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Glenn Dyer

Glenn Dyer —

Crikey business and media commentator

Wage stagnation is pulling GDP down (and may pull interest rates down too)

Wage stagnation is pulling GDP down (and may pull interest rates down too)

Lack of wages growth is weighing on the economy, which is performing worse than expected, so much so an interest rate cut may be coming.

The battle of the food channels begins to heat up

The battle of the food channels begins to heat up

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen.

Back Roads comes back to town, with viewers in tow

Back Roads comes back to town, with viewers in tow

The ABC had another bumper night with Back Roads and Australian Story bringing in the ratings.

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

House prices hysteria reveals the hypocrisy of old media 

Five minutes ago, Nine and News Corp were bemoaning the unaffordability of housing for young people. Now? Not so much...

Canberra Times shafted in Nine's reorganisation of Fairfax

Canberra Times shafted in Nine's reorganisation of Fairfax

The controversial move will raise questions about Nine's intention for some of the Fairfax assets.

60 Minutes gets nostalgic in 40th anniversary special

60 Minutes gets nostalgic in 40th anniversary special

60 Minutes patted itself on the back last night for the the millions of audience members... that it no longer has.

Not a company tax cut in sight, but investment is set to surge

Not a company tax cut in sight, but investment is set to surge

Despite the lack of a big business tax cut, investment in Australia is on the rise — so much so that mining companies are now warning that workers might actually get real wages rises.

Somebody call 000... on these summer ratings!

Somebody call 000... on these summer ratings!

As the summer ratings season gets into swing, the commercial channels lean heavily into the emergency service reality shows.

Rain, rain go away (but leave the viewers, thanks)

Rain, rain go away (but leave the viewers, thanks)

Yesterday's storm in Sydney did wonders for TV audience numbers.

News and current affairs win the night, can they carry the summer?

News and current affairs win the night, can they carry the summer?

News and current affairs programming won seven of the top 10 spots last night.