The Media Podcast #4 - hacking trial verdicts, Rising Star US
The first wave of hacking prosecutions draw to a close, with former News of the World editor Andy Coulson found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones - whilst Rebecca Brooks is cleared of all charges. What is does the future hold for Rupert Murdoch’s favourite editor?
There’s talk on the three Al-Jazeera journalists sentenced to lengthy jail terms in Egypt and jihadist group Isis’s use of social networking.
TV talent show Rising Star launches in the US to lacklustre reviews - what can ITV and Channel 4 learn from the first show?
Plus, Lenny Henry finds little to applaud in the BBC’s new diversity campaign and Channel 4’s Jay Hunt urges women to stay in the industry - leading to some practical advice from Lis and Matt.
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