax, the BBC's analogue teletext service, finished in October 2012 with the switchover to digital. - www.theguardian.com

www.theguardian.com link iconwww.theguardian.com
Saturday 14 September 2019, PM

HbbTV and ATSC 3.0 sees broadcasters striking back

Where would IBC be without a panel looking at 'Next Generation TV' and the threat to conventional broadcasting IBC 2019 is no different, and this year's session compared and contrasted HbbTV and the USA's ATSC 3.0. Richard Friedel, EVP/Technology Strategy at 21st Century Fox, told delegates that Fox felt it was time broadcasters struck back. - www.ibc.org

www.ibc.org link iconwww.ibc.org
Friday 13 September 2019, AM

Why Britain is hooked on supermarket TV

- www.newstatesman.com

www.newstatesman.com link iconwww.newstatesman.com
Thursday 12 September 2019, AM

Where has the Good Food TV channel gone?

The channel has indeed been taken off the air - as it's merged with Food Network UK. The merger has happened as a result of Discovery Networks acquiring the channel, along with two others, Really and Home, as part of a deal with BBC Studios over UKTV. As a result they've decided to combine the two channels - with Good Food Channel announcing the news on Twitter this morning. 'So ketchup on all your favourite delicious British food shows on the only channel for good food favourites, Food Network. - metro.co.uk

metro.co.uk link iconmetro.co.uk
Wednesday 11 September 2019, PM

Why we're all watching Britain's nerdiest channel

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 it might be Britain's channel, but suddenly it's compulsive viewing 2.6 million people watch BBC Parliament last week record ratings for a channel usually only watched by a few thousand die-ha…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 11 September 2019, AM

Gary Davies

This is the weekly podcast from Radio today and this week's radio Today programme Gary Davies talk to me about Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park this weekend. How about these accidental return to BBC Radio after 23 years through some lazy bubbles headlines his favourite subject is that song turns 40 and a…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Tuesday 10 September 2019, AM

BBC iPlayer Competition Assessment: statement on Ofcom's final determination

The BBC has proposed to change BBC iPlayer from a service where programmes are available to 'catch-up' for 30 days after broadcast, to one where programmes are available for 12 months as standard, with some available for longer. Our conditions will ensure that the new BBC iPlayer delivers future public value, and will mitigate risks to fair and effective competition. - www.ofcom.org.uk

www.ofcom.org.uk link iconwww.ofcom.org.uk
Monday 09 September 2019, PM

Media Masters - Fraser Nelson

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to media Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the media game magazine under his 10-year editorship is reached the print circulation of a 70000 the highest in its 100-year history BBC political editor and associate editor is Rose elsewhere…

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Monday 09 September 2019, AM

The era of binge-watching TV shows could be coming to an end

While releasing shows episode by episode, week by week, is quite normal for traditional TV channels, it's not what we've come to expect from streaming services - and particularly from Netflix, where whole seasons of popular shows are dropped on the platform at once for viewers to inhale in one sitting. Advertisement 44 of the best Netflix series to binge watch right now Mihir Haria-Shah, head of broadcast at Total Media, predicts that as more streaming services become available, offering consumers more choice, they will have to work harder to keep subscribers interested. - www.wired.co.uk

www.wired.co.uk link iconwww.wired.co.uk

8K FAQ: Our top questions about 8K answered by Samsung

Recently we were invited to the Samsung QA Labs in New Jersey, to get a closer look at its new Q950R 8K QLED TV and get an in-depth explanation of how exactly how it uses an AI-based quantum processor to upscale content to 8K. The visit, while certainly educational, raised a number of questions about how many people actually want to buy 8K TVs. So, in the midst of metaphorically dissecting their TVs to help us understand what makes them tick, Samsung's engineers also gave us the rundown on why they believe the TV market is ready for an 8K explosion and how 8K might fit together with other new screen technology. Panasonic first built an 8K TV back in 2012, and recently joined the 8K Association with Samsung to set guidelines for 8K hardware and content so it's safe to say it will be hopping back into the 8K fray soon. - www.techradar.com

www.techradar.com link iconwww.techradar.com
Saturday 07 September 2019, PM

5G Is Forcing Hundreds of TV Channels to Change How They Broadcast

- gizmodo.com

gizmodo.com link icongizmodo.com
Friday 06 September 2019, PM

BBC iPlayer for Radio app to close this month – RadioToday

The BBC will withdraw the iPlayer for Radio app this month in a bid to move users over to the newer BBC Sounds platform. The latest app update for BBC Sounds means it now matches the major features and functionality of iPlayer Radio, and with nearly 1.9 million weekly signed in users, BBC Sounds is used by more people than the old iPlayer Radio app. - radiotoday.co.uk

radiotoday.co.uk link iconradiotoday.co.uk
Wednesday 04 September 2019, PM

How to cover chaos

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Andrea catherwood, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 how to cover chaos the Politics of gone up in smoke and momentous political events are happening. It seems every hour so Hardy journalist and TV producers who are Accord loving it all makes se…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript

