Maggie Brown

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Full name: Maggie Brown

Area of interest: Media and Business (esp. Broadcasting)

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: maggie.brown@guardian.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/maggiebrown

Blog: http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/maggiebrown

Representation: http://www.andrewlownie.co.uk/

Networks: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/6/8ab/561

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Education: Colston's Girls' School, Bristol; Bristol University: BA (Hons) History with German; University of Cardiff: MA Journalism

Career: Birmingham Post & Mail: graduate trainee; worked for Reuters Economic Service; helped found Financial Weekly (now defunct); The Guardian: Business journalist, 1980/1986; The Independent: (founder, starting its media section) Media editor, 1986/95; The Guardian: Media writer, 1996-present

Current position/role: writer and commentator

  • also writes/has written for: The Stage (fortnightly column); PR Week and Media Week; contributes to The Evening Standard media section

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Other activities: Trustee of the Sandford St Martin Trust; regular jury member at the BAFTA awards (special interest in children¹s programming) and also the Royal Television Society

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Other: Advised the Price Waterhouse media practice, 1995/96; wrote a policy paper on the creation of Ofcom for the European Media Forum, 2001

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  • Wrote a book for the Radio Authority (who are now under Ofcom)

Latest work: A Licence to Be Different: The Story of Channel 4 OCLC 163337530 , 2007

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Remit/Info: Media, broadcasting, media business

Section: Media section

Role: Comentator

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Email: maggie.brown@guardian.co.uk

Website: Guardian.co/Maggie Brown

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Day published: Monday

Regularity: Weekly

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