Ten has put a lot on the line to reclaim Melbourne Cup broadcast rights. But with a steadily sliding audience, it's going to be a hard race.
In a rare finding, ACMA has ruled the controversial segment did not meet accuracy requirements and promoted "strong negative generalisations about Indigenous people".
It's the start of renewal time for TV networks, and of all the changes in commercial TV none will be watched more closely than Nine's Today, where Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner have presided over falling ratings and a widening gap behind Sunrise.
One only needs to have watched last night's Q&A to see that liberal democracy is unwell.
New profit reports from News Corp and Telstra indicate that Foxtel's subscriber base is still fraught, and things will probably get worse before they get better.
WIN News' Tasmanian bulletin will now be entirely produced and broadcast from Wollongong, in a move that has reportedly left staff "shattered".
Sky News is no stranger to retractions and apologies in recent months.
There has been much focus in recent weeks on what the merger will mean for Fairfax journalism. But will Nine (and Stan) get a better deal?
With intelligence and security agencies warning of the growing threat of right-wing extremism, Sky News' attempt to legitimise Blair Cottrell will raise deep concern among those charged with keeping us safe.