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Friday 21 January 2022, PM

David Dimbleby suggests BBC licence fee could be linked to council tax

The veteran TV presenter David Dimbleby has suggested the BBC licence fee could be linked to council tax to make it fairer as the government questions future funding of the broadcaster. The simple way of doing it would be to attach an element of the licence fee to the council tax band. - www.theguardian.com

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The BBC's fight against stupid

Sadly, stupid Andrew Rosindell, the Member of Parliament for Romford, doesn't realise that BBC Radio 4 ends every day's programming by, um, playing the National Anthem. Stupid Andrew Rosindell doesn't listen to BBC Radio 4, that much is clear, but he was asking the question to stupid Nadine Dorries, the UK Culture Secretary, who apparently replied that it was a good question. - james.crid.land

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Friday 21 January 2022, AM

The fight for the future of the BBC

The latest skirmish between the BBC and the government is part of a running debate over who the BBC serves, which dates back to the organisation's earliest days. The culture secretary, Nadine Dorries, announced that the government would be freezing the BBC licence fee for the next two years, forcing the BBC to make deep cuts to its programming. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 19 January 2022, PM

Bilsdale transmitter: New temporary mast to be switched on in February - BBC News

Properties in Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire have been reliant on an interim transmitter since the Bilsdale mast caught fire in August. Arqiva hopes all properties affected will have their aerials redirected before the new interim mast is switched on. - www.bbc.co.uk

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Monday 17 January 2022, PM

TBI Tech Analysis: Why language puts US and France ahead on channel choice TBI Vision

The high channel availability in the US and France can be explained in part by the number of foreign-language channels available to consumers in these territories. While some channels or equivalents are available in other territories, they are not as widespread as in the US. The analysis above was taken from Omdia's Channel Distribution Report - December 2021 - written by Edmund Ludlow, senior data analyst, and Tim Westcott, senior principal analyst, for digital content channels. - tbivision.com

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Wednesday 12 January 2022, PM

The Editor Planning to Shake Up News

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello the world of startups is no stranger to hyperbole, but this must rank as one of the boulders mission statements to create from scratch and use provided that will rival the likes of CNN the New York Times and the BB…

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Wednesday 05 January 2022, PM

Text appeal: Ceefax recreated by 20-year-old Northern Irish man

The BBC closed the original Ceefax service as part of the transition to digital television broadcasts, with Northern Ireland being the last region of the UK to lose access. Dane, who runs his Ceefax server from his home, said his service was remarkably stable. - www.theguardian.com

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Did the storming of the Capitol damage US media?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello this week the year anniversary of the storming of the US capitol. It's an event in America and it's Media is still coming to terms with some us news outlets have been accused of obsessing over January 6th. I've bee…

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Tuesday 04 January 2022, AM

Don't surrender BBC in face of political attacks, Melvyn Bragg urges

The government's politically motivated attacks on the BBC are part of a general abasement of British institutions in recent years, the broadcaster Melvyn Bragg has warned, as he called for the corporation to be protected. A former adviser to Theresa May reportedly warned of negative political consequences for the BBC should the appointment go ahead.And the prime minister used a minor row over whether Rule, Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory should be played as instrumental pieces only at the annual Proms to portray the BBC as unpatriotic. - www.theguardian.com

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Wednesday 29 December 2021, PM

The Secret Life of the Continuity Announcer

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello today on the show where celebrating a group of people with whom you'll be very familiar but may not know anything about Jennifer gate one of the children's iron oz of the next few minutes. I'd like to see some of the children's programmes what …

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Sunday 26 December 2021, PM

26/12/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts and welcome to this Boxing Day feedback first the news from the BBC it will take some time. It's official the most downloaded podcast on BBC sounds News cast I'll be talking to it presenter Adam Fleming the BBC chief political correspondent about what makes his podca…

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Wednesday 22 December 2021, PM

Meet the Covid Influencers

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 now the omicron variant means we will still have decisions to make about how you're celebrate Christmas and those calculations will be guided by will be here from politicians from health officials and from the media and …

