Media Files

Sep 28, 2017

‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

Poor Sophie Monk, she wanted to sign a sponsorship deal with a headphone manufacturer but says News Corp might have spoiled her chances.

Emily Watkins — Media reporter

Emily Watkins

Media reporter

Today in Media Files, Sophie Monk is at loggerheads with News Corp over a picture of her it used in an ad, and sports broadcasters are gunning for smaller stadiums for better ratings.

News Corp's Sophie Monk ad timing 'awful'. The Bachelorette Sophie Monk is going after News Corp after it used her picture in an ad for a subscription offer. The offer includes a pair of Sennheiser headphones, which have been photoshopped onto Monk's head in one of a series of similar ads featuring other notable people. Monk's manager Titus Day told MediaWeek the timing was "awful", and that had he negotiated a deal for Monk to appear in the ad, the fee would have been six figures.

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2 thoughts on “‘A headphone deal was on our radar’ … how to solve the empty seats problem … News Corp’s revolving door …

  1. John Newton

    Lachlan. Sam. Matt. Ben. Gender diversity not an issue at News Corpse.

  2. Mike Smith

    Perhaps they could reduce the ticket prices to get more seats filled. Or is basic economics too hard for them to understand?

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