The Media Show

Topical programme about the fast-changing media world

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      Test Match Special and Josh Krichefski of MediaCom UK


      If you're a company or a brand who wants to reach millions of people, you can go to the likes of Google and Facebook and they'll do it for you. So what's the point of a media agency these days? For decades, big brands have been paying these firms huge sums to place them in all the right places. Josh Krichefski is CEO of the UK's largest, MediaCom, with clients such as Sky, DFS, and Tesco. As Test Match Special celebrates 60 years on air, The Media Show goes behind the scenes at one of the...


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      33m
       

      Media titan John Malone, newspapers 'ripping' content, and online moderation


      John Malone has been called the "swamp alligator", the "cable cowboy" and "Darth Vader". He's worth several billion dollars and he's one of the few people to put one over Rupert Murdoch. But you've probably never heard of him. Well, John Malone is buying up more and more of UK television. So it's time we got to know him better. Matthew Garrahan is the global media editor of the Financial Times and has met the media mogul. He tells us what John Malone is up to. National newspaper online...


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      28m
       

      Controversial columnists; The rise and fall of Anthony Scaramucci; Off-shore journalism


      Anthony Scaramucci's has lasted just ten days as communications director at the White House, we ask what the role might look like done properly. With Brian Stalter, host of CNN's Reliable Sources. How much of a right should you have to be 'forgotten' online? Since 2014 that right has existed under EU law but Italian journalist Mario Tedeschini Lalli warns that it is being misused, and argues journalists are being asked to delete stories that should remain part of their archive. He and...


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      27m
       

      Johnston Press job cuts; Police chief anger at tech giants; Sir Alan Moses, chairman of IPSO


      Johnston Press has announced that some journalists working on its weekly Scottish titles are going to be made redundant. Paul Holleran is the NUJ's organiser in Scotland. Chris Williams is the Telegraph's Chief Business Correspondent. Mike Barton, chief constable of Durham Constabulary, says that the likes of Facebook and Google are not doing enough to stop abusive content and should spend more of their "eye watering profits" on policing their platforms. Sir Alan Moses has been reappointed...


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      27m
       

      BBC Annual Report: John Humphrys on his salary, Adam Boulton, David Bond and Charlotte Moore


      The BBC has published its annual report which includes a list of stars earning over £150k. Amol Rajan speaks to John Humphrys, who is on the list, and Adam Boulton, one of Sky News' biggest stars. David Bond is the FT's Media Correspondent and Charlotte Moore is BBC Director of Content. Also in the programme, how social media is a battleground in the propaganda war between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Dr Marc Jones is from the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of ...


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      28m
       2017-07-19

      Channel 4's David Abraham; India's WhatsApp news service; Robot reporters


      Channel 4 has published its annual report. The broadcaster posted a record turnover of nearly a billion pounds, but a slowdown in the TV advertising market means it has been forced to dip into its reserves to cover the cost of making programmes. David Abraham is chief executive of Channel 4. Shivendra Gaur is a journalist from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and has founded Rocket Post Live, a news service delivered to paying subscribers via WhatsApp. Will robots replace journalists? The...


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      27m
       2017-07-12

      Inside Russia Today...


      RT, the news network funded by the Russian government, says it provides an alternative to the mainstream media. Critics say that it is Kremlin propaganda. Amol Rajan is given exclusive access to RT's London office and meets Nikolay Bogachihin, head of RT UK. The New European was launched shortly after the EU referendum, aimed at the 48% who voted Remain. It was intended only to be a "pop-up" newspaper but this week publishes its 52nd edition. Matt Kelly is Editor of The New...


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      28m
       2017-07-05

      Middle East Eye, The Atlantic, Mumsnet move into TV


      Saudi Arabia and her allies have demanded that Qatar shuts down a number of media outlets as a condition of ending the crisis in the region. David Hearst is editor in chief of Middle East Eye. Crispin Blunt MP is Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee. The Atlantic is one of America's most hallowed publications and has now announced an international expansion. James Fallows is Europe Editor of The Atlantic. Mumsnet, the online parenting forum, has moved into TV and is hosting a...


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      28m
       2017-06-28

      Al Jazeera and Qatar crisis, Alexandra Shulman, Huw Edwards


      Al Jazeera, one of the world's largest news networks, is under pressure from governments in the Gulf. The network is funded by the ruling family of Qatar, a country which now stands accused by Saudi Arabia of supporting terrorism. Already Al Jazeera has seen bureaus in parts of the region shut down and staff are facing threats. Giles Trendle is Acting Managing Director of Al Jazeera English. Dr David Roberts is from the Department of Defence Studies at King's College London. Alexandra...


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      53m
       2017-06-21

      Fleet Street's influence on British politics


      Have Britain's newspapers lost their influence on British politics? Is the unexpected general election result evidence that the key battleground was not the front pages but social media, where a new breed of publisher outgunned traditional newspapers? Amol Rajan is joined by: Jack Peat, The London Economic Matt Turner, Evolve Politics Stephen Glover, Daily Mail Aaron Bastani, Novara Media Michael Heaver, Westmonster Eve Pollard, journalist and former tabloid editor David Yelland, former...


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      42m
       2017-06-14