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ACMA armed to the teeth: prepare for a media-regulation brawl

A surprise High Court decision has seen ACMA armed to the teeth with powers the media would rather it didn’t have. Expect communications policy to suddenly become very, very tricky for the government.

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Nothing to hide, nothing to fear? Turnbull’s secret messaging an insult to transparency

Encrypted messaging apps pose new problems for politicians, freedom of information laws and government transparency.

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New Press Council chief offers News Corp olive branch

For much of its 40-year history, the Press Council has been overly adversarial in how it approaches the media, its new chairman tells Crikey.

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ACMA free to rule on 2DayFM royal prank

The High Court has ruled ACMA can investigate 2DayFM for criminal conduct — now the hunt begins.

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Sorry the most expensive word: Age apologises in front-page splash

Fairfax has issued a possibly unprecedented front-page apology to the Melbourne teenager the paper misidentified as a terrorism suspect.

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Isentia Index: the phoney war inside the government confuses everyone

Australians are tiring of leadership speculation as the media continues to stoke the flames.

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Media briefs: back to business … Mirror phone hacking emerges … please don’t shoot …

Emma Alberici admits she doesn’t watch Lateline when Tony Jones is hosting. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: 7.30 out-rates The Block

Cue the Monster and Seven wins the night again as My Kitchen Rules (2.3030 million national viewers) dominated TV viewing for yet another night. Seven won metro and regional markets and won the demos. Ten actually did better than Nine last night, even though it finished third and had fewer viewers, its rebound from the […]

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Ad hock: SBS having no trouble selling prime time

Managing director Michael Ebeid said SBS would struggle to fill 10 minutes of ads an hour — but Crikey’s analysis says otherwise.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Seven romps it in again

My Kitchen Rules (2.407 million national) was back in Seven’s schedule last night and that was the end of proceedings.  Seven won metro and regional markets easily as a result and scooped up the demos into the bargain. Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here (1.012 million national) lost viewers, but held up quite well […]

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Media briefs: Sunrise steals vision … Netflix arrives … Brooks a Luddite …

Seven always complains about Nine and Ten taking its vision. So why was Sunrise playing a clip off the ABC’s Australian Story this morning? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Data retention — great news for criminals and foreign companies

Data retention will be great for criminals and foreign companies providing encrypted communications — but bad for consumers.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: competitions thoroughly beaten down by MKR

Seven again rested the monster (My Kitchen Rules) and Nine, Ten and the ABC made hay, or rather their underfire programs tried to. So The Block did OK, but should have really done better with clear air! Ten’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Shank Blank (sorry, Shark Tank) did OK, as they all […]

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Media briefs: slicing 7.30FT goes metered … Weisbrot settles in …

Fairfax puts a Labor pollie on the wrong side of history. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Committee recommends data retention, with some half-baked protections

A key committee has waved through the biggest mass surveillance scheme in Australia history.

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Foxed out: Sky News takeover could take a sharp turn to the Right

News Corp’s heavy-handed play for Australian News Channel may turn Sky into our very own Fox News.

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Crikey 15: Stephen Mayne on that defamation suit

Crikey speaks to Stephen Mayne, on defamation, losing his house and having a generous corrections policy.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: a one-show night

My Kitchen Rules again monstered the rest of the line ups on other nights (with 2.127 million national viewers and almost 1.5 million metro), leaving Seven with another big win. Ten had another solid night (especially compared to its abject slide a year ago). The ABC’s much trumpeted drama, Hiding, managed 327,000 metro viewers  (520,000 […]

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Media briefs: another bite … going Greek … clean sweep …

Will News Corp try and bid for the New York Daily News? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media Watch watch: should targets get the right of reply?

The ABC’s flagship media show has changed in recent years, to become less commentary and more journalistic in tone. And a former executive producer says that’s down to a certain blue heeler …

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‘Indigenous news doesn’t rate’: NITV News axed

SBS is scrapping its half-hour nightly indigenous news program, with an “undisclosed current affairs program” to go in its stead.

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Thanks but no thanks: no ongoing work for Hun cadets

Cadetships used to be a way for journalism graduates to get a foot in the door of the competitive media industry. But, this year, the Herald Sun has offered ongoing work to just one of its five cadets.

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What happens to your Facebook account when you die?

Facebook and other social media sites have introduced the concept of a “digital heir”, who will be able to access your photos, statuses and friends after you have died. Crikey intern Abbey Casey reports.

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Media briefs: critiquing Media Watch … Stokes wins over tax office … Morrison opens up …

Does Media Watch have a responsibility to contact everyone host Paul Barry mentions on the program? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: ABC news outrates Seven news

Another night dominated by My Kitchen Rules — end of story. Boring, I know, but Seven’s juggernaut continues to devour its opposition with 2.1 million national viewers last night. But Seven’s highly promoted How To Get Away With Murder continues to sink as Australian TV viewers give another solid US import the big thumbs down. How To […]

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