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Media briefs: Bolt v Langton v ABC … Ten’s ad rebound? …

The ABC has apologised to Andrew Bolt, but Bolt says it’s not enough. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Ten back to the bottom

Nine and Seven had the lion’s share of viewers, with Ten’s audience departing with the end of the Grand Prix.

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A ‘privatised’ ABC wouldn’t be worth anything

Crikey readers talk black boxes and what might happen to the ABC.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Grand Prix propels Ten from the bottom of the ladder

Ten managed to use its exclusive motorsports rights to deliver a much-needed ratings boost.

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Privatise the ABC? The case for and against

Crikey readers are in complete agreement: hands off the ABC. But writer Roger Colman says the matter is still open for debate.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Nine’s biggest night of the week

The Block is a big winner for Nine… but only when My Kitchen Rules isn’t on.

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The ABC of why we need public broadcasting

There are some things that the private sector cannot provide — which is why privatising the ABC is a bad idea. The commercial sector simply won’t deliver.

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The ABC is efficient, but we shouldn’t fund it

Any comparison with commercial networks shows the ABC is efficient. But that doesn’t mean taxpayers should be spending money on a public broadcaster, argues CCZ Statton Equities markets analyst Roger Colman.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Ten’s audience share continues to fall

Ten can’t seem to catch a break — which isn’t so surprising when you look at its programming.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: The Biggest Loser lives up to its name

Ten’s audience share rose a little last night, and would’ve done better if not for its weightloss/torture show.

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Audits clear ABC of bias, but don’t expect critics to listen

The ABC has started conducting regular audits of bias in its news coverage. The first two, released today, posed nothing to worry about.

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The public interest in public broadcasting: accountability a two-way street

Accountability at the ABC and SBS should be a two-way street, writes former ABC executive Geoff Heriot at Inside Story. Erratic government scrutiny fails the public-interest test.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Nine fights back as Seven’s programming lags

The novelty of My Kitchen Rules might be wearing off, if viewer numbers are anything to go by.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: MKR goes stale, driving viewers to Nine

Have viewers had their fill of competitive cooking shows?

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: NRL delivers a ratings win for Nine

The combination of NRL and The Block put Nine in first place, ahead of Seven.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Mad As Hell for Micallef

The Biggest Loser continues to drag down Ten in the ratings.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: MKR back on top after Oscars

Seven was back in its usual winning spot following Monday night’s Oscars on Nine.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Oscars bring in a win for Nine

Nine won yesterday across the country, thanks to its Oscars broadcast.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: interesting programming too little too late for Ten

Ten will debut one of its best shows in years tonight, but months of shoddy programming has already scared away viewers.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: poor programming keeps Ten on the bottom

The Biggest Loser continues to drag down audience numbers for Ten’s evening viewing.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: no hope for Ten

Ten’s viewership figures have improved slightly, but they’re still among the lowest of all time.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Seven romps it in, leaving Ten in its wake

A shocker for Ten, with some of its lowest audience figures in more than a decade.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: Ten goes from bad to worse

You know Ten’s hit rock bottom when an interview on world financial policy outrates the commercial network’s “biggest” show.

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Media briefs: Guardian to Melb … ABC cuts… Tele ads …

The Guardian is opening a Melbourne office, making editors around the Victorian capital nervous. Plus Crikey’s White Night coverage and other media tidbits of the day.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: not even the Olympics can bring viewers to Ten

Ten received another walloping at the hands of Seven and Nine.

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