June 14, 2018 12
The Sopranos ushered in a renaissance for the small screen, latterly continued by Netflix et al. But the economic reality of running an entertainment business like Netflix will crunch hard — and soon. So enjoy this golden age of TV, while you still can.
June 8, 2018 2
The Queer Eye cast have been on a whirlwind PR tour, which brought some challenges for the traditional media.
May 28, 2018 3
It's a fight for survival in the world of streaming, and these major takeover deals will determine who comes out on top.
May 23, 2018
The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance is warning of more trouble at Fairfax.
May 14, 2018 4
Like the shift to streaming television, more and more Australians are listening to music through streaming services. But are they listening to Australian songs?
May 9, 2018 5
Industry groups are ramping up a communications policy push, and the focus is on a certain foreign streaming service.
March 14, 2018 2
Lehmo is heading to the ABC. Plus other media tidbits of the day.
March 9, 2018 3
Controversial comedian Chris Lilley is back, but he probably won't be doing blackface this time. The Queensland Government announced this week that it was supporting a new project from Lilley to be shown on Netflix. The streaming giant says he won't be doing blackface.
January 24, 2018
Netflix's quarterly earnings, released this week, show incredible growth in subscribers and profits, thanks in large part to the streaming service's international viewers.
December 18, 2017 1
As Disney squares up to take on Netflix's streaming dominance, it would do well to learn how to make friends.
November 17, 2017 4
Things are looking up for the Australian screen industry, writes Ben Eltham. So why is everyone so nervous?
October 31, 2017 5
Why do so many social media accounts of so many serious institutions talk to us as though we prefer our institutions or politicians “humanised” and served in the way of a soft drink?
October 17, 2017 3
Fairfax's business pages get their businessmen in a muddle, confusing Solomon Lew and Garry Hounslew.
August 10, 2017 3
Maverick blogger Shane Dowling has been jailed for four months for contempt of court. Unsurprisingly, he was tweeting about it to the last.
July 18, 2017
The Herald Sun has video footage of a train brawl with a pregnant woman. The only problem is, the fight (and the video) are two years old.
May 31, 2017 3
The first instinct of Australia's biggest businesses isn't to innovate but to go to Canberra to demand help, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.
May 16, 2017 2
How hacking is shown in the media, the government showing support for Australian content. Plus more media news.
January 16, 2017 2
Would an all-you-can-eat Netflix approach to news save the media business?
December 20, 2016 5
Another year, another bunch of businesses and businesspeople to live in infamy.
December 16, 2016 5
Pirate Bay, Torrentz, and IsoHunt on the chopping block as court orders piracy sites to be censored.