The Media Show

Social media, anti-social media, breaking news, faking news; this is the podcast about a revolution in media with Amol Rajan, the BBC’s Media Editor. New episode every Wednesday

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      The ethics of reporting from Syria


      How journalists work in a war zone. Amol Rajan is joined by Robert Fisk, The Independent's Middle East correspondent, and Jeremy Bowen, BBC Middle East Editor. Also on the programme, Jane Featherstone founder of Sister Pictures discusses her new BBC One drama The Split and her career in television, Elizabeth Ammon, cricket reporter at The Times, on the BBC's loss of radio rights to some test matches, and Dino Myers-Lamptey, UK Managing Director at MullenLowe Mediahub, on advertising and Sir...


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      The Age of Zuckerberg


      How the media lives in the shadow of big tech: Amol Rajan is joined by Farrah Storr, Cosmopolitan editor, Terri White, editor in chief Empire and Pilot TV magazine, Madhumita Murgia, FT European Tech correspondent and Melanie Stokes, managing director of Kindle Entertainment. Presenter: Amol Rajan Producer: Richard Hooper.


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      How porno conquered podcasts


      Once synonymous with the kitchen table, podcasts are now big business. The likes of Spotify and Amazon all produce their own podcasts and some advertisers see popular podcasts as a better investment than traditional radio. Andrea Catherwood is joined by Jamie Morton and James Cooper from My Dad Wrote A Porno, Caroline Crampton of the New Statesman, Imriel Morgan presenter of the Wanna Be podcast, and Ben Chapman, Head of Digital for BBC Radio. Presenter: Andrea Catherwood Producer: Richard...


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      BONUS Richard Gingras of Google News and Mark Thompson of The New York Times


      Google has launched a new feature called Subscribe with Google that will allow users to buy subscriptions from participating news sites. Could this appease publishers who blame Google and other tech companies for a huge loss in advertising revenue? Amol meets Richard Gingras, Vice President of Google News and Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times Company.


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      Who owns our data?


      Internet users everywhere are worried about their personal data. There are concerns that a few companies have become extremely rich off the back of it. But just how worried should we be? Also today, the BBC has published its annual plan, setting out priorities for the next 12 months. Amol Rajan is joined by Ken MacQuarrie is the BBC's Director of Nations and Regions, Alexandra Suich Bass is The Economist's US Technology Editor, Megan Lucero leads The Bureau Local at the Bureau of...


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      How Carole Cadwalladr exposed Facebook


      Carole Cadwalladr is The Observer journalist whose reporting on Cambridge Analytica triggered a crisis at Facebook. She tells Andrea Catherwood how she got the story. Also in the programme, James Harding, the former BBC Director of News, and Justine Picardie, editor of Harper's Bazaar. Presenter: Andrea Catherwood Producer: Richard Hooper.


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      George Osborne and the economics of free news


      The editor of The Evening Standard explains his business strategy. Also, will Russian media companies face sanction from the UK government? Amol Rajan is joined by George Osborne, editor of The Evening Standard, Anne Applebaum, Washington Post columnist and LSE Professor, Paul Sylvester, Absolute Radio's Content Director and Lisa Smosarski, Stylist magazine editor-in-chief. Presenter: Amol Rajan Producer: Richard Hooper.


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       2018-03-14  42m
       
       

      The importance of being social


      Why political parties and advertisers crave influence on social media. Amol Rajan is joined by Isabel Hardman, assistant editor of The Spectator, Craig Elder, digital strategist, Harry Hugo, co-founder of The Goat Agency, Sam Barcroft, CEO of Barcroft Media and Jim Waterson, BuzzFeed News political editor. Presenter: Amol Rajan Producer: Richard Hooper.


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       2018-02-28  41m
       
       

      07/03/2018


      Topical programme about the fast-changing media world.


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       2018-02-28  41m
       
       

      Is Jeremy Corbyn at war with the press?


      Jeremy Corbyn has called claims in some newspapers about his involvement with a Czech diplomat in the 1980s "nonsense" and has released a video message telling the press "change is coming". Amol Rajan is joined by Trevor Kavanagh, political columnist of The Sun, Paul Mason, journalist, and Christina Michalos, barrister at 5RB chambers. Also in the show, Louisa Compton, editor of the BBC Victoria Derbyshire programme, discusses its role in uncovering sexual abuse in football. Presenter:...


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       2018-02-21  53m