Adrian Goldberg's Talk Show
Adrian Goldberg's Talk Show
Oct 15, 2020 29 min
FOOTBALL AT A CROSSROADS
Some of English football's traditional clubs face extinction in a crisis provoked by Coronavirus - although poor management, overspending and weak governance of their sport have already made them vulnerable. In this episode Adrian Goldberg hears from Port Vale owner Carol Shanahan, author John Nicholson, Sunderland co-owner Charlie Methven and Damian Collins MP about how the game can be saved. There's also a great insight into the extradition hearing of Julian Assange with Byline Times reporter James Doleman. Don't forget to subscribe to Byline Times! Produced and presented by Adrian Goldberg.
Oct 07, 2020 22 min
"UNKNOWN SOLDIER": DAVID TOVEY
Artist David Tovey talk about Unknown Soldier, his latest performance piece being screened on 10 October 2020 for World Homeless Day. Find out more on David's Twitter stream @DavidTovey1975 or @One Festival of HA.
Oct 05, 2020 24 min
"TRUMP CAN'T SILENCE ME" - ANTONY BAXTER
Scottish film maker Antony Baxter tells the story of his documentary "You've Been Trumped Too" which is finally getting a proper US and UK release after previously being pulled from cinemas and digital distribution networks.
Oct 01, 2020 42 min
CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL: "SCAMDEMICS" AND ACADEMICS
In this Coronavirus Special, Byline Times editor Hardeep Matharu looks at what's driving the so-called "Scamdemic" movement which claims that Coronavirus is either a hoax, or has been engineered by governments in order to subdue the population. We also hear from Dr Nafeez Ahmed who has been exploring the links between a group of scientists pushing a "herd immunity" agenda and a PR agency that won substantial government contracts. Produced and presented by Adrian Goldberg.
Sep 17, 2020 30 min
PPE PROCUREMENT SCANDAL
Byline Times podcast editor Adrian Goldberg meets Sam Bright who has uncovered a PPE Procurement scandal, which has seen contracts worth millions of pounds to companies with no apparent record in providing protecting clothing. Adrian also meets people in Birmingham which is in Coronavirus lockdown. Can the people there be expected to obey all the rules, when the government has admitted that it's willing to break the law over its EU Brexit deal. Don't forget to subscribe to the Byline Times. More details at Bylinetimes.com Produced and Presented by Adrian Goldberg.
Aug 20, 2020 29 min
OUR LIVES MATTER
After the death of George Floyd in the United States, the Black Lives Matter movement became a global phenomenon - and Byline Times editor Hardeep Matharu responded by commissioning a new strand called Our Lives Matter, which gives a platform in the newspaper and on the website to writers of colour. In this episode of the podcast, Hardeep discusses the need for diversity in the media with Prithvi Khilosia, one of the writers who has featured in the series. Prithvi describes the challenges faced by the children of migrants from South Asia, when they think of a career in the creative arts or journalism. You can follow Hardeep on Twiiter @Hardeep_Matharu; Pruthvi is @khilosiapruthvia Produced and presented by Adrian Goldberg (@goldbergradio)
Aug 06, 2020 17 min
"I WORKED WITH THE BLETCHLEY PARK CODEBREAKERS": BETTY WEBB
To mark the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, Adrian Goldberg meets Betty Webb, who worked with the code breakers of Bletchley Park during World War 2. Betty went on to assist with similar code breaking at the Pentagon in Washington DC, where she was stationed when the conflict ended.
Aug 06, 2020 30 min
BREXIT, BRITISHNESS, AND EMPIRE
This week the Byline Times podcast discusses Brexit, Britishness and Empire. Hardeep Mathuru, editor of the Byline Times website and newspaper reflects on the connection her parents felt with Empire despite growing up in parts of the world where they were considered "subjects" rather than citizens. She explains why this led to them voting for Brexit. Meanwhile Mike Buckley hears from Northern Ireland where Brexit poses special problems for the only part of the UK with a direct border with the EU; and where questions of identity have once again become problematic. Produced and presented by Adrian Goldberg.
Jul 02, 2020 33 min
GOLDBERG INVESTIGATES: CELTIC BOYS CLUB SCANDAL
What was the link between Glasgow Celtic FC and Celtic Boys Club, where young boys were horrifically abused for more than three decades? Should Scotland's nine-in-a-row champions accept greater responsibility for the fate of victims and survivors? Gordon Woods and Michelle Grey think so - Gordon says he was abused by the notorious paedophile Jim Torbett, while the evidence of Michelle's brother Andrew helped bring Torbett to justice. Celtic FC says the boys' club was "a separate entity" - a claim that will be shortly tested in a civil case in Glasgow.
Jun 24, 2020 20 min
GOLDBERG INVESTIGATES: HSBC BOUNCEBACK LOANS Pt 2
The HSBC Bounceback Loans Scandal continues. Adrian talks to Magdalena and Phillip who fear for the future of their businesses because they can't get access to government backed finance through HSBC. Produced and Presented by Adrian Goldberg for Kick In The Grass.