March, 2018

‘I hate journalists’ … are we done with Barnaby yet? … doctors sue ABC journo over Scientology book …

, Mar 12, 2018

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The ACT's chief minister Andrew Barr has taken a swipe at journalists and mainstream media, which The Canberra Time is calling a Trumpian desire "to shape government policy to his personal, long-held enmity".

Rowe out at Studio 10 … Rebel alleges collusion … Footy Show flops …

, Mar 09, 2018

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Studio 10 co-host Jessica Rowe made the surprise announcement on the program this morning that she would be leaving the network. In a statement on-air, Rowe said she wanted to spend more time with her family and be a "more present" mother.

ABC’s all-women presenters … Seven gets desperate … Department of Corrections …

, Mar 08, 2018

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The ABC has bumped its male talent off air for International Women's Day. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Black music book pulped … Guardian Australia partners up … networks to cut ads

, Mar 07, 2018

A book on black women in music has been pulped. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Stream or sink: Sky Television’s plummeting fortunes signal a shift in Australasian broadcasting

, Mar 07, 2018

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New Zealand's Sky Network Television has seen a massive share price fall in the last few days as it scrambles to stake its claim in the streaming ring alongside former News Corp comrades Foxtel and Sky plc.

Merger plans reveal News Corp’s over-valued stake in Foxtel

, Mar 06, 2018

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News Corp has had to write-down more than US$1 billion as its Foxtel deal with Telstra uncovers an overvaluation of assets.

News Corp launches kids’ news site … the road to Raqqa … no awards for Oscars ratings …

, Mar 06, 2018

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Just months after Australia's first and only children's newspaper Crinkling News folded, News Corp has launched its own children's national news website.

Lindsay Murdoch retires … The Mercury’s big apology … a new paywall … 

, Mar 05, 2018

Fairfax's long-time South East Asia correspondent Lindsay Murdoch has retired after 40 years with The Age and Fairfax Media.

ISIS article ‘censored’ … Canadian government’s plan for news … video of the day …

, Mar 01, 2018

News.com.au is claiming that it was censored after a ruling by the Classification Board found that one of its articles "directly or indirectly" advocated terrorist acts. And other media tidbits of the day.

ABC does the shuffle … return serve to Nick Cater … Doug Anthony Allstar shame

, Feb 28, 2018

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Ahead of the ABC's appearance at Senate Estimates last night, a staff email announced a reshuffle of editorial positions that head of news Gaven Morris said would clear up any confusion after the chaos around the cabinet files and Emma Alberici decisions.

Murdochs may lose European Sky but they’ll be winners in the end

, Feb 28, 2018

The Murdochs are not in a position to say no to a fresh offer on Sky.

‘Journalist assaulted Mehajer with questions’ … Isentia boss quits … Correction of the day …

, Feb 27, 2018

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A Sydney magistrate has criticised journalist Laura Banks who was assaulted by Salim Mehajer.

Ardern thirst: flirtatious interview with NZ leader is 60 Minutes’ nadir

and , Feb 27, 2018

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It seems, with this interview, that 60 Minutes has ruined its once-proud reputation for asking the hard questions.

Why do commercial TV bosses have it in for kids?

, Feb 27, 2018

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Sure, maybe the commercial broadcasters love children as much as they love profits, but they just don’t want to do anything for the former, to do more for the latter.

Media giants unite to quash Rebel … Top End talent bumped … karmic typos …

, Feb 26, 2018

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Australia's biggest rival media companies have joined forces against Rebel Wilson's massive payout. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

, Feb 26, 2018

The party is over at Seven.

Revised Alberici piece re-posted … Parkland’s student journos …. Murdochs’ big pay packets

, Feb 23, 2018

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The ABC has finally re-posted chief economics correspondent Emma Ablerici's analysis of corporate tax cuts.

Glenn Dyer’s TV Ratings

, Feb 23, 2018

The story remains the same -- Seven takes an easy win thanks to the Winter Games and My Kitchen Rules.

Limelight revived by investors … 2day FM staffer sacked … A journo’s 17 hours in Chinese police custody …

, Feb 21, 2018

Arts magazine Limelight has been given a reprieve after a group of investors came forward to try to save it.

The Tele on trial … News Corp’s new ad campaign … ABC’s tips from the super rich …

, Feb 20, 2018

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The Daily Telegraph has gone all-out in its coverage today of its defamation case with actor Geoffrey Rush.