Topic archives: Sky News

Media Files: Press Council clears Akerman’s Yassmin Abdel-Magied column

June 4, 2018 15

Piers Ackerman has been cleared by the Press Council for a column on the "failed concept of multiculturalism".

Media Files: Sky News takes a WIN

May 28, 2018 1

Sky News has made snapped up a deal for broadcasting daily content on WIN.

The Oz’s Twiggy apology … Kate who? … Sky adds another ex-pollie to line-up …

May 7, 2018 4

The Australian has apologised to Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest for an article regarding deals he made in in the 90s, and it only took them a year to do it. And other media tidbits of the day.

While Rupert’s away, the Murdoch sons start to clean up the house

May 7, 2018 5

Rupert Murdoch's continued absence from much of News Corp's public work has been the perfect time for his sons to override his affection for print media and walk back their newspaper holdings.

A Sky News sale to Disney would do nothing but give the Murdochs more power

April 4, 2018 1

While an independently run Sky News under Disney would at first seem to diminish any Murdoch influence, it pays to remember that the family is playing the long game.

Lehmo to replace Whateley … no equal pay for the Queen … Netflix’s news project? …

March 14, 2018 2

Lehmo is heading to the ABC. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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

February 26, 2018 4

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

Waking up with Chris Uhlmann … Foxtel owners clash on Sky fees … Tele’s ‘unhealthy’ graphic …

Waking up with Chris Uhlmann … Foxtel owners clash on Sky fees … Tele’s ‘unhealthy’ graphic …

December 20, 2017 1

Chris Uhlmann, fresh at Nine, is getting plenty of attention for his fill-in job at the commercial network's breakfast program, Today.

Marcus’ Sky apology … Cocaine Cassie’s wedding of the year … Nine dumps newsreaders …

Marcus’ Sky apology … Cocaine Cassie’s wedding of the year … Nine dumps newsreaders …

December 18, 2017 1

Caroline Marcus was forced to walkback claims about Channel Nine's culpability in the Ben McCormack case. Plus other media tid bits for the day.

Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally … grammar Nazis … journos arrested in Myanmar …

Sam Maiden v Kristina Keneally … grammar Nazis … journos arrested in Myanmar …

December 15, 2017 3

Sky News' Samantha Maiden and Bennelong candidate and former Sky presenter Kristina Keneally have faced off in a fiery interview on the network.

What you need to know about Fox, Disney and the future of Murdoch

November 8, 2017 2

What are global media watchers saying about the changing forecasts for Rupert Murdoch's media empire?

InDaily puts out the busker’s hat … Palin cops another loss … Fox outruns itself …

InDaily puts out the busker’s hat … Palin cops another loss … Fox outruns itself …

August 30, 2017

InDaily joins the long list of publications looking to subsidise their operations with philanthropic donations.

The many, many losers (and a few winners) from the CBS-Ten takeover

August 29, 2017 3

With CBS taking over Ten Network Holdings the entire Australian media landscape seems set for terraforming. Glenn Dyer breaks down the winners, losers and big changes of this complicated transaction.

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

Sky News on Ten? … mid-year Walkleys … Trudeau for (US) president …

July 27, 2017 2

Could Sky News be Ten's saviour? And other media tidbits of the day.

How denialists Kenny and Bolt royally screwed up reporting of climate paper

How denialists Kenny and Bolt royally screwed up reporting of climate paper

July 11, 2017 9

Wrong again, fellas. Master's student in sustainability Tom Allen helps Andrew Bolt and Chris Kenny understand basic climate science.

Murdochs set to seize control of Ten News

May 3, 2017 4

This latest move will elevate the Murdoch family to an unprecedented level of dominance in Australian media, write Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne.

Is Peter Dutton making a play, or did he just screw up (again)?

April 10, 2017 19

Is Peter Dutton trying to build momentum for a leadership tilt, or did he just get it wrong in that interview?

Latham finds a new platform even less watched and lower-fi than Sky’s Outsiders

Latham finds a new platform even less watched and lower-fi than Sky’s Outsiders

April 6, 2017 7

Lest we forget, Mark Latham once campaigned to be prime minister. He is now hosting Facebook Live video with terrible sound, and his co-host appears to be a cardboard cut-out of Donald Trump.

Latham’s mates all but abandon him

March 30, 2017 7

Marky no mates?

Latham dumped by Sky News after calling a high schooler ‘gay’

March 30, 2017 7

The former Labor leader, and former Financial Review columnist, and former Spectator writer, is now a former Sky News broadcaster.