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Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


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.

Sackings multiply as recession bites hard

April 14, 2009

The slight improvement in business confidence in the latest National Australia Bank survey belies Qantas's decision to slash its workforce.

US Fed: we’re years away from a turnaround

April 9, 2009

The US central bank has sharply downgraded its economic outlook for 2009 and 2010, confounding analysts who had been predicting an uptick.