June 2019 Articles

Independent and Evening Standard could face probe over Saudi stakes
Independent and Evening Standard could face probe over Saudi stakes
The Independent and the Evening Standard could face an inquiry over public interest concerns after a mysterious Saudi investor took [...]
June 13, 2019
Podcast listeners outspend their peers, report finds
Podcast listeners outspend their peers, report finds
Podcast listeners outspend their peers by as much as 179 per cent, a new study has revealed, in a sign [...]
June 13, 2019
Sky to double investment after Chernobyl success
Sky to double investment after Chernobyl success
Sky has unveiled plans to double its investment in original programming as it looks to build on the success of [...]
June 12, 2019
Publishing platform Minute Media raises $40m in funding round
Publishing platform Minute Media raises $40m in funding round
Digital publishing platform Minute Media has raised $40m (£31m) in a funding round as it looks to ramp up its [...]
June 12, 2019
Channel 4 grows revenue as it doubles down on digital
Channel 4 grows revenue as it doubles down on digital
Channel 4 has posted a modest rise in revenue for the year as it looks to shift its focus to [...]
June 11, 2019
BBC to scrap free TV licence for millions of over-75s
BBC to scrap free TV licence for millions of over-75s
The BBC has announced it will scrap its blanket free TV licence scheme for over-75s and introduce a new, means-tested [...]
June 10, 2019
Advertisers slam government over junk food ad ban proposals
Advertisers slam government over junk food ad ban proposals
Advertisers have launched a scathing attack on the government’s plans to ramp up restrictions on junk food advertising, describing them [...]
June 9, 2019
BT in talks with ITV over Britbox investment
BT in talks with ITV over Britbox investment
BT is reportedly in discussions over a potential multi-million-pound investment in Britbox, the joint streaming service by ITV and the [...]
June 9, 2019
Entertainment One shares jump as it denies reports of senior executive exit
Entertainment One shares jump as it denies reports of senior executive exit
Shares in Entertainment One jumped as much as 15 per cent this morning after it rebuffed reports that boss Mark [...]
June 6, 2019
Video streaming to fuel £10bn growth in UK media sector by 2023
Video streaming to fuel £10bn growth in UK media sector by 2023
The surging demand for video streaming services will drive a £10bn growth in the UK’s entertainment and media sector over [...]
June 6, 2019
Global signs Love Island podcast deal with ITV
Media giant Global has secured a two-year deal to host ITV podcasts on its Global Player app and promote them [...]
June 4, 2019
Shares in car manual publisher Haynes soar as it eyes sharp profit growth
Shares in car manual publisher Haynes soar as it eyes sharp profit growth
Shares in Haynes Publishing Group jumped as much as 11 per cent this morning after it forecast a sharp rise [...]
June 4, 2019
Crackdown on junk food adverts ‘will damage’ broadcasters and advertisers
Crackdown on junk food adverts ‘will damage’ broadcasters and advertisers
The government’s plan to crack down on junk food TV advertising is an “irrelevant symbolic gesture” that will damage business [...]
June 3, 2019
John Myers: a radio giant
John Myers: a radio giant
When I heard that John Myers had died unexpectedly, I felt more than the usual range of regretful emotions. It’s [...]
June 3, 2019