Journalism Matters

Dominic Ponsford

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A fortnightly podcast from Press Gazette in which leading journalists and figures from UK journalism provide an insider take on the industry.

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The New European editor and Archant chief content officer Matt Kelly

1:00:55 | Jul 17th, 2018

The New European editor Matt Kelly, also Archant's chief content officer, talks to Press Gazette's Journalism Matters podcast about Brexit, "BBC bias", Alastair Campbell, Paul Dacre, Piers Morgan, his time on the Daily Mirror and how if TNE ever got ...Show More

Huffpost UK editor-in-chief Polly Curtis

41:23 | Jun 29th, 2018

Huffpost UK editor-in-chief Polly Curtis talks to Press Gazette on 28 June 2018

Interview with British Journalism Awards 2017 Young Journalist of the Year Gareth Browne

41:42 | Feb 9th, 2018

Interview with British Journalism Awards 2017 Young Journalist of the Year Gareth Browne

Former Sky News anchor Jeremy Thompson meets Dominic Ponsford

44:15 | Nov 24th, 2017

Former Sky News anchor Jeremy Thompson talks to Dominic Ponsford about risking his life as a war reporter, fake news and other threats to journalism

Google director of News Partnerships Madhav Chinnappa

44:55 | Sep 12th, 2017

Google director of News Partnerships Madhav Chinnappa talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford. He defends Google against complaints it is sucking advertising revenue out of the UK killing off newspapers and explains why he thinks the US giant ...Show More

Hello! editor Rosie Nixon

35:39 | Aug 11th, 2017

Press Gazette news editor Freddy Mayhew talks to editor of Hello! Rosie Nixon

Stephen Glover

41:22 | Jun 29th, 2017

Daily Mail columnist and founder of The Indendent Stephen Glover talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford about his first novel: Splash!

Alastair Morgan talks to Dominic Ponsford

37:05 | May 16th, 2017

Thirty years ago Alastair's brother Daniel was murdered in a pub car park in south London. He talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford about what has become the most investigated, and yet unsolved, murder in British criminal history. And he exp...Show More

Zaheena Rasheed - editor of the Maldives Independent

26:26 | Apr 28th, 2017

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford hears about the darker side of holiday paradise The Maldives which has a poor record for press freedom

Rachel Oldroyd - editor of the Bureau of Investigation

42:53 | Mar 17th, 2017

Press Gazette news editor Freddy Mayhew meets Rachel Oldroyd of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

Dominic Ponsford meets Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brule (with editor Andrew Tuck)

26:29 | Mar 3rd, 2017

As Monocle celebrates its tenth birthday, editor and founder Tyler Brule speaks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford (speaking at the tenth anniversary conference in London).

Doyen of the media writers Roy Greenslade

37:31 | Jan 27th, 2017

The Guardian's Roy Greenslade steps down after ten years writing a daily blog about journalism. He lifts the lid on 25 years writing about the media in the national press. Interviewed by Dominic Ponsford.

Drew Cullen - editor-in-chief of The Register

31:36 | Jan 19th, 2017

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford talks to Drew Cullen joint owner and founder of The Register and also editor-in-chief of the irreverent technology news website

Dominic Ponsford interviews John McEntee

47:11 | Dec 21st, 2016

Veteran Daily Mail diary writer speaks to Press Gazette over a coffee at Derry Street. He admits to: making up a fake contributor in order to defraud The Times, pretending to be disabled to secure a private audience with the Pope and breaking a confi...Show More

New York Times managing editor John Kahn

39:03 | Oct 27th, 2016

The New York Times journalist talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford about his title's plans to expand into the UK and beyond.

Computer Weekly editor Bryan Glick

30:23 | Oct 4th, 2016

The Computer Weekly editor talks to Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford about how the title has survived - and thrived - for 50 years.

Local press journalist who was bugged, arrested and spied on by police for doing her job - Sally Murrer

25:06 | Jul 29th, 2016

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford interviews local press journalist Sally Murrer. In 2007 she was at the centre of a notorious case involving police surveillance. She said she has still not recovered from what Thames Valley Police did to her and ...Show More

Was it the pro-Brexit press 'wot won it'? The Sun's Trevor Kavanagh and Hacked Off's Evan Harris

26:20 | Jul 8th, 2016

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford discusses the extent to which pro-Brexit press coverage influenced the EU referendum result.

Chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses

37:08 | Jun 17th, 2016

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford interviews chairman of press regulator the Independent Press Standards Organisation Sir Alan Moses.

News editor of SBTV News and 'millennial' Ash Houghton

27:02 | Jun 3rd, 2016

Ash Houghton talks to Dominic Ponsford about how he went from leaving school at 15 to work on building sites, to his role as news editor of youth media brand SBTV News. He also offers some insight on how journalists can connect better with 'millenial...Show More

'Dull it isn't' - Duncan Campbell on crime reporting

31:43 | May 15th, 2016

Former Guardian crime correspondent Duncan Campbell talks about what makes a good crime reporter, who his favourites are and how to deal with death threats (tape them!). He is the author of: 'We'll All Be Murdered in Our Beds! The Shocking History of...Show More

London Evening Standard editor Sarah Sands

26:12 | Apr 28th, 2016

Press Gazette's John Reynolds interviews the editor of London's free daily newspaper.

Robert Verkaik - The journalist who met Jihadi John

28:47 | Apr 14th, 2016

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford interviews freelance security journalist Robert Verkaik, the only reporter who met Mohammed Emwazi (who would become known as Jiihadi John).

Episode 2: Empire editor Terri White

26:01 | Apr 1st, 2016

Editor of the UK's best-selling film magazine Empire, Terri White, talks journalism, magazines and why seeing a happy reader is better for her than taking a ride on the Millennium Falcon.

Press Gazette Journalism Matters Podcast episode one

30:05 | Mar 21st, 2016

Press Gazette editor Dominic Ponsford discusses the future of the UK Freedom of Information Act with Heather Brooke, Jonathan Isaby and Rob Evans at City University in London

Journalism Matters - podcast trailer

10:50 | Mar 2nd, 2016

This is a trailer for the Press Gazette Journalism Matters podcast