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Wednesday 22 December 2021, AM

ITV can toast a bumper year - yet investors remain reluctant

When McCall left easyJet to take the reins from Adam Crozier, now installed as BT's new chairman as the telecoms giant becomes a takeover target for billionaire investor Patrick Drahi, investors valued ITV at 7.25bn.The broadcaster's market capitalisation has remained stubbornly well below that level ever since, with a current valuation at 4.3bn. Despite that reduced price and the rush of foreign private equity firms snapping up UK firms this year, there is no sign of any takeover suitor as yet. Its portfolio of channels accounts for about 40 of the UK's 3.7bn traditional TV ad market, with more good news expected next year with sectors including travel, cars and high street retail forecast to return along with the advertising gold of the next football World Cup.McCall's focus is to get investors to reassess ITV beyond the narrow focus on TV advertising - 60 of the broadcaster's total revenues come from non-advertising sources - by beating the drum for its digital and media content businesses. - www.theguardian.com

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Monday 20 December 2021, PM

Channel 5 joins Digital UK

The BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 have entered into a new Digital UK members' agreement, marking the first time that the venture has been wholly owned by all four PSBs. ViacomCBS-owned Channel 5 joins Digital UK with immediate effect. Earlier this year Digital UK merged with Freesat Ltd, bringing the two free-to-air organisations together and aligning technical developents across the two platforms. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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Friday 17 December 2021, PM

17/12/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts In Radio 4 darts coverage falling apart has been loosed upon the word I was very disappointed with the screenshot program, which I imagine is designed to replace the film programme would I absolutely love in feedback this week? I'll be talking the man who is responsi…

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Friday 17 December 2021, AM

BBC could make fewer dramas and show more repeats as budget cuts bite

The BBC could be forced to replace expensive high-end dramas and natural history shows with cheaper programmes owing to government-imposed funding cuts. In the future, channels such as BBC Two and BBC Four will operate on substantially reduced budgets, often showing repeats, with money diverted to shows for BBC One and BBC Three. - www.theguardian.com

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Biggest BBC Cuts Yet To Come, British Journalism Awards Guardian hits 1m

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 welcome to the media podcast I'm at digging on today less show more repeats. That's the future of the BBC …

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Wednesday 15 December 2021, PM

Jon Snow: A Lifetime in News

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello that distinct musica mean only one thing it's time for Channel 4 news and one of the most famous faces in broadcasting Jon Snow has been the face of the program since 1989 over the course of three decades every Prime Minister from Margaret That…

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Friday 10 December 2021, PM

10/12/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello what the BBC is facing increased competition and falling audiences among some networks abroad its booming we nearly at unbelievably heading towards half a billion people around the world on feedback this week. I'll be talking to The Departed controller BBC Worl…

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The great subtitles fiasco: Channel 4 must be punished for failing deaf viewers

Damage to hard drives caused by the triggering of the fire suppression system at the London base of Red Bee Media - which provides access services to large broadcasters - left Channel 4 viewers without subtitles for weeks, with casualties including the latest series of The Great British Bake Off.Accidents happen, and sometimes there's no one to blame. Eventually, captions will come back to All 4, but the trust Channel 4 has built up with deaf and disabled subtitles users will take much longer to rebuild. - www.theguardian.com

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A tribute to John Evington

Hello there, my name is John Evington and this is the super Sound of signal radio independent radio station on this special from Radio today. We pay tribute to a great of our industry and not just a great present a program manager consultant and mentor that bloke John Evington died on 4th of Decemb…

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Thursday 09 December 2021, AM

Channel 4 adds bouquet of channels to Freesat

Channel 4 HD is the key addition to Freesat as a bouquet of new channels is added to the free-to-air satellite platform. In addition to Channel 4 HD, music channels Box Hits, Box Christmas, Kiss, Magic and Kerrang are all joining the platform from December 9. - www.broadbandtvnews.com

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Wednesday 08 December 2021, PM

Inside the No 10 Christmas party scoops

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello yes this week is story of two massive scoops and now resignation. It was typically up from the Daily Mirror who first reported there have been a Christmas party at Downing Street last December over a week later for…

