The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

Britbox expansion, podcast moves & disability and inclusion passports

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Episode notes

Britbox announces international expansion. Matt Deegan is joined by media commentator Kate Bulkley to unpack the latest in streamer news, including whether the great disruptor Netflix will survive disruption.


Radiotopia's Julie Shapiro is hired by UK-based audio production company Novel. Podcaster and audio critic Caroline Crampton unpacks what this move signifies for the sector.


Plus, ITV Creative Diversity Partner Sam Tatlow and Channel 4 Inclusion and Diversity Manager Kirsty Walker explain the disability and inclusion passport scheme rolling out across the UK broadcasting industry.


And in the Media Quiz we explore the ambitious deals being struck, from podcasting adaptions to NAPSTER's latest come-back.


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


*Get more from Sam Tatlow and Kirsty Walker on the passport scheme roll-out over on our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/mediapod

Read about the passports here: https://www.channel4.com/press/news/broadcasters-unite-create-passports-support-inclusion

And if you're interested in creating something similar at your workplace, reach out to Kirsty Walker or Sam Tatlow on LinkedIn.

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