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Wednesday 23 June 2021, PM

A bonanza of f**k-ups and trolling: What I learnt from being glued to GB News for a week

A major difference from Fox News though is the lack of that zealous, tribal devotion for their affiliated political party - Republicans for Fox, Conservatives for GB News.1./50.World news in pictures. Why was furlough not being extended What's being done about flood defences Are lockdown restrictions just a way for the Tories to push their radical new green agenda Despite being in the same culture war trench as Downing Street, Team GB News simply can't help getting in a pub fight with absolutely everyone, Tories included. - www.independent.co.uk

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Wednesday 23 June 2021, AM

UK government to hold formal Channel 4 privatisation review - TBI Vision

The UK government is to hold a formal review into selling Channel 4, the British broadcaster behind hits such as It's A Sin, following month's of speculation about the service's future. Channel 4 has been owned by the UK government since its launch in 1982, but ministers have argued that the rise of streaming services has changed the landscape to such an extent that the broadcaster may be better placed in private ownership. - tbivision.com

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Friday 18 June 2021, PM

Tim Davie on the future of the BBC | FT

The director-general of the BBC discusses with Alex Barker just who a public service broadcaster should be serving in an age of streaming and culture wars, and how? - - www.youtube.com

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Friday 18 June 2021, AM

Consultation: The Future of Media Plurality in the UK

Ofcom has today launched a programme of work to help inform our next steps on media plurality in the UK and ensuring that the regulatory framework for media plurality remains fit for the online world. Please submit responses using the consultation response form. - www.ofcom.org.uk

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BBC delves into data for new Programme Index

New database can be used to browse nearly 10 million network and regional BBC radio and TV listings, and more than 200,000 programmes available on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds. Programme Index builds on the corporation's BBC Genome project, and can be used to browse nearly 10 million network and regional BBC radio and TV listings, including scans of the earliest Radio Times magazines, and search more than 200,000 programmes available on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds. - www.tvbeurope.com

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Government commits to PSB prominence legislation

The Government will combine the views expressed in the committee's report, its own review and Ofcom's Small Screen Big Debate and set out its position and next steps later in the year. On the TV licence, the report stressed that the Government was considering decriminalisation amongst other possible reforms to the licence fee system. - dtg.org.uk

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Wednesday 16 June 2021, PM

Reporting when there's no journalist in the room

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi I'm dancing and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello G7 summit the NATO summit Putin and Biden the world's biggest leaders have been face to face in a series of meetings this week. These are some of the most intensely scrutinise you can imagine and you wi…

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Tuesday 15 June 2021, AM

Gillian Reynolds: GB News suggests Andrew Neil has fallen prisoner to some serious delusions

On the evidence so far of GB News, his new television network, he appears to have become a prisoner of some serious delusions. GB News will make news, probably more from Andrew Neil's interviews than from assorted presenters sitting round a table commenting on each other. - inews.co.uk

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GB News – Pretending For Real – Matt Deegan Writes

For GB News it'll also help that they're very much a comment channel than a news one. GB News doesn't really have much reporting resource and will mainly take agency feeds, aided by a handful of reporters to provide colour from across the UK. The idea that GB News can occupy a news position is wishful thinking, and I'd assume they know that. - www.mattdeegan.com

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Monday 14 June 2021, AM

GB News was a disaster from start to finish

Second is the false founding GB News myth that BBC/ITV/Sky News don't reflect the kind of anti-woke, Brexity, chippy views that GB News is supposedly the only safe space for. The GB News shows looked like editions of Newsnight where the researcher forgot to book some guests to give expert opinion and/or the other sides of a debate. - www.independent.co.uk

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Friday 11 June 2021, PM

Podcast Day 24 - insights highlights

Love This podcast support this show through the a car support a feature. It's up to you. How much you give and there's no regular commitment just hit the link in the description to support now. Hello and welcome to the media podcast I'm only man and on this week show with presenting highlights from…

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Wednesday 09 June 2021, PM

Radio takes on the tech giants

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi I'm dancing and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello we are talking radiotoday good old-fashioned radio with it's cosy celebrity presenters. It's familiar blend of pop songs but also let's face it traffic updates car insurance ads No Angels and if you don…

