Glenn Dyer —

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


James Murdoch sings and dances around questions on Fox

May 31, 2018

While he appeared to open up about a range of topics at this week's Code 2018 conference, James Murdoch did everything he could to defer from both Fox's plans and his own.

A new bar for ‘acceptable free speech’ in Trump’s America?

May 30, 2018 6

ABC has canned the hugely successful Roseanne reboot after an "abhorrent and repugnant" racist tweet. But what's taken them so long?

Sunday Night’s Joyce interview could backfire in more ways than one

May 30, 2018 6

If Channel Seven can't juggle its program scheduling effectively, the Barnaby Joyce interview could actually end up being a colossal waste of money.

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May 30, 2018

Another prime time loss for Nine.

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May 29, 2018

Talkin’ Bout Your Generation -- sheep crook please!

Flying high: what the AFR Rich List doesn’t say about Flight Centre’s rise

May 28, 2018

It's all seems like clear skies for Flight Centre's multimillionaire founders in AFR's latest Rich List. But that wasn't always the case.

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May 28, 2018

Nine comes through for a casual win.

Company tax cut lessons from … Australia

May 25, 2018 1

The handing of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax cuts to TV networks hasn't quite produced the kinds of results claimed for company tax cuts.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

May 25, 2018 1

The major networks slouched their way to a scoreless draw on an uninspiring night.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

May 24, 2018

The losers last night? The viewers.

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May 23, 2018

Has Nine finally run out of programs?

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May 22, 2018

Something for everyone, even the viewers.

Will Turnbull’s tax cuts be eaten up before they’re even delivered?

May 22, 2018 4

Rising oil prices and low wages growth might become a dangerous political combination.

World media may have gone overboard on royal wedding coverage

May 21, 2018 8

The marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle drew tens of millions of viewers and an absurd number of newspaper lift-outs. Here's how it went down around the globe.

We should abolish ASIC

May 21, 2018 39

ASIC can't be fixed -- it is the wrong regulator for a crucial job. Time for the ACCC to take over consumer finance regulation, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

May 21, 2018

Picnic at Hanging Rock is in search of viewers

A million jobs created despite so-called ‘punitive’ company tax

May 18, 2018 23

The government is justifiably proud of its employment achievements -- but it's been done without a company tax cut, and it hasn't helped wages.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

May 18, 2018

If it wasn't for the football we could have just skipped the night.

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May 17, 2018

A struggle for nine and a solid night for the ABC, despite some dips.

Wage stagnation is a major failing of our governing class

May 17, 2018 8

Policymakers, refusing to accept that their wage growth thinking is deeply flawed, serve nothing but the interests of profitable corporations.