The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

New PM, new media policy? Plus BBC's news consolidation & inaugural Audio Lab podcasts

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Episode notes

A special LIVE edition recorded from the rooftop of The Broadcaster at the Television Centre. Matt is joined by UK Press Gazette Editor Charlotte Tobitt to explore what Boris Johnson's exit means for the Government's media agenda - has Channel 4 been reprieved?

The BBC sets out plans for a consolidated TV news channel launching in 2023, seventy UK jobs are on the line. Radio expert and technologist Ann Charles is on hand to assess the BBC's new news offering.

Plus, we hear all about the BBC’s Audio Lab creator programme. Commissioning Producer Leanne Alie and Creator Adam Zmith share the exciting new podcasts coming to BBC Sounds this Summer.

And in the Media Quiz, will our grand prize match Gary Lineker’s salary?

A Rethink Audio Production, produced by Phoebe Adler Ryan, with support from Matt Hill.

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