Nov 28, 2012

Seven’s in strife unless Meakin’s successors shine in 2013

TV legend Peter Meakin announced yesterday he was stepping down as Channel Seven's head of news and current affairs. It's now up to Rob Raschke and Neil Mooney to fix some big ratings problems.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

The departure of Peter Meakin from day-to-day management at the Seven Network has allowed a Brisbane takeover of Seven’s news and current affairs business by executives who were appointed by Meakin to their current positions. Meakin isn’t retiring as some reports suggested yesterday; he plans to remain as an advisor to Seven.


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