The battle for teatime
Topical programme about the fast-changing media world. Sky News have hired Mark Austin to present a new 5pm show.
Mark Austin, the former ITN journalist, discusses his new role as anchor of The News Hour, Sky News' attempt to win the battle for teatime news audiences. Also in the show, a new university degree that teaches students both journalism and public relations, and the BBC has hinted that free TV licences for the over 75s may end. Andrea Catherwood is joined by Mark Austin, Keren Haynes, co-founder of Shout Communications, Sara Eyre, lecturer Salford University, Jane Martinson, journalist, and the MPs John Whittingdale and Ian Lucas.