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MEDIA | 3 UNLOCK?

Media briefs: O’Farrell wash-up … news dump … ABC to China …

Barry O’Farrell’s resignation pushes the royals to a close second while the ABC becomes the first Australian broadcaster viewed China-wide… and other media tidbits of the day

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: stay away from the box over Easter

Last night’s TV was mostly lacklustre, except for the always excellent Mad as Hell.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 3 UNLOCK?

Journalism, or just good PR? Meet Australia’s newest media publisher

ANZ is the first bank to set up a corporate newsroom in Australia. Is it just a PR exercise, or will it do good journalism? And should readers trust it? Crikey went to the launch.

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PATRICK BAUME | MEDIA | 1 UNLOCK?

iSentia index: the great disconnect edition

Are voters really turning against the Abbott government? The polls say yes, but there might be something bigger at play here.

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MEDIA | 1 UNLOCK?

The Packers, a lost heir and the end of the media dynasties

Did Sir Frank Packer have another son? Bridget Griffen-Foley updates the family story — and documents the downfall of media dynasties — in a new foreword to her Packer biography.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: a lacklustre night of programming

A pretty uninspiring night of TV across all free-to-air channels leading up to the Easter break.

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MEDIA | 3 UNLOCK?

Media briefs: Pulitzer response … Fox shake-up … Boston remembers …

Paging Ten: top executive David Lyle is available … A Pulitzer win, and a dodgy response … Front page of the day …

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 8 UNLOCK?

Will Scott’s apology dog ABC comedians and screw Aunty’s ACMA case?

Eight months after defending the ABC’s right to air a controversial skit, MD Mark Scott is saying it should never have aired. What prompted his decision, and what does it mean?

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MEDIA | 8 UNLOCK?

Media briefs: Q&A balance … ACMA keen on High Court … RIP Harradine …

The 10 ways BuzzFeed is infiltrating other media. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC’s quality programming wins the evening

The ABC shines as the commercial networks wait until after the Easter break to resume battle.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 6 UNLOCK?

Daily Tele state political reporter resigns amid plagiarism probe

Senior Daily Telegraph journalist Phil Jacob has been exposed lifting copy from other sources for his pieces. News Corporation says he no longer works at the paper.

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MEDIA | 13 UNLOCK?

Radio nowhere: ABC launches Double J, but is anyone listening?

The ABC has launched digital-only station Double J, but if you’re outside a capital city (or in your car), you can only listen online. Freelance journalist Sally Whyte looks at the (incremental) rise of digital radio.

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MEDIA | 7 UNLOCK?

Media briefs: ABC apologies to Kenny … Carr brief … Oz on climate …

We’re loving Bob Carr’s memoir — but perhaps he was a touch longwinded? Plus other media tidbits.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: The Biggest Loser gives Ten a rare win

Ten’s decision to delay the Biggest Loser grand final was a smart move which payed off in the ratings.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 10 UNLOCK?

A ‘fair go’ for the West, but is outer Sydney good enough for News Corp?

As News Corp champions western Sydney, where it sells 25% of its total NSW circulation, it’s moving its journalists to to the CBD. Long-time western Sydney resident Mark Latham is sceptical.

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Follow Friday: @adellewaldman, inside the mind of the hideous man

Adelle Waldman’s first novel is an insightful and probing look inside the mind of the casually cruel man. Our correspondent ponders his own life in chatting with her about writing and Twitter.

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MEDIA | 1 UNLOCK?

Media briefs: Lazar hits back? … 18c battles … paper cuts …

Renegade tries to smear ABC in wake of Four Corners expose on Ian Lazar. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC streets ahead of the commercial networks

ABC’s audience numbers from last night should serve as a reminder to Ten that quality programming is the only way to attract viewers.

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Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

Rupert Murdoch has offered a rare insight into the future of News Corporation and his family during a lengthy Q&A with Fortune. Crikey tells you what you need to know.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

One out of Ten: pessimism on ads, but cash to build programming

Ten bosses are trying to stay optimistic about their chances of clawing back revenue — at least according to the network’s latest results.

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Turnbull pulls the plug on FTTP, so ‘we’re back to the drawing board’

More than 3.4 million Australian homes are stuck with bog-standard broadband, thanks to the Coalition’s latest NBN misstep. Our own correspondent feels dudded.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | MEDIA | 7 UNLOCK?

How the media fingered a star paedophile — and prejudiced his case

Without the media, it’s likely Robert Hughes would never have had to face a court. But because of the media, his lawyer is arguing he could never have had a fair trial.

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Media briefs: graphic borrowed … Palmer v News … Carr’s comfy …

News.com.au has a very familiar-looking graphic. Plus why News Corp is obsessed with Clive Palmer’s gut, and other media tidbits.

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GLENN DYER | MEDIA | UNLOCK?

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: all eyes glued to MKR and The Block

A blockbuster night on Seven and Nine left all other channels scrambling to attract viewers.

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Fairfax sorry for the ‘throw away’ racist cartoon that made it to print

A Fairfax newspaper has run a cartoon poking fun at African people for having fat lips, rejected elsewhere for being “too offensive”. The Bendigo Advertiser has offered a full apology.

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