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      Malta journalist murdered: Daphne Caruana Galizia


      Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated by a car bomb this week. She was renowned for challenging corruption on the island. We hear about her work and the risks faced by investigative journalists in Malta and elsewhere - and the impact this attack may have on other reporters. We hear from people who knew Daphne - Frederik Obermaier of the worldwide Panama Papers investigation into corruption and Saviour Balzan of Malta Today. Which? magazine is celebrating...


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      28m
       

      Could the media have exposed Harvey Weinstein earlier?


      The Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein stands accused of years of sexual misconduct. Weinstein denies all allegations of non-consensual sex. But could he have been exposed earlier? Was the media complicit in protecting him? Gabriel Sherman is a Vanity Fair special correspondent, Meirion Jones is from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, and Alan Collins is a partner at the law firm Hugh James. A local TV channel for every city was the grand plan of the former culture secretary Jeremy...


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      27m
       

      Celebrities and interview copy control


      Clare Balding has denied claims that she demanded approval of a Saga Magazine interview.


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      27m
       

      What's wrong with the BBC?


      In the inaugural Steve Hewlett Lecture at the Royal Television Society, Nick Robinson argues how the BBC should respond to the popularity of hyper-partisan news sources. Anoosh Chakelian is a senior writer at the New Statesman and Alex Wickham blogs as Media Guido. Twitter has announced that it is increasing the number of characters allowed in a Tweet. It used to be 140 - in line with old fashioned SMS text messages - but now it is going to experiment with 280 characters. Piers Morgan...


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      28m
       

      Is Twitter turning journalists into vultures?


      Theresa May has called for tech firms to do more to tackle online extremism. Meanwhile in Germany new legislation is due to come into force next month that will mean the likes of Google and Facebook facing huge fines of up to 50m euros if they fail to remove extremist content. Markus Beckedahl is a prominent free speech campaigner and founder of the Netzpolitik blog. Sam Baker edited some of Britain's biggest magazines - Just Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Red - but then in 2015 jumped ship....


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      24m
       2017-09-20

      RTS Cambridge Convention special


      How does the UK retain its position as one of the world's leading producers of TV? A special edition of The Media Show recorded at the Royal Television Society's Cambridge Convention. Amol Rajan is joined by Sophie Turner Laing, CEO of Endemol Shine, Wayne Garvie, Chief Creative Officer, International Production at Sony Pictures, Theresa Wise, RTS Chief Executive and Katherine Rushton, Media and Technology Editor at the Daily Mail. Presenter: Amol Rajan Producer: Richard Hooper Assistant...


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      27m
       2017-09-13

      Coleen Rooney and the paparazzi, Classic FM at 25, Panorama secret filming


      Coleen Rooney has appealed for photographers to stop following her in the wake of her husband's drink driving arrest. George Bamby, a paparazzi photographer and Susan Aslan, partner at ACK Media Law discuss the issues. Classic FM celebrates 25 years on air this week. Sam Jackson, the network's managing editor, explains its appeal. BBC Panorama has broadcast disturbing footage from inside the Brook House Immigration Removal Centre at Gatwick Airport. Callum Tulley is the whistleblower who...


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      28m
       2017-09-06

      30/08/2017


      As tensions continue to mount on the Korean peninsula, is now the right time for the BBC to be launching a new radio service aimed at North Koreans? Jamie Angus is Deputy Director of the BBC World Service Group, Dr Leslie Vinjamuri is Director of the Centre on Conflict, Rights and Justice at SOAS and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House and Tania Branigan is The Guardian's foreign leader writer. Oliver Cummins Hylton is the winner of the first Steve Hewlett Bursary, an initiative founded in...


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      27m
       2017-08-30

      23/08/2017


      Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, claims that Facebook has "dire controls" over who can buy adverts and that as a consequence his brand is regularly used as bait by scam firms. Facebook says that misleading ads are strictly prohibited from its platform and is constantly working to detect them. Evolve Politics has applied to join the lobby of Westminster journalists. Could the admission of the "hyper partisan" site shake up political reporting? Matt Turner is senior editor at...


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      36m
       2017-08-23

      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
       2017-08-16