Glenn Dyer —

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator


The networks’ latest lineup is all about fantasy

May 25, 2009

Doctors and a bit of fantasy dominate the programs picked up by Australia's three commercial networks for later in the year and 2010.

If the UK’s AAA goes, who’s next? US? Japan?

If the UK’s AAA goes, who’s next? US? Japan?

May 22, 2009 2

If Britain's Triple A credit rating is under threat, can America and Japan be far behind?

News and Current Affairs a winner for Seven

May 22, 2009

Seven clocked up first and second place last night with news and Today Tonight.

Nova and Vega FM defy GFC

May 22, 2009

DMG Radio Australia increased its profits and grew its underlying revenue by 1%, despite a 4% decline in the radio advertising market in Australia.

The death of American Idol

May 22, 2009

In troubling news for the Fox Network, the two final nights of American Idol were among the least watched since the program started eight years ago.

Gruen Transfer goes out with a bang

May 21, 2009

The Gruen Transfer and Spicks and Specks gave the ABC its usual strong Wednesday night, while Ten News powers on.

Fed fallout to spread far and wide

May 21, 2009

The US Federal Reserve's forecasts send a grim message: not only will American unemployment be higher for longer, but so will jobless levels in other economies.

RBA’s Debelle says rate rises won’t wash

May 21, 2009 1

The Reserve Bank's Dr Guy Debell has ruled out lifting interest rates to head off asset bubbles.

Car sales accelerate, economy gets into gear

May 21, 2009 1

There's another statistic which supports the belief that the Australian economy is travelling a bit better than we suspect at the moment.

Canwest tossed a lifeline

May 21, 2009

Troubled media company Canwest say they have arranged up to $C175 million in new financing, but they're still hovering on the edge of bankruptcy.