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Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it’s Rajesh Joshi, head of communications at Bytemark Hosting. He argues that the key to attracting talented workers to the North is to widen the liveability gap even further - and take a stance against city congestion.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it’s Jamie Conway, CEO of Made Television, the local TV licence-holder for Leeds, Newcastle and Middlesbrough. He responds to those who claim the local TV project is doomed to failure.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it’s Al Mackin, CEO and co-founder of Formisimo, on the impact of e-commerce and the opportunities for SMEs in the North.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it’s Shirelle Pexton, director at Stein IAS (China), on the challenges of setting up the agency’s new office in Shanghai.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it's David Johnson, director at Skylab, on the new rules of sports broadcasting in the wake of London 2012 and Glasgow 2014.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it's John Mariner, head of production at The Space Project and The Sharp Project, on why now is the time to capitalise on the North's flourishing broadcast scene.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it's Stacey MacNaught, search director at tecmark, on why mobile-unready businesses could soon be penalised by Google.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it's Rebecca Whittington, head of news at Yorkshire Post Newspapers, who gives an insider's account of covering the arrival of one of the world's biggest sporting events.

Each Friday, Points North gives a senior media figure a platform to air their views on a topical or relevant issue.

This week it's Rachel Burden, co-presenter of 5 live Breakfast, BBC Radio 5 live, who responds to some of the criticism directed at the station since it announced a major shake-up on Tuesday.

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