Glenn Dyer —

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

June, 2009

Madoff’s conviction is no example of American justice

, Jun 30, 2009

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Let's not kid ourselves that Bernie Madoff's conviction and jailing somehow is testimony to speedy and swift American justice.
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Nine gets behind Little Britain — but not too much, and about five years too late

, Jun 30, 2009

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It was a slightly prissy press release from the Nine Network that trumpeted that they will soon be airing Little Britain, after it has been to air at least twice on the ABC and countless times on Foxtel.

ABC heads East into TV’s Death Valley

, Jun 30, 2009

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The second series of East of Everything is being quietly tucked away on a Saturday night, with the sincere hope in the ABC that no-one will notice it. Glenn Dyer did.
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There’s no other earnings surge like David Jones

, Jun 30, 2009

It seems Australian shoppers are not letting a small rise in unemployment or sluggish times in the broader economy get in the way of a good spend.

THISafternoon is Tragic TV

, Jun 30, 2009

Nine's THISafternoon was slack, atrocious TV with no redeeming features.

MasterChef still rating its socks off

, Jun 29, 2009

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MasterChef Australia continued to be a winner for Ten last night, averaging 1.891 million people.
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US banks still world’s best practice in failure

, Jun 29, 2009

Most American economists and the big end of Wall Street are ignoring the increasing failure rate among American banks.

Japanese production growth disappoints

, Jun 29, 2009

Japanese industrial production failed to improve its rate of increase in May, and with global demand weak, exports won't save their slumping economy.

The Porsche soap opera beats Dynasty for drama

, Jun 29, 2009

Of all the situations to have emerged since the credit crunch and recession erupted almost two years ago, the Porsche soap opera is by far the most intriguing and the most farcical.

Murdoch children inch closer to global media domination

, Jun 29, 2009

UK media reports have Rupert Murdoch's second daughter Elisabeth as an early contender to be CEO of ITV. Good grief.