#19 - Sony’s PR Disaster, Serial breaks records - The Media Podcast with Olly Mann

Dec 19, 2014, 12:52 PM

Sony are feeling the heat from Hollywood over its hacking strategy: after cancelling the launch of The Interview and lambasting the media for writing stories on released emails, there’s a backlash from audiences, talent and the press. Powerscourt PR consultant James Robinson tells us what they should have done.

Also on the programme: Serial comes to an end with record-breaking podcast downloads, Channel 4 News almost scuppers an expensive trial, but will it make police-journalist relations even more frosty?

Plus, changes afoot at the top of the Guardian, OFCOM and Classic FM - media writer Maggie Brown profiles the candidates.