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Glenn Dyer

Glenn Dyer —

Crikey business and media commentator

<em>A Current Affair</em> rapped over knuckles for hypnotising viewers

A Current Affair rapped over knuckles for hypnotising viewers

ACMA has just released a finding determining that that the Nine Network's A Current Affair breached the code by allowing a segment to be broadcast whereby viewers might be hypnotised.

Millionaire Factory turns corporate dud club

Millionaire Factory turns corporate dud club

It takes a lot of talent to better the likes of Rodney Adler, Ray Williams and the other incompetents who gave Australia its biggest ever corporate loss, but this is exactly what Macquarie Bank has done.

Let the public make the call on Kyle and O, not ACMA

Let the public make the call on Kyle and O, not ACMA

As odious as Kyle and Jackie O can be with their shock jock car crash radio stunts, they are a necessary part of free speech, which we consumers should police with the off button.

Clock stops ticking for <em>60 Minutes</em> creator

Clock stops ticking for 60 Minutes creator

Another giant of American journalism has left this world, with the death of Don Hewitt, creator of 60 Minutes, overnight, at the age of 86.

Macquarie makes a mockery of bank guarantee

Macquarie makes a mockery of bank guarantee

After Macquarie Group's funds management expansion in the US, it's about time all guarantees from the Federal Government are taken off the table.

The Nigerian scammers become the scammed

The Nigerian scammers become the scammed

Someone may have been fleecing some of Nigeria's biggest banks, pushing the country's financial system to the edge of collapse.

<em>World's Strictest Parents</em> won't be rapped over the knuckles

World's Strictest Parents won't be rapped over the knuckles

It was a big night for Channel Seven, with Seven taking out the two top rating spots last night with World's Strictest Parents and Seven News.

The Dyer Index: the world in numbers, you know it makes cents

The Dyer Index: the world in numbers, you know it makes cents

Glenn Dyer plays the numbers game on the different issues in the world markets, ranging from US bank failures to demand for gold and Krispy Kreme saviours.

Nine shake-up embraces Seven's success

Nine shake-up embraces Seven's success

The TV industry has been stunned by the the personnel involved in the latest reshuffle at Channel Nine, which seems like a round up of people involved in the low points of Australian TV.

Australia wins as the world economy re-aligns

Australia wins as the world economy re-aligns

The central economic problem is for Australia and the rest of the world is not the recession, the credit crunch, the stimulus spending, or even debt -- it's the sustainability of the recovery.