Episode 128 – Victoria Derbyshire’s Demotion; NBC News’ Global Ambitions; Tony Hall’s Successor

Olly Mann is joined by podcaster and deputy editor of Pilot TV magazine, Boyd Hilton and the founder of Wakey Wakey TV, Deborah Coughlin.

This week’s top questions: Who’s in the frame to succeed Tony Hall as director general at the BBC? Who will step into Sandi Toksvig’s shoes on Bake Off; Will NBC’s new global TV news network threaten the dominance of rivals CNN and BBC World News? Should shorthand still be a required skill for journalists? And why is Victoria Derbyshire leaving our daytime screens?

Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, AI-generated poetry from the latest virtual influencer.

A PPM / Rethink Audio Production, produced by Peter Price and Matt Hill.

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