Topic archives: Sunrise

The Oz v Oz … 2018 produces most complained about ads … Sunrise ditched by band …

May 2, 2018

The Oz has set its sights on a new target: former Junkee politics editor and "fake news merchant" Osman Faruqi. And other media tidbits of the day.

Sunrise protest derails broadcast … Geoffrey Rush ‘hounded’ … the cost of speaking out …

April 10, 2018 3

Indigenous protest derails Surnise (as they actually make it on-screen). Plus other media tidbits from the day.

To blur or not to blur … YouTube shooting fake news … Sunrise segment investigated …

April 4, 2018

The media near unanimously showed the face of a man climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Sunrise’s panel follow-up … Court rules against Tele in Rush case … Chip shot from the bunker …

March 20, 2018 2

Sunrise has followed up its error-ridden, all-white panel discussion of removing Aboriginal children from their families. Plus, other media tidbits from the day.

Bushfires show which networks take news seriously at breakfast time

and March 19, 2018 2

Coverage of bushfires in Victioria and New South Wales has illustrated which breakfast TV faction can handle an emergency, and which preferred to show Richard Wilkins on a rollercoaster.

Controversial Sunrise segment misused file footage provided by non-profit

March 16, 2018 2

Sunrise has pulled down footage, originally provided to them by a non profit, which was repurposed in a way that may "perpetuate ideas and stereotypes about Indigenous people".

Media Adviser: a dummy’s guide to booking panels

March 15, 2018 1

How do you organise a panel on a controversial subject without causing a national outrage? Rebekah Holt offers advice in a brand new column.

How the media — including me — helped normalise political extremists

November 10, 2017 24

We've created a world in which abuse and harassment of politicians is normalised. The media is a big part of the problem -- and not just the mainstream media.

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

Who doesn’t love a wedding to boost ratings?

April 24, 2017

Seven is hoping Edwina Bartholomew's upcoming wedding will be a ratings bonanza.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

April 21, 2017

The ABC aired the final Clarke and Dawe last night.

Does Channel Ten need its own Kochie to survive the ratings war?

March 24, 2017 4

Could there be something in the fact that Ten is the only commercial network without a breakfast TV show? Isabelle Amy and Glenn Dyerreport.

The complex economics of photographing Sam Armytage’s grundies

December 13, 2016 18

Pictures of the Sunrise host won't make anyone rich -- but they are a reliable, steady earner for Sydney's paparazzi.

Not content with whingeing, Seven sues Nine over popularity claims

October 27, 2016 1

Is Today more popular than Sunrise? Seven says it is not, and it is suing to stop Nine saying it is.

‘Lure of a car crash’: why producers kept Hanson’s name in lights

July 19, 2016 14

Pauline Hanson is great TV talent, whatever you think of her views. It's catnip for ratings-chasing producers.

Media briefs: AFP ain’t spying on journos, says AFP … daft women of breakfast TV … click matrixes …

Media briefs: AFP ain’t spying on journos, says AFP … daft women of breakfast TV … click matrixes …

February 15, 2016 2

The "daft women on breakfast TV". And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: <em>Sunrise</em> steals vision … Netflix arrives … Brooks a Luddite …

Media briefs: Sunrise steals vision … Netflix arrives … Brooks a Luddite …

March 3, 2015 1

Seven always complains about Nine and Ten taking its vision. So why was Sunrise playing a clip off the ABC's Australian Story this morning? And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: ABC crowns Uhlmann … Sunrise under fire … Forbes goes native …

Media briefs: ABC crowns Uhlmann … Sunrise under fire … Forbes goes native …

January 7, 2015 6

Iconic American business magazine Forbes has produced an advertising cover for telecomm AT&T. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: everyone’s a critic … Happy New Year … a rare vacancy …

Media briefs: everyone’s a critic … Happy New Year … a rare vacancy …

January 5, 2015 3

Seven's Sunrise has come in for a round of criticism over its (alleged lack of) coverage of the South Australian bushfires. And other media tidbits of the day.

Clive Palmer’s taking you to court, and it doesn’t matter if he wins

Clive Palmer’s taking you to court, and it doesn’t matter if he wins

November 6, 2014 5

Clive Palmer's long history of litigating against his detractors has served him well, regardless of how many cases he actually wins.

Seven demands a sneak peek of <em>Sunrise</em> producer’s tell-all

Seven demands a sneak peek of Sunrise producer’s tell-all

October 3, 2014

Seven wants an advance copy of Adam Boland's new book. Despite his assurances there's nothing in it to worry about, the network has taken him to court to get it.