The Australian Media and Communications Authority has cleared an expletive-riddled sketch from the ABC's Tonightly which raised complaints from Communications Minister Mitch Fifield.