Oliver Louis "Olly" Mann is a writer, presenter and gadget correspondent. He is best known as the presenter of the weekend evening show on LBC and he presents the award-winning podcast Answer Me This!.
Jim Waterson (media editor, the Guardian), Rebecca Messina (digital editor, Immediate Media) and Matt Deegan (creative director, Folder Media) join Olly Mann to reflect on the media’s response to the global Coronavirus pandemic.Including details of how broadcasters are changing their output to meet new demand; how the government’s relationship with the media has changed since the outbreak; how news of the pandemic reached Germany’s Big Brother house and the precariousness of being a freelancer in uncertain times.Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, top tips for effectively working from home courtesy of the world’s most celebrated writers.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Could rustling leaves power the homes of the future? Why isn’t legal cannabis catching on in Canada? And will British skies soon fill with messages? Olly Mann, Holden Frith, Hollie Clemence and Joe Evans reveal all.
Let's skedaddle back to 2013 with retro AMT257, featuring questions about Google Doodles, child actors, polling stations and a magpie attacking your ratatouille. This episode originally appeared at on 16 May 2013. There'll be an all-new episode of AMT on the first Thursday of the month. Send us questions to answer: email written words or voice memos to . For more AMT, episodes 1-200 and our best ofs and special albums are available from . Tweet us http://twitter.com/helenandolly Facebook http://facebook.com/answermethis Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Hear Helen Zaltzman's podcasts The Allusionist at and Veronica Mars Investigations at , Olly Mann's The Modern Mann at and his many other podcasts at , and Martin Austwick's Song By Song at . This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Want to build a website? Go to , and get a 10% discount on your first purchase of a website or domain with the code 'answer'.