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Wednesday 02 June 2021, PM

A crisis for war reporting?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts, hi, I'm only loving item and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello one of the most glamorous in journalism some of our most memorable moments in the history of these came from those with their eyes and ears on the ground abroad but the phone reporting now fa…

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Wednesday 02 June 2021, AM

Audio Content Fund

Welcome to the radio Today programme this week with focusing on the audio content fund was launched two years ago with the promise of district in 3 million pounds of UK government money to in BS4 crafted public service content to be broadcast on community and commercial radio 115 project ended up d…

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Friday 28 May 2021, PM

#157 - ARIAs 2021; Amazon Buys Bond; Discovery And WarnerMedia Merge

Love This podcast support this show through the a car support a feature. It's up to you. How much you give and there's no regular commitment just hit the link in the show description to support now. Hello and welcome to the media podcast. I'm only man on the show this week. It's a merger and acquis…

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Friday 28 May 2021, AM

Television and on-demand programme services: Access services report Jan

Television and on-demand programme services Access services report - January to December 2020. Under the Communications Act 2003, broadcast television channels are required to make a certain proportion of their programmes accessible the Code on Television Access Services sets out these obligations. - www.ofcom.org.uk

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Thursday 27 May 2021, PM

Ministers reopen hunt for Ofcom chair after Paul Dacre is rejected

The government has restarted the recruitment process for a new chair of Ofcom after the prime minister's favoured candidate, the former Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre, had his application rejected by an interview board. Rather than accept the decision and choose another candidate who was approved, ministers have instead decided to start the process from scratch, allowing Dacre a second chance at the job. - www.theguardian.com

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Online station Regency Radio joins DAB in Brighton - RadioToday

Regency Radio will start broadcasting via DAB in Brighton and Hove on May 31st. The station is the brainchild of Jay Jackson and Ambrose Harcourt, and the line-up includes ex-local presenters including Mike Mendoza. Programming Manager, Jay Jackson said Brighton lost its local radio station a few years ago leaving a huge gap and that's where we step in, we have already created quite an impact and intend to create a bigger one. - radiotoday.co.uk

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Disney to shutter 100 international channels in streaming push - TBI Vision

The Walt Disney Company plans to close 100 international TV channels by the end of the year as it continues to shift its focus to its direct-to-consumer model and streaming service Disney. Kids networks Disney Junior and Disney Channel are also being cut, according to local reports, along with Nat Geo People and SCM Legend. - tbivision.com

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Thursday 27 May 2021, AM

ARIAS 2021 - Special event report from the event in London

The radiator day programme with broadcast bionics created of the bionic studio the smarter way to make radio welcome to the radio today programs special from the Arias my name is Grace Hopper I am a producer at KISS FM formerly of BBC Radio 1 and I'm also trustee Radio Academy I'm going to be takin…

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Wednesday 26 May 2021, PM

What next for the BBC after the Bashir scandal?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm leaving is all and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 welcome official Martin Bashir use lies and deception to secure one of the biggest TV interviews of all time low Dyson's report as to how Diana Princess of Wales was lowered into telling all Panora…

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Wednesday 26 May 2021, AM

Sony Movie Channel has been renamed Great! But how? And why?!

It comes to something when you're pining for the days of channels being named after a Japanese electronics conglomerate Sony Movie Channel appears to be doing a fair job of channelling Sony movies to the public and making money off the back of it. It comes to something when you're pining for the days of channels being named after a good, old-fashioned Japanese electronics conglomerates, but at least the Sony Movie Channel meant something. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 21 May 2021, PM

21/05/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello first impressions are not always reliable. I have so enjoyed this 21st listen to it was convinced. They were listening right. He's talking about one of the longest-running BBC radio dramas, GF Newman's the corrupted which came to an end on Radio 4 this after 65…

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Thursday 20 May 2021, PM

British Broadcasting Challenge

The British Broadcasting Challenge For Us, By Us, About Us. The British public service broadcasting system is unique in the world. British public service broadcasting is For Us, By Us, and About Us - and underpins the ways in which we as individuals, as nations and regions, relate to each other and to the world. - britishbroadcastingchallenge.com

