Jun 30, 2016

The Guardian | UK | Media | Media Briefing - June 30, 2016: Today's Media Stories From The Papers


Our roundup of the day’s media stories, including ITV extending Coronation Street to six episodes per week, plus Lord Puttnam’s BBC recommendations

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Coronation Street to go to six episodes a week from next yearITV’s new director of television, Kevin Lygo, said extended the flagship soap was top of his list when he took the job

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New York Post compares Boris Johnson to Donald TrumpRoy Greenslade: Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper praises the Brexit vote and the Tory MP who led the campaign to leave... but the boss appears to prefer Michael Gove

Today’s headlines

The Guardian
Report backs BBC independence. P13
Nurofen ad is a pain for its manufacturer. G2 P2

Daily Telegraph
iPhone blocking beam to stop fans filming concerts. P11
New death threats against Charlie Hebdo, one years after massacre. P13
Financial Times
Friends move tests Facebook’s media relations. Companies & Markets P19
Sony bets on VR games and robots to power profits. Companies & Markets P20

The Times
‘Misleading’ Nurofen advert is banned. P20
Google ads to get more personal. P28
Deborah Ross: Alan Titchmarsh pipe down. I can’t handle all this news. T2 P2
Sky launches contract-free bundle under Now TV sub-brand. P51
Morrisons cries foul over Aldi advert. P51
Trial by media: should suspects have anonymity? P58
iBill Cosby’s honorary degree to be revoked. P2
Coronation Street to broadcast six times a week from late 2017. P3
Lord Puttnam recommends using ‘Google tax’ to make TV shows. P23
Facebook boss Zuckerberg upsets locals with building work on home. P29
Wall Street JournalChina picks an internet regulator seen as strict. A4
New HBO drama ‘The Night Of’ is based on BBC’s ‘Criminal Justice’ series. A8
Sony pins hopes on video games. B3
Facebook recalibrates news feed. B3
Daily Mail
Ban for misleading Aldi ads. P75
Daily ExpressHugh Laurie to be honoured with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. P16
The Sun
Lord Puttnam slated for licence fee proposals. P2
Corrie: The Joy of Six (more episodes each week). P3
EastEnders star Jody Latham admits harassing ex. P11
US visa checks may view web use. P13
Ab Fab stars rule out Strictly. P19
Eric Bristow takes aim at BBC over £250 Question of Sport fee. P29
Max Clifford trial continues. P30
Corrie set to go on tour of UK. P37
Daily MirrorRupert Murdoch may try to buy the remaining 60.86% share in Sky. P7
Tweets maybe checked for trips to US. P17
Coronation Street to get an extra episode from next year. P19
Eastenders’ actor Marc Elliott joins Holby City. P19
New BBC show to test bond between dogs and their owners. P19
Daily Star
Corrie to air six episodes a week. P3
Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke to be paid £200,000 an episode. P22

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