Episode 108 – Social media stars under the influence; DJs on shuffle as Ball, Cox, Mayo, Evans and Whiley launch new shows; Buzzfeed cuts; Guardian film heads to the Oscars.

Fortnightly news, gossip and analysis from across the media industries with Olly Mann and guests Leon Wilson (Managing Director, Talkback Thames) and Iain Dale (Presenter, LBC). On this show: Buzzfeed UK announces staff cuts after losing its UK editor. All change at breakfast time as Zoe Ball takes over Radio 2 and Chris Evans returns to Virgin. Bauer launches a new classical music station as the home of its new signing Simon Mayo. Plus; an Oscar nomination for a film from the Guardian and social media stars receive a notification about product placement. All that, and the Media Podcast Quiz, in this week’s edition of The Media Podcast. Presented by Olly Mann and produced by Rebecca Grisedale-Sherry. A PPM Production. Please consider taking out a voluntary subscription to help fund and support the show.]]>

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