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Glenn Dyer

Glenn Dyer —

Crikey business and media commentator

ASIC steps up to the plate on market regulation

ASIC steps up to the plate on market regulation

All market trading will now be monitored by ASIC while ASX will continue its prime role of supervising all listed companies.

<em>Midsomer Murders</em> surprise spoiler

Midsomer Murders surprise spoiler

ABC's Midsomer Murders was the big disrupter last night -- not the Australian cricket team's miserable efforts.

The Dyer Index: lies, damn lies, and statistics

The Dyer Index: lies, damn lies, and statistics

Which parts of Friday's US economic figures may have frightened the horses and spooked the herd of investors?

<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.