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The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

A Business, Business News and News podcast featuring Olly Mann
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Your essential guide to TV, radio and the press, presented by Olly Mann. New episodes fortnightly.


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#118 - Pop goes the controller; Prioritising PSBs; Channel 5 profits; Influencers held to account - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann
Olly Mann is joined by managing director of Gold Wala, Faraz Osman and founder of the Don’t Skip podcast network Christina MooreThe BBC goes pop with a brand new controller, the tabloids are rocked by a big legal settlement, and there’s more drama with the tax status of on-air talent.Plus why you might be a celebrity without even knowing it (it’s all to do with your follower count) and can Channel 5 make money by going highbrow?And in the Media Podcast Quiz, dead formats get the kiss of life as we play In With The Old.We’ll be back in August with a special podcast from the Edinburgh TV Festival.The Media Podcast is a PPM Production. Produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit
#117 - Facebook’s currency; Kyle’s lie detector; ITV’s gender balance; Eastenders’ ratings
Media insight and analysis with Olly Mann and guests Iain Dale (LBC), Karin Robinson (senior analyst at Edelman and host of the podcast “Primarily: 2020”) and Boyd Hilton (entertainment director at Heat magazine and host of PilotTV Podcast).On this week’s show: Can Facebook’s new currency save its relationship with media companies? How rewriting the gender balance in ITV comedy writing and why the televised lie detector has been permanently unplugged. Plus news of another delay to the government’s ‘porn block’ legislation and there’s precinct predictions in the Media Podcast quiz.The Media Podcast with Olly Mann is a PPM Production, produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
Media Business Podcast #6: Commissioner Index Breakfast Panel - Let’s Talk Drama
In this bonus episode of The Media Business Podcast we join Managing Editor of Broadcast’s Commissioner Index, Alexandra Zeevalkink, as she welcomes a panel of drama commissioners to the podcast.Listen in to discover the pitch preferences and individual programming strategies of Lee Mason (Channel 4), Huw Kennair-Jones (ITV) and Philippa Collie Cousins (UKTV).If you’re looking to get your drama show made by a broadcaster, then this podcast is for you!A PPM Production for Media Business Insight. For information regarding your data privacy, visit
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Jul 15th, 2014
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Jul 12th, 2019
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