OXFORD MEDIA SOCIETY
Nearly reached the halfway point! To celebrate, get a cup of tea and settle down to browse through our 4th week edition of ‘Committee Recommends’, which ranges from the Golden Globes to Jackie Weaker (who has the authority).
What was going on in the Maga bunker during Trump’s final days in the White House? Who was advising him? And where was Melania? Josh Glancy, who spoke at the Media Society last week, speaks to the aides and allies who were there when things spun out of control.
Michaela Coel’s ground-breaking show didn’t receive any recognition at this year’s Golden Globes, while subpar shows such as Emily In Paris and Ratched received nominations. Two questions: a) what on earth were they thinking and b) how are we supposed to take the Golden Globes seriously?
Few places have seen such turbocharged luxury development as Nine Elms on the London riverside. So why are prices tumbling, investors melting away and promises turning to dust?
IN THE NEWS
The classic trope of establishment back-slapping nepotism has reached a new level of absurdity in this tale of a Lord playing both sides of a (very) big money deal between a property company and China.
Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has unveiled its bet on the future of British news television with the soft launch of streaming services that will aim to bring the boisterous spirit of its media brands to the small screen.
No explanation needed.
Chinese companies lead the way in super-apps but where is the next one coming from?
Here’s a quick need-to-know guide to the week’s news, facts and updates on key issues faced by refugees in just some of the countries in which we work – and there’s lots more where that came from on the account.
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