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TV exports to China; macho news desks; Gary Barlow on Radio 2; UGC local paper

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 December 2013

As David Cameron concludes a trip to China in which the country's love of Downton Abbey has become clear, we discuss the opportunities for exporting British TV programmes.

Eleanor Mills, editorial director of The Sunday Times, and new Chair of Women in Journalism, on the action that's needed to tackle what she believes is a macho culture on the news desks of some national newspapers.

Why the commercial radio sector will be listening carefully to BBC Radio 2 next week as it features Gary Barlow during the day, before a concert in the evening.

And the first edition of a newspaper designed to be largely made up of user-generated content has been published by Johnston Press. We discuss whether making groups and schools content producers will kill local Lincolnshire journalism.

Producer: Katy Takatsuki.


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