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Friday 03 December 2021, PM

03/12/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts is the most popular radio station in the UK losing its way it feels like the control passes choose to marginalize certain types of music because of their reminded perceptions are missing the true purpose anything before due to in feedback this we had a radio to Helen…

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Wednesday 01 December 2021, PM

Don't Shoot the Messenger

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi, I'm Katie razzall, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello, what is the relationship between John Lewis and audiences this week some reporters covering the omicron variant say they've received a torrent of abuse from people angry about the government's …

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Friday 26 November 2021, PM

26/11/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts next week the trial begins in the United States of Gullane Maxwell she's accused of taking Minors for her former lover Jeffrey Epstein who sexually abused them last Monday the world at One interview have brother who is campaigning in her defence some of your report t…

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Friday 26 November 2021, AM

Mail privilege, Dorries speaks the big podcast sale

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 media podcast by Matt Deegan on the show today. It's all changed the Daily Mail Greg…

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Wednesday 24 November 2021, PM

How a Political Story Cuts Through

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello this week. We want to know what makes a political story matter. I'm always makes a particular story however important feels at the time soon be forgotten. What sort of the BBC Steve Rosenberg is remarkable intervie…

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Nadine Dorries

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi, I'm Katie razzall, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 will the dinos congratulations on your appointment fantastic job came as a surprise to you. I think and lots of people and I guess it's fair to say wasn't welcome by everyone and I was having a look w…

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Monday 22 November 2021, PM

TBI Tech Analysis: Why Netflix chose its new viewing metric – TBI Vision

Netflix recently revealed a swathe of new data reflecting its most-watched shows using a new metric of total hours viewed. As a result, there is more likely to be viewing of new series happening outside of the 28-day period covered by Netflix's metrics, than of viewing of returning series. - tbivision.com

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Saturday 20 November 2021, AM

Paul Dacre pulls out of running to be next Ofcom chair

Paul Dacre has pulled out of the running to be the next chair of the media regulator, Ofcom, after concerns were raised about the transparency of the recruitment process. Following the suspicion that senior politicians had interfered in an attempt to install Dacre despite his apparent unsuitability for the role, Boris Johnson was urged to rule him out of the running. - www.theguardian.com

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Friday 19 November 2021, PM

19/11/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello after cop26 the future appears, bleak for beef producers, but a recent the Radio 4 The Food programme looks at how meat and dairy can play a positive role for the future of people and the planet some listeners however reacted negatively presented a very biased …

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Friday 19 November 2021, AM

Radio Academy 30 Under 30 2021

This podcast will talk about the real world Radio Academy 30 under 30 2020 11 speak to the charity judges and Sam Bailey from the Radio Academy first and then we'll hear from some of the 30 sells Scarlett O'Malley knelt, Hilton rozena, Bernard and Katie Johnston all on the west of the bionic studio…

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Wednesday 17 November 2021, PM

The Ethics of Reporting Terrorism

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hi, I'm Katie razzall, and this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello Sundays attacking liverpool-leeds our conversation today, how do you report responsibly on that kind of incident? When is the right moment to use the word terrorism and is the doorstep morally w…

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Tuesday 16 November 2021, AM

Brighton beach and pier feature in new Freesat TV advert

New Freesat advert filmed on Brighton Palace Pier using CGI crabs. The 30-second video shows attractions on Brighton Palace Pier including the carousel, helter skelter and a number of rides and rollercoasters. - www.theargus.co.uk

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Friday 12 November 2021, PM

12/11/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello has cop26 comes to a climax in Glasgow this weekend should the copper be in campaigning mode is the BBC able to wake up it's listeners as the platitudes and green Washington politicians and corporations become ever more remote from the refutable energy reality …

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Friday 12 November 2021, AM

Dacre s OFCOM, ITV s bounceback BBC vs Stonewall

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 welcome to media podcast find Matt Deegan what's on the programme ITV bounce back with revenues up o…

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Thursday 11 November 2021, PM

