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Jun 3, 2016

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - June 3, 2016: Today's Media Stories From the Papers

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BBC is ‘worst employer of all time’, says Radio 2’s Paul Gambaccini
Presenter hits out at director general Tony Hall, saying he caved in to a media ‘witch-hunt’ after Jimmy Savile scandal

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Viral video: David Beckham sings at Eva Longoria’s wedding and Adele slams fan
Ricky Martin, Melanie Griffith and Mario Lopez celebrate at actor’s nuptials and Gary Barlow impersonator is unmasked

Today’s headlines

The GuardianBBC is ‘worst employer of all time’, says Paul Gambaccini. P5
Versailles watched by 2 million viewers. P5
BBC came close to casting first black Doctor. P17
Julie Andrews joins Muppets makers for Netflix kids’ show. P17
Obituary: Archers actor Alan Devereux. P37
Daily Telegraph
Facebook Farage aims to reach parts others can’t. P6
Versailles review. P9
Paul Gambaccini: BBC top brass ‘doesn’t care’ about veterans. P11
Financial Times
Feature: Vivendi chairman Vincent Bolloré‘s master plan. P11
Personal technology. P14
Comment: Media power struggle set for showdown over who is calling the shots. P18
Grab gathers momentum in drive for top spot in south-east Asia. P19
Asia leads the way in longer YouTube ads. P20
City AM opens its website to advertisers. P23
The TimesBBC is ‘worst employer of all time’, says Paul Gambaccini. P4
Versailles review. P9
Jeremy Clarkson’s son jokes at expense of new Top Gear. P11
iBBC’s political editor heckled by Labour supporters. P4
Google boss: MPs’ questions were irrelevant. P8
Inside Television. P37
Wall Street Journal
Tech rules alter path to business. B3
Japanese messaging firm plans to list. B8
Daily Mail
Labour supporters boo BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg. P12
Anger at BBC traineeship only open to black and minority ethnic scriptwriters. P13
Ephraim Hardcastle on media. P19
Matt LeBlanc ‘not sorry’ for Top Gear Cenotaph stunt. P39
ITV and BBC battle to add Ryan Giggs to pundits panel for Euros. P85
Daily ExpressChris Evans ‘could be Top Gear’s David Moyes’. P8
Hickey on media. P23
The SunBBC blasted for rejecting work applicants because they are white. P1, 2
Paul Gambaccini blasts BBC over treatment of old timers. P2
James May got £5.1m windfall after closing his company. P3
Viewers turn over during sex scenes in Versailles. P25
Discovery documentary to investigate murder featured in Serial podcast. P37
Julie Andrews to star in kid’s pre-school show. P37
Daily Mirror
Jeremy Clarkson show The Grand Tour news. P6
Amazon founder wants factories built in space. P14
Paul Gambaccini hits out at BBC. P21
Daily StarJames May handed £5m windfall. P3
ITV’s former entertainment chief says Chris Evans risks being Top Gear’s David Moyes. P11
Executives unlock the doors of new Big Brother house. P16
Springwatch viewers shocked by level of violence and sex. P23

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