October 10, 2017 6
We have been seeing a great deal of Lyle Shelton on our screens for the duration of the marriage equality debate. That's unlikely to change.
September 19, 2017
Today in Media Files, Sky News political reporter Tom Connell makes a dash for it during a live cross, and the government has announced the new head of ACMA. ‘It’s probably a miracle I wasn’t tasered or something’. The things you do for live TV. Sky’s political reporter Tom Connell was put on the spot yesterday […]
August 3, 2017 42
If things weren't already terrible for the government on marriage equality, the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister are front and centre in two other big problems.
July 21, 2017 2
In testimony to the inquiry into the sustainability of the film and television industry, the three networks all said the children's content quotas needed to be cut because it's expensive.
June 2, 2017 1
Wanna do what you want, when you want, because you wanna? Just make sure the rules you break are enforced by these guys.
May 15, 2017 5
Regional Australians are choosing local commercial TV bulletins for their news over the ABC, new research has found.
April 26, 2017 1
ACMA has found a marriage equality ad that played on Foxtel on Valentine's Day was not in breach of the rules, though the same ad on Sky was problematic. And Ray Hadley got away with playing a political ad during a blackout period because he wasn't paid for it.
March 28, 2017 2
The television network failed to provide the necessary details during a political broadcast.
March 13, 2017 2
But will Jones et al. take this lying down?
November 30, 2016
Kicking the RSPCA and local councils from a list of agencies with access to metadata led to a drop in the amount of data being accessed.
September 28, 2016 1
ACMA has found Seven breached the broadcasting code when it aired footage of a defendant's previous legal counsel with a voice-over saying the man's lawyers had failed to prepare for court.
September 20, 2016 4
CPSU celebrates cut ... NBN courts the Bachelor ... Flying Heap of Crap watch ...
September 2, 2016 2
Fairfax is taking in plenty of cash from the Chinese Communist Party but says there's no conflict of interest there. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
September 2, 2016
One aired on Southern Cross in Tasmania, and featured premier Will Hodgman spruiking what his Liberal government had done for Tasmania
August 22, 2016
One viewer's sex scene is another viewer's "violent sexual expression of male dominance". And other media tidbits of the day.
August 22, 2016
An allegedly anal sex scene did not breach broadcasting codes.
August 8, 2016 10
Andrew Bolt displayed the thick skin and calm demeanour for which he is justly famous.
June 2, 2016
Not very PG.
January 28, 2016 3
The last time the Nationals were allowed to regulate media content, Labor had to fix up the resulting mess. Now they're at it again.
November 10, 2015
A new code of practice for TV networks permits M and MA15+ programs to be broadcast during family prime time.