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Glenn Dyer —

Glenn Dyer

Glenn Dyer is Crikey’s business and media commentator.

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NRL charges back in. Can it keep up the pressure?

Viewers welcomed the return of rugby league with open arms. Let's see if it will last.

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When a media giant falls in the forest, everybody hears — and suffers

News Corp Australia has been in strife for a while. The COVID-19 pandemic has just been the final nail.

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Julia Zemiro delivers joy on an otherwise dreary night

It was another dull night for free to air. Will the NRL tonight deliver a hit?

With TV this boring we need a new classification system

Free-to-air TV is lagging badly. Time to shake things up.

Only the credulous could accept a contactless account of our economic reality

Reports that consumer spending is back to where it was last year leave out the fact that contactless payments are the new norm.

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It's The Voice (try and understand it)

Nine has a clear shot at prime time victory after The Voice comes through.

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The Voice hits a high note for series return

The Voice has returned to our screens, and had more viewers than last year's series return

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Masterchef the only standout on Spakfilla night

A night of cheap filler, aside from Masterchef Australia, the only standout on Australian TV last night.

Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

More stimulus may be needed to bolster confidence — and we have the capacity to fund it

The Reserve Bank has signalled that consumer and business confidence will be a key uncertainty in the recovery -- but Treasury thinks we have the capacity for more fiscal stimulus if needed.

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Julia Zemiro's solid return delivers for the ABC

Another win for Masterchef, while Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery delivered solid ratings for the ABC.