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Reporting the case of the Russian spy

Topical programme about the fast-changing media world. How journalists approach a high profile story when few facts are known.

A former Russian double agent and his daughter were found unconscious in the centre of Salisbury; how should journalists approach a high profile story when few facts are known? Also, Sir Martin Sorrell makes his predictions for the media industry.

Amol Rajan is joined by John Micklethwait, Bloomberg News editor-in-chief, Dorothy Byrne, Channel 4 Head of News and Current Affairs, Heidi Blake, BuzzFeed News Investigations Editor and Lindsey Clay, ThinkBox CEO

Presenter: Amol Rajan
Producer: Richard Hooper.

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A celebration of Steve Hewlett, presenter of The Media Show

A celebration of Steve Hewlett, presenter of The Media Show

Andrea Catherwood presents a celebration of the journalism of Steve Hewlett.

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