The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

‘Death knocks’ in 2023, Bob ‘Icebreaker’ Iger & newsrooms get scruffier

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Episode notes

Ofcom assesses complaints against the press in the case of Nicola Bulley - Jamie East, creator of The Smart 7 news podcast, unpacks how this story descended into true crime fervour.

Is China’s relationship with Disney warming up? Globe-trotter Paul Robinson (& TV & Radio consultant) brings us the latest schmoozing and gossip from Hollywood.

Also in the programme, Zuck also wants us to buy blue ticks on Facebook and Insta - but what's their real value?

AND our ex-film critic & tv exec battle it out in a tv-deal media quiz!

Plus: A new era of newsroom fashion. Could a relaxed dress-code improve the BBC's new news offering?

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

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