Here’s our weekly pick of TV shows, radio programmes, podcasts and articles to download, stream, save and print for your travels in the coming week.
As these are picked primarily from UK sources, many programmes will not be available for download or streaming from outside the UK. All should be available for the next 30 days from the date of broadcast. Some press articles may require a registration/subscription.
This year is proving to herald a significant shake-up in the American media market following reports that the Murdochs may be selling 21st Century Fox with Comcast, Disney and Verizon cited as potential suitors. In new media, a number of digital media businesses are putting themselves up for sale.
The Murdoch’s insist that one media platform that is not for sale is Fox News, Donald Trump’s preferred source of morning news. Newsweek looks at the phenomenal media machine.
One news network that is firmly out of favour with President Trump is of course CNN. Its opinion series Free Press features contributions from Cristiane Amanpour and Emily Bell on the importance of a free press. The series will run until 1 December 2017.
It was announced this week that Radhika Jones would succeed Graydon Carter as editor of Vanity Fair amidst talk of significant cuts at its parent Conde Nast. Tina Brown, editor of the magazine between 1983 and 1992, published “The Vanity Fair Diaries” this week. Tina, one of many Brits to break the New York media market, speaks to Time magazine. Tina’s legacy is considere by The New Yorker.
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