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Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


GM bankruptcy will tell the tale

April 15, 2009

The surge in markets and the increasingly optimistic tone in official comments won't be worth much if the US economy fails to absorb the looming bankruptcy at General Motors.

Goldman Sachs’ profit con job

April 15, 2009

The rebound in Goldman Sachs shares was the result of some tricky fiddling of the numbers rather than the fundamentals.

Global advertising market trashed, again

April 15, 2009

Global advertising spending will suffer the biggest fall in almost 30 years in 2009.

Seven wins on a poor night of TV

April 15, 2009

Another night of average to poor TV. Foreign Correspondent didn't change itself to accommodate the situations in Thailand and Fiji: it was more of a magazine approach.

Nine’s This Afternoon experiment could founder

April 15, 2009

The Nine Network's plan for its new 4.30pm program isn't a foregone conclusion.

Fear and loathing in Loss Vegas

April 15, 2009

If James Packer was harbouring any remote thoughts about a move back to Nevada, he'd be wiser hedging his bets.

US banks back from the brink

April 14, 2009

US banks are making money as easily as they have ever earned it.

A miserable night for viewers

April 14, 2009

Seven won the night, but only because it was the best of a bad bunch. Seven News was dominant, ditto Today Tonight.

Ten Network parent off the air

April 14, 2009

The Ten Network's owner, Canwest, is increasingly close to the brink.

Nine News memo: Calvert has his work cut out for him

April 14, 2009

The Nine Network's latest attempt to save its Sydney 6pm news was detailed in a memo last Thursday from Mark Calvert, the Network's news boss.