Paul Rowley on leaving the BBC after five decades in radio

The radiator day program with broadcast bionics discover the world leading brands at radio this time are the radio Today programme we have a very special guest now. If you've been on BBC local radio or listen to it for the last three decades you recognise this guy's name and his voice as well befor…

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Wednesday 10 November 2021, PM

How 'British' is British TV?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, this is the media show from BBC Radio 4 hello and well this week. We're going to talk about British TV and britishness as you may well know this is boom time for TV production in the UK not least because of Netflix and Amazon but as the arrival streaming Giant…

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Friday 05 November 2021, PM

05/11/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, what makes the BBC Special in the view of this listener, it's the willingness to bite the hand that feeds it which is what the BBC podcast Nolan investigates has just done a price for this much-needed investigation in their name which is absolutely record with…

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Friday 05 November 2021, AM

Sophie K: breaking the mould

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Sophie K: breaking the mould

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Thursday 04 November 2021, PM

Radio Festival 2021

The radiator day programme with broadcast bionics creators of The Bionic studio the smarter way to make radio this is a special radio Today programme and this week about the radio festival 2021 last year was all done online for a person to guess this year and I'm here with the cherries. How to make…

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Thursday 04 November 2021, AM

Who's been listening?

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts from BBC Radio 4 hello there be crossed fingers in the media world after a long 18 months we finally found out who is listening to what on the radio. So what did we learn from the first audience data the pandemic began with many of us working from home have breakfast…

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Wednesday 03 November 2021, AM

BBC, C4, ITV Sky commit to COP26 climate content pledge – TBI Vision

A total of 12 broadcasters and streamers have signed up to The Climate Change Content Pledge, in which they commit to using their content to educate audiences about the need to tackle climate change, as well as inspire and inform sustainable choices. Together, these companies represent more than 70 of time spent by UK audiences watching TV and film, and also include BBC Studios, Britbox International, Channel 5/ViacomCBS, Discovery UK Eire, RT, S4C and UKTV. In a panel being held at BBC Scotland HQ later this morning, BBC director general Tim Davie, Channel 4 CEO Alex Mahon, ITV CEO Carolyn McCall, STV CEO Simon Pitts and Sky UK Europe CEO Stephen van Rooyen are expected to tell industry executives that content must reflect the realities of climate change to remain relevant and to continue to appeal to audiences. - tbivision.com

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Friday 29 October 2021, PM

29/10/2021

BBC sounds music Radio podcasts hello, have you seen this winter least does the BBC's health editor have the answers or is it just as confused as the rest of us. Yes we are scratching my head sometimes. It's a difficult that's an understatement feedback this week. I'll be talking to Hugh pym. The B…

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Friday 29 October 2021, AM

DTG releases latest D-Book updates

The DTG has released D-Book 12.6 - the latest update to the universally-deployed standard in UK Digital Television. Building on its effort to continually evolve and deploy universal standards, DTG Testing has developed a DVB-I test suite that will provide a robust interoperability test regime and metadata, to support the future of TV and transition to IP in the UK. Each iteration of the D-Book standard and DTG Testing test regime ensures a level of reliability and quality of experience unmatched by any other horizontal TV platform in the world. - dtg.org.uk

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DTG's D-Book makes HbbTV mandatory for first time – Digital TV Europe

The Digital Television Group has released D-Book 12.6 - the latest update that sets out the technical interoperability requirements for digital terrestrial and hybrid delivery television in the UK, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV. The latest edition of the D-Book mandates support for the HbbTV hybrid broadcast-broadband standard for the first time. D-Book 9 introduced the optional support of HbbTV, but the ongoing transition from the older UK-centric MHEG standard means that the latter now becomes optional, while HbbTV is mandatory. - www.digitaltveurope.com

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Thursday 28 October 2021, AM

Times Radio, Greatest Hits more in ratings shock - the RAJARs are in!

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Times Radio, Greatest Hits more in ratings shock - the RAJARs are in!

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 welcome to the media podcast on the Saturday it's a range of special know might come back and I…

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