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Turnbull sends community television to the gallows, leaves sector fuming

Thanks to Malcolm Turnbull’s surprise announcement yesterday, community TV stations have 15 months left on air.

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Media briefs: ACMA v 2Day … Insiders host … Monthly change …

CEO proposal will probably get up at MEAA … Fran Kelly to Insiders, who’ll replace on RN? … Musical chairs at The Monthly

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‘Natural justice’ and ACMA: why the broadcast regulator takes so long to rule

John Laws has been smacked on the knuckles — 10 months late. So why does Australia’s broadcasting regulator take so long to rule? Crikey investigates the often painful process.

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Resisting the witch hunt on the royal prank call

The royal phone prank may have been poorly executed, but the witch hunt ensuing from the death of one of the parties shouldn’t be the basis for further media regulation. Hard cases make for bad law.

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A curious balance: how Jones and 2GB snowed ACMA

Alan Jones will get a fact-checker in an agreement between his station 2GB and the media regulator. But will that make any difference to how he operates?

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Why ACMA had no choice on Nine propaganda

ACMA’s inability to find a breach by Nine on pokies reflects not weakness but the problem of black-letter regulation.

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ACMA squibs again: how Nine got away with pokie propaganda

The one agency of media regulation in this country with genuine powers seems determined not to use them. David Salter examines its latest finding against the Nine Network.

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Sandilands and the ‘fat slag’ — vitriol, but not incitement

ACMA is proposing an additional condition on 2DAY-FM’s broadcast licence … Another slap with a wet lettuce from our lofty regulator of the electronic media, writes David Salter, veteran journalist and former Media Watch executive producer.

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You can’t have it both ways on media complaints

You can have timeliness or independence when it comes to media complaints, but it’s hard to have both.

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Trapped in the overlap: Southern Cross Austereo takes on ACMA

A media company is taking ACMA to court to stop the forced sale of radio stations. But gaming the media ownership laws is no longer as easy as it once was.

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