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Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

Viewers seek out fire news, while Nine plummets

Viewers seek out fire news, while Nine plummets

All the news shows saw a ratings lift, while channel 9 had its worst night for years.

Nine gets dropped a few blocks

Nine gets dropped a few blocks

The Block finale easily won the night, but was a long way off imitating the ratings victories of previous season enders.

Reserve Bank spots a lift in the economy — in the 2020s

Reserve Bank spots a lift in the economy — in the 2020s

The Reserve Bank has revised its economic forecasts down and now says there'll be no noticeable growth until Christmas 2021.

It's time to calm down about Karl

It's time to calm down about Karl

The much-hyped return of Karl Stefanovic to Today would be a little more interesting if broadcast TV wasn't a dying industry.

'Perfect storm' hits News Corp earnings

'Perfect storm' hits News Corp earnings

Every corner of News Corp saw double digit falls as a perfect storm of negatives hit the company hard.

A new low for Love Island

A new low for Love Island

Love Island's struggles continue, while The Bachelorette managed to be the most watched non-news program last night.

The end is near

The end is near

The end is in sight for the 2019 ratings season as the usual winners begin to wind down their tenure.

The race that briefly slowed the nation

The race that briefly slowed the nation

Tuesday’s Melbourne cup crowd was the lowest since 1995. Gambling was also down, as was TV viewing.

Ten picks a dud in expensive cup broadcast

Ten picks a dud in expensive cup broadcast

The Melbourne Cup drew a big audience... but not in the numbers Ten wanted (or needed).

Reserve Bank prepares the ground for deeper, longer stagnation

Reserve Bank prepares the ground for deeper, longer stagnation

The Reserve Bank is cutting its economic growth forecasts... but it still insists the economy is fine.