August 20, 2020
It’s the biggest news story of our lives. But what has it been like for the broadcast news journalists covering the Pandemic and the unprecedented disruption and destabilisation it’s caused? FleishmanHillard Fishburn Head of News, Pete Meikle is joined by 5 News Presenter, Claudia-Liza Armah; BBC Business Reporter/Presenter, Katie Prescott and ITV News Head of Newsgathering, Andrew Dagnell for a webinar discussing the huge impact COVID-19 has had on the way the news is reported. 'The media and COVID-19: How the pandemic has changed the news'...
WILL THE PANDEMIC PUT PAID TO PRINT? Why online-only might soon be the only option for some UK news titles.
April 30, 2020
WILL THE PANDEMIC PUT PAID TO PRINT? Why online-only might soon be the only option for some UK news titles. By Peter Meikle, Head of News He’d normally be busy editing the diary section for one of the UK’s biggest papers – but the pandemic put paid to all that. Now my furloughed journalist friend is just thankful he’s got an allotment and there are reruns of The Sweeney on the telly every afternoon...
March 30, 2020
by Sally Eggeling, Creative Studio Director With COVID-19 impacting our lives and work enormously right now, it is no surprise that it is now affecting corporate reporting - with institutions and companies seeking to maintain capital markets and investor activity in the wake of its impact. With a likely impact on performance and potentially on reputation too, what guidance is available for companies about to navigate these challenges and where should they start? The FCA...
March 18, 2020
By Peter Meikle, Head of News While stock-markets continue to plummet, illustrated by graphs full of jagged cliff-drops that reveal just how astonishingly bad things are getting for the world’s economy, the charts showing the viewing figures for TV news are going the other way – lines shooting skywards, record audiences being recorded. BBC News and Sky News saw around three times their normal audience during parts of this weekend. On BBC1 and Channel 4...