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Bullish film industry ignores looming threats at Screen Forever

Bullish film industry ignores looming threats at Screen Forever

Ben Eltham November 17, 2017 3 Comments

Things are looking up for the Australian screen industry, writes Ben Eltham. So why is everyone so nervous?

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer November 8, 2017

The race was predictably the main draw for viewers yesterday, while Seven has a bona fide hit on its hands with The Good Docter.

The Social Contract: important amendments to modern manners

The Social Contract: important amendments to modern manners

Crikey November 6, 2017 8 Comments

Crikey presents some vital amendments to the Social Contract.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer November 3, 2017

The Good Docter gave Seven a shot in the arm.

Patrons object to Australia Council’s new Venice Biennale transparency measures

Patrons object to Australia Council’s new Venice Biennale transparency measures

Ben Eltham November 2, 2017 1 Comment

Why are wealthy philanthropists upset about changes to Australia’s presence at the Venice Biennale? Maybe because they can no longer run their own show.

Should the Sydney Theatre Company keep Ian Narev on its board?

Should the Sydney Theatre Company keep Ian Narev on its board?

Ben Eltham November 1, 2017 3 Comments

The Commonwealth Bank’s Ian Narev may not be too popular with regulators or investors, writes Ben Eltham. But Narev retains the confidence of one key group: board members of the Sydney Theatre Company.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer November 1, 2017 2 Comments

Seven’s night, again. The Wall shed 15.7% of its national audience — from 1.54 million  on Monday night to 1.31 million last night, Seven was saved by the debut of The Good Doctor which topped the metros with 1.06 million (the only million viewer audience in the metros last night) and nationally with more than […]

Forced error: Aly and allies move against deliberate ignorance in newsrooms

Forced error: Aly and allies move against deliberate ignorance in newsrooms

Irfan Yusuf November 1, 2017 21 Comments

The launch of Media Diversity Australia, a new group calling for more balanced representation in Australian media, has highlighted once again how we have to go.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

Glenn Dyer October 30, 2017

The Block swept all before it with the winner's announcement

EXCLUSIVE: at home with Leunig, drinking breakfast absinthe on fairy floss carpet

EXCLUSIVE: at home with Leunig, drinking breakfast absinthe on fairy floss carpet

Crikey October 30, 2017 7 Comments

Satirist Ben Pobjie recounts a delightful afternoon he spent in the company of Australia's leading cloud cartoonist.