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Martin Bashir used 'deceitful behaviour' to secure Diana interview, report finds

It is claimed that Bashir used fake bank documents to persuade Spencer the media were paying associates of the family for information - in an attempt to secure a more sensational and revealing interview. Panorama is to air a 35-minute investigation into the 1995 interview, titled Princess Diana, Martin Bashir and the BBC, on BBC One at 7pm. It had been scheduled to air on Monday night. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 19 May 2021, PM

Israel-Gaza conflict rages online

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm Arenas are and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 welcome Israel and the Palestinian the story is stuck on repeat but the Battle Ground is shifting and talking tiktok Middle East tutorials infographics on Instagram and a Twitter spat between a soup an…

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Wednesday 19 May 2021, AM

UK s BBC unveils six dramas new Michaela Coel project - TBI Vision

The BBC in the UK has unveiled a raft of new scripted series, as well as a new project that is in the works from I May Destroy You creator Michaela Coel. Six shows have been unveiled by the broadcaster's director of drama Piers Wenger, who confirmed a new project with Coel was in the works but offered few other insights as to the storyline. - tbivision.com

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Tuesday 18 May 2021, AM

Gary Stein and Ric Blaxill from Bauer chat about GHR London

The radiator day programme with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio listening watching reacting to and learning from every spoken adcola sweet and SMS for a mix unlock and understand your content to the bionic studio transformed everything about radio except the way you make it a warm w…

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Friday 14 May 2021, PM

14/05/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts and still they come cats in programs and budgets has the BBC tries to 570 million worth of savings in this new financial year where The Corporation makes them is an indication of its priorities and with the ending of the woman's are serial drama things that Radio 4. …

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#156 - Studio Audiences Return; Bauer Radio Subscription Plans; VICE’s Four Day Week; Death Of Clubhouse

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Wednesday 12 May 2021, PM

Riding the news cycle

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, I'm leaving Azhar and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello the new site the news agenda. Why is the news told like it is I'm thinking about how the media covers the election results last week new mayor new councillors new MPs but all I remember is a g…

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Friday 07 May 2021, PM

07/05/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts woman's are is almost 75 years old and it's been extended from 45 but at a cost although I'm pleased Woman's Hour will get an extra 15 minutes. I'll be sorry to lose the mid-morning drama, which I really enjoyed. What will the program do with the extra time I've been…

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Friday 07 May 2021, AM

Android TV updates home screen for Freeview Play viewers

Roid TV has rolled out a home screen update for Freeview Play designed to make it easier for viewers to explore content relevant to their tastes. To make it easy for viewers to watch Freeview Play's on-demand programmes, content rows have been updated with player tiles that will link viewers straight to the app they are interested in. - www.whathifi.com

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Wednesday 05 May 2021, PM

Decline of the Editor

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello goodbye well nearly 4 years 144 shows and not a libel claim among them. This is my final edition will have a new presenter later this year and a rotating class between now and then so how to hand over the baton without a pompous ceremony well t…

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Bauer's new subscription radio services

This week on the radio Today programme. It's a special all about Bowers new subscription services, so let's head to Golden Square the radiator day programme with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio listening watching reacting to and learning from every spoken word Kolo sweet and SMS to …

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Tuesday 04 May 2021, AM

Consultation: Market position of BBC Sounds

Ofcom is consulting on our provisional views on the market position and impact of BBC Sounds. We plan to address questions about the future regulation of BBC Sounds in our first periodic review of the BBC, and our work on how its Operating Licence should evolve - which will include how the BBC's online services, including BBC Sounds, should be captured. - www.ofcom.org.uk

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Saturday 01 May 2021, AM

Inside the rise and fall of The Jeremy Kyle Show: 'It was a ticking timebomb'

Kane's story might have been splashy enough for The Jeremy Kyle Show to put it on display, but in one sense it's completely unremarkable there were 3,320 episodes of the programme, broadcast over 14 years and 17 series, and Kane is one of thousands of guests to have taken a seat on Kyle's stage. In February 2020, there was another death linked to The Jeremy Kyle Show that of 31-year-old Natasha Reddican, who took her own life at her home in Salford, nine months after the show was taken off air. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 30 April 2021, PM

