The Media Podcast with Matt Deegan

BBC Radio Fire Sale, Ai PUB(lisher) Crawl and Spotify Audiobooks

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Sony Music’s podcast division is actively divesting itself of the majority of its BBC shows. Media news and analysis with host Matt Deegan and guests, Gold Wala founder Faraz Osman, Chloe Straw from trade body Audio UK and City University and Spiritland’s Brett Spencer.

Also on the programme: can publishers block the advance of AI? Our panel discusses how to stop the web crawlers out to grab your IP, and BBC Studios new acquisition of someone who knows about acquisitions.

All that, plus in the media quiz, we play Friend Or Foe? A Rethink Audio production, produced by Ollie Peart with support from Matt Hill

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