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The Media Podcast

 Saturday, 15th October, 2016

How The New European was launched, BBC Studio cuts

Media news and analysis with guests working in the industry. Olly Mann is joined by Matt Kelly (The New European) and Professor Lis Howell (City University London) to discuss the week’s top stories.

BBC Studios have announced 15% cuts to its workforce ahead of entering the commercial sector next year – will the move lead to further demoralisation, or a creative revival?

The panel also get to grips with the new Radio Academy awards, Jon Holmes’ noisy departure from the Now Show and wave farewell to the ‘Fake Sheikh’. Plus, there’s a media quiz. Of course.

Listen to the latest Media Podcast, recorded at The Hospital Club, here.