#17 - Dapper Laughs, Fake Sheik, Julia Davis at Breakfast - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

Olly Mann presents media industry analysis and gossip with City University journalism lecturer Lis Howell and director of the Edinburgh TV Festival, Lisa Campbell.

On the show this week: The lads’ lad Dapper Laughs lands himself in trouble - but was he just a victim of trial by Twitter?

The investigative journalist known as the Fake Sheik is unveiled by Panorama - but as politicians debate charter renewal once more, what future for the world’s longest-running current affairs show inside a privatised BBC?

Three big beasts of the local newspaper industry combine forces to sell advertising - could this be the saviour of local journalism?

Plus news of a new sitcom from Julia Davis and, in the Media Podcast quiz, what’s happened to the Sony Awards? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy