Daily Press Summary | Tuesday 16 April 2019


Notre Dame fire: Louis Vuitton and Gucci owners donate €300m to rebuild cathedral
Two of France’s richest men have pledged to donate millions to help repair Notre Dame after the Parisian landmark was partially destroyed by a horrific fire on Monday afternoon.
Daily Express

ITV and C4 back BFI kids’ fund
Broadcasters reveal plans to target younger viewers following launch of the £57m YACF.
Broadcast (£)

Fake Amazon reviews handing unknown brands an SEO bump, says Which?
Consumer watchdog Which? has warned of a glut of ‘fake’ Amazon reviews are propagating to such an extent that they risk undermining the integrity of the trading platform itself.
The Drum

Greg Burns returns to UK radio with Hits Radio show
Former Capital and Heart presenter Greg Burns is back on the radio in the UK with a weekend show on Hits Radio.
Radio Today

We must take on Facebook
A view from Gideon Spanier: How to regulate the social media giant is now a defining issue of our times.

HBO: beyond Game of Thrones
An already challenging year for the cable network is set to get tougher still once its biggest hit ends, writes Broadcast Intelligence’s Hannah Bowler.
Broadcast (£)

More comedy commissioned at Union Jack Radio
Union Jack is to launch three new comedy series in a bid to claim the title of the ‘Home of British Comedy’ on the radio.
Radio Today

Mark Tully: BBC Radio 4 host speaks out on shock programme axe ‘I feel sad for myself’
A presenter on the BBC Radio 4 programme Something Understood, has spoken out about his “sadness” of the popular broadcast show being axed after 24 years.
Daily Express

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