#128 - Victoria Derbyshire’s Demotion; NBC News’ Global Ambitions; Tony Hall’s Successor

Olly Mann is joined by podcaster and deputy editor of Pilot TV magazineBoyd Hilton and the founder of Wakey Wakey TVDeborah Coughlin.

This week’s top questions: Who’s in the frame to succeed Tony Hall as director general at the BBC? Who will step into Sandi Toksvig’s shoes on Bake Off; Will NBC’s new global TV news network threaten the dominance of rivals CNN and BBC World News? Should shorthand still be a required skill for journalists? And why is Victoria Derbyshire leaving our daytime screens?

Plus, in the Media Podcast Quiz, AI-generated poetry from the latest virtual influencer.

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