The Media Show

Topical programme about the fast-changing media world

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      21/06/2017


      Topical programme about the fast-changing media world.


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      53m
       

      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
       

      CNN boss Tony Maddox, VR news, The&Partnership founder Johnny Hornby


      CNN has been accused of staging a Muslim protest after the London Bridge attack. Tony Maddox, head of CNN International, tells Amol Rajan that the claims are "complete nonsense". Is Virtual Reality and 360 video the future of news reporting? Zillah Watson is the BBC Research and Development Editor and Jeremy Bowen is the BBC Middle East Editor. Should online advertisers be taking greater precautions to ensure that they do not appear next to hate speech or fake news? Johnny Hornby, Founder...


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      45m
       

      Political Interviews and Social Media, Court Reporting


      Has social media reaction changed how journalists conduct political interviews? Amol Rajan is joined by Jon Snow of Channel 4 News and James O'Brien of LBC. The decline in journalists attending court is now a threat to public trust in the judicial system according to the Bar Council. Andrew Langdon QC, Chair of the Bar Council, Andy Martin, editor of the Bournemouth Echo and Guy Toyn of Court News UK discuss. Producer: Richard Hooper Assistant Producer: Helen Fitzhenry.


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      34m
       

      Manchester attack, Election media bias, JOE media


      The atrocity in Manchester has shown a city and its public services at their best. It has also posed a challenge for journalism. Amol Rajan is joined by Beth Ashton, Head of Audience at the Manchester Evening News. Is the mainstream media biased in its coverage of the general election? Professor Dominic Wring is from Loughborough University, Fraser Nelson is editor of The Spectator, and Christian Broughton is editor of The Independent. JOE Media is one of Europe's fastest growing digital...


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      27m
       2017-05-24

      Information commissioner, White House leaks, iPlayer


      The Information Commissioner has announced she is opening a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. Elizabeth Denham says there needs to be greater transparency around how personal data is used. Michael Schmidt is the New York Times reporter behind what some in Washington are calling the scoop of the year. He tells Amol Rajan how he got it. Users of BBC iPlayer will soon have to register and sign-in before using the service. Andrew Scott is Launch...


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      28m
       2017-05-17

      General election media strategies, Fox News


      What are the strategies being deployed by the political parties in the General Election campaign? Amol Rajan is joined by Helen Lewis, Deputy Editor of the New Statesman, Sean Kemp, former Head of Political Communications for the Liberal Democrats, Jim Waterson, Political Editor of BuzzFeed UK and Jimmy Tidey, developer at Who Targets Me. Douglas Wigdor, a New York lawyer representing a group of current and former Fox News employees, is meeting with Ofcom as part of their consideration of...


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      28m
       2017-05-10

      Turkish media crackdown; Reuters on trust; Fix Radio for builders


      In the latest crackdown on the media, the Turkish government has blocked access to Wikipedia citing a law that allows it to ban websites for the protection of the public. Andrea Catherwood is joined by Yaman Akdeniz, a lawyer challenging the Wikipedia ban and by Can D√ľndar, a Turkish journalist now in exile in Berlin. Reuters has launched a new initiative called Backstory as part of a plan to bolster trust in its journalism. Stephen Adler is Reuters Editor-in-Chief. Fix Radio is a new...


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      28m
       2017-05-03

      Netflix controversy; Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio


      Netflix's new drama 13 Reasons Why is set in a US high school and tells the story of a teenager who kills herself. Mental health campaigners say that Netflix has acted irresponsibly and asks why it is not subject to the Ofcom Broadcasting Code. Ged Flynn is chief executive of Papyrus, the suicide prevention charity, Susan Aslan, is Partner at ACK Media Law and Claire Enders runs Enders Analysis. Jed Mercurio is the creator of Line of Duty, one of the BBC's most successful TV dramas. The...


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      28m
       2017-04-26

      General Election coverage; Le Monde and fake news; Channel 4 out of London


      The announcement of a snap general election came as a shock to almost everyone. How will broadcasters and publishers cover the event at such short notice? Andrea Catherwood is joined by Jonathan Munro, BBC's Head of Newsgathering, David Wilding, Director of Planning at Twitter in the UK, and Ayesha Hazarika, former special advisor to Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband. Le Monde is fighting back against a tide of fake news in France by sending its journalists into schools to teach children how to...


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      28m
       2017-04-19