The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

BBC World Service cutbacks, the new Times boss & a royal censorship controversy. Plus Ian Rumsey on true crime

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Episode notes

Jake Kanter is joined by Jim Waterson (The Guardian), Janine Gibson (FT) and Steven D Wright (Producer) to examine what the BBC world service cutbacks signify for the institution's global cultural power.

The quartet also discuss the shifting editorial landscape with Tony Gallagher taking the reign at the Times.

Plus, Jim Waterson unpacks his investigations into royal censorship of the Queen's funeral footage - how did UK broadcasters end up in such a tight corner?

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Also on the programme: a throwback to this year's Edinburgh TV Festival when Matt Deegan spoke to ITN MD Ian Rumsey about the companies ventures into true crime.

And in the media quiz, we're celebrating International Podcast Day discussing exciting new pods announced just this week.

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

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