30/04/2021

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#155 - Spotify and Apple Podcast Subscriptions; Anne Mac Leaving Radio 1; News UK Scaling Back TV Ambitions

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Friday 30 April 2021, AM

Ofcom UK Podcast Survey 2021 - adambowie.com

So regular podcast listening skews male, and it skews young, although with a non-trivial number of 45-64s. These regular listeners also skew very upmarket, making it a valuable advertising market, but also raising questions about the kinds of podcasts that are being made to reach people in other socio-economic groups. Ofcom asked about what respondents had done as a result of listening to a podcast. - www.adambowie.com

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Wednesday 28 April 2021, PM

Podcasts go premium

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello does so much of the media now. I need a subscription Netflix for this Amazon for that Disney plus NOW TV britbox and often do you say now immune to the Blight of the subscription has been podcast maybe not for much longer and afraid because app…

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UK s ITV cautions public service future urges radical, urgent reforms TBI Vision

The UK's public service broadcaster licenses are due to expire at the end of 2024, with the renewal process starting imminently, and ITV said it needed clarity on how its public service remit would look in the fast-changing world of streaming. These include the establishment of a new 'PSM Operator' regime that is flexible and updated to reflect the expansion away from linear channels and new 'primary and secondary objectives' for ITV, which better define its remit. - tbivision.com

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New 4G masts are interfering with Freeview channels in Lanarkshire

Television viewers in some parts of Lanarkshire could experience interference while watching Freeview channels. New 4G mobile services switched on with the signal sitting next to the frequencies used by Freeview - that means there is a small chance some residents in the area may experience interference to Freeview, which is TV received via an aerial. - www.dailyrecord.co.uk

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Tuesday 27 April 2021, PM

Rupert Murdoch scales back plan for News UK TV channel

The News UK TV boss, David Rhodes, an American television news executive who moved to London last summer to run the project, will be leaving in June. He will be staying to advise the wider global Murdoch business on streaming news media, where he has repeatedly been tipped by insiders for promotion or a possible return to Fox News.Brooks' declaration that it would not be possible to make a healthy profit from traditional television news will increase attention on the finances of the forthcoming Andrew Neil-fronted GB News channel. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 23 April 2021, PM

23/04/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello this week on feedback there a complaints about complaints please you start a call for licensee payers to register their satisfaction with your approach and how you manage the sad events of last week, please push back on these complaints well. There is an extrao…

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Wednesday 21 April 2021, PM

Roula Khalaf, editor of The Financial Times

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello for the last 130 years the Great British Bangor has worn a distinctive uniform a pinstripe suit a failed umbrella and a salmon coloured newspaper under one arm the Financial Times as one of the world's most highly newspapers and now digital pub…

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Wednesday 21 April 2021, AM

Ashley Byrne - Creative director/owner, Made in Manchester

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Saturday 17 April 2021, PM

Freeview is a mess on LG TVs – but there's a wider problem

Freeview covers a pair of distinct services Freeview and Freeview Play, with the latter adding PVR, internet and HD capabilities to the Freeview platform. The problem is, LG was the only company that could 'fix' our TV, as it were, but LG's stance was that we should talk to Freeview. - www.techradar.com

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Saturday 17 April 2021, AM

Freeview boost: BBC, ITV and Channel 4 pledge MILLIONS to service

BBC, ITV and Channel 4 have all pledged to contribute 19.1 million each to Freeview in the next three years. Everything is free to stream and offers an alternative to paid-for services like Virgin Media and Sky Q. The latest round of investment, detailed by Morning Star, courtesy of the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 arrive less than six months after broadcast transmission company Arqiva decided to pull its investment from Freeview. - www.express.co.uk

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Friday 16 April 2021, PM

16/04/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello there have been nearly 110000 complain about the BBC's blanket coverage of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh making it the most complained about piece of broadcasting in BBC History who on Earth made this little scheduling decision for heaven's sake he was 99 …

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