RadioToday Roundtable September 2019

the radiated a program with broadcast bionics discover the world leading brands at radio we are at something else Productions in fashionable, Shoreditch or is it Hoxton anyway delighted to be wherever we are and thanks to Steve Ackerman for welcoming Leo today round table for September I'm see you…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Wednesday 04 September 2019, AM

Media Masters - Adrian Lovett

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to medium Masters series of one-to-one interviews with people at the Komedia game president and chief executive of the World Wide Web Foundation his 20-year career in international development and advocacy focus on delivering policy change on complex globa…

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Tuesday 03 September 2019, PM

Media Business Podcast #7: Edinburgh TV Festival 2019

welcome to media business podcast by Media business insight for publisher of broadcast and screen international chief executive officer Business Insider today I'm sitting in the heart of Edinburgh for every August since 1976 TV festival have been bringing more than 2000 movers and shakers for the …

Download MP3 feedproxy.google.com link iconfeedproxy.google.com Read transript
Wednesday 28 August 2019, PM

"Hey Media Show, tell me about smart speakers"

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm madhumita, murgia. Usually the Financial Times European technology corresponding this week. I'm here to look at the rise of so-called smart speakers Alexa how many teaspoons in a tablespoon that you can talk to to access the internet using your voice alon…

Download MP3 www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk Read transript
Wednesday 28 August 2019, AM

Radiodays Asia 2019

This is the weekly podcast from Radio today. Can we have this time James Ross is talking to speakers at radiodays Asia in Kuala Lumpur from the CEO of commercial radio show my cast from Virgin Radio UK the boss of UK radio player Chris Stevens from Chris country midnight and the big boxes of two m…

Download MP3 audioboom.com link iconaudioboom.com Read transript
Tuesday 27 August 2019, PM

5G: Rural areas could see bigger and taller masts

Bigger and taller mobile phone masts could be built without councils' permission across the countryside, under a proposed overhaul of planning rules in England. 5G networks require more transmitter masts than previous technologies. - www.bbc.co.uk

www.bbc.co.uk link iconwww.bbc.co.uk

Media Masters - Christopher Hope

Media Masters with Paul Blanchard welcome to the series of one-to-one interviews with the media game of the parliamentary lobby of the Telegraph choppers brexit podcast which features interviews with top politicians and commentators and analysis from their Westminster team is also a trustee of a c…

Download MP3 www.buzzsprout.com link iconwww.buzzsprout.com Read transript
Tuesday 27 August 2019, AM

Complaints Welcome - YouTube

- www.youtube.com

www.youtube.com link iconwww.youtube.com
Monday 26 August 2019, AM

Boris Johnson Tells BBC To 'Cough Up' To Fund All TV Licences For Pensioners

Speaking to reporters at the G7 summit, Johnson was asked if the Tories would honour their 2017 manifesto pledge to protect pensioners' benefits from TV licences to winter fuel. The BBC has argued that it has been forced to charge older viewers and listeners because of the squeeze imposed on its finances by David Cameron's government. - www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

www.huffingtonpost.co.uk link iconwww.huffingtonpost.co.uk
Saturday 24 August 2019, AM

The Political Legacy of Entertainment TV

According to our data, in 1985 Mediaset operated 1,710 transmitters and could reach about one-half of the population with a high-quality signal two years later, the number of transmitters had reached 3,800 and Mediaset signal reached about 87percent of the population. Mediaset Signal Strength and Hypothetical Signal Strength in the Free Space in 1985 Notes Panel A shows Mediaset actual signal strength, in decibels, across municipalities in 1985. - pubs.aeaweb.org

pubs.aeaweb.org link iconpubs.aeaweb.org
Friday 23 August 2019, AM

#119 - Edinburgh TV Festival Special 2019

Hello and welcome to the media podcast Edinburgh TV festival special, I'm Boyd Hilton entertainment director of heat deputy editor of pilot TV Magazine podcast and host the footballer stickley Arsenal on today. Show will be talking about the BBC iPlayer extension the athletics mission to rewrite f…

Download MP3 feedproxy.google.com link iconfeedproxy.google.com Read transript
pick a page