Aug 20, 2012

Media briefs: Labor class of ’04 … inside: ads … Nine News crash …

In today's Media Briefs: Newsroom unrest on Newsroom ads? ... Labor’s class of ’94 remembered in print ... Front Page of the Day ... The Department of Corrections ... Nine News crew in Sydney pile-up ... MasterChef Melbourne-bound ...

Newsroom unrest on Newsroom ads? Nothing illustrates the desperation of newspapers to preserve a skerrick of their dwindling revenue than pages two and three of most of the nation's newspapers this morning. For News Limited tabloids The Daily Telegraph, The Courier-Mail, The Advertiser and The Mercury, the union-backed Industry Super Funds have splashed with double-page spreads at an estimated cost of $50,000 a pop ...

But broadsheet fans can't escape ad blitz either -- The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age have splashes for Foxtel's delayed airing of The Newsroom (most Newsroom fans have watched it on Pirate Bay). Fairfax's more high-minded journalists wouldn't have liked seeing that in their papers today ...

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4 thoughts on “Media briefs: Labor class of ’04 … inside: ads … Nine News crash …

  1. klewso

    At least they didn’t call him “Squirrel Areola”?

  2. robinw

    re “The struggle for independence for Bulgaria’s media”. It appears they are fighting the battle we have already lost.

  3. truth trooper

    For rising HSU stars such as Kathy Jackson, Parliament is also viewed with scepticism…. LOL. Is this the same Kathy Jackson who was guest of honour at the latest HR Nicholls society evening? The one who knifed the ALP’s Craig Thompson, and the one who is engaged to Michael Lawler, Tony Abbott’s BFF? Which party would endorse her? The ALP? Oh dear, my sides are hurting….can’t see through my tears of laughter…

  4. klewso

    Now it looks like she’s chasing a Liberal seat – “for services rendered” – so she can “put her feet up” for good?

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