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The Media Show
The Media Show
BBC Radio 4

Social media, anti-social media, breaking news, faking news: this is the programme about a revolution in media.

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How to cover a general election

In the aftermath of the Labour landslide Roger Mosey, former Editorial Directior of BBC News, accuses broadcasters of spending too... more

10 Jul 2024 · 57 minutes
Reporting Biden's health

In the aftermath of his halting debate performance, the editorial boards of some of the major US newspapers have called... more

03 Jul 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Julian Assange: journalist or activist?

On the day Julian Assange is freed, we explore the story of WikiLeaks' unprecedented data releases, how he and the... more

26 Jun 2024 · 57 minutes
Political podcasts - who's listening?

What's behind the glut of politics podcasts? Hardly a month goes by without a new title being launched, competing with... more

19 Jun 2024 · 57 minutes
The PM and D-Day: how the row unfolded

We explore how political scandals unfold across the media and the art of the 'get to know' interview with two... more

12 Jun 2024 · 56 minutes
Papers, politics, power

How do we gauge the power of newspapers in this election? Will press endorsements from the mainstream media prove decisive,... more

05 Jun 2024 · 58 minutes
Is this the TikTok election?

A week into the election, we explore party control of the media message and the gaffes that happen when things... more

29 May 2024 · 57 minutes
Newsnight: end of an era

At the end of this week Newsnight as we know it comes to an end. From Tuesday, its format will... more

22 May 2024 · 53 minutes
Baby Reindeer: truth or fiction?

Katie and Ros go inside the controversy about Netflix drama Baby Reindeer which has raised questions about the impact drama... more

15 May 2024 · 57 minutes
Inside the US campus protests

US university campuses have been the scene of pro-Palestinian demonstrations over the last month. We assess the challenges of reporting... more

08 May 2024 · 57 minutes
The Media Show
How to cover a general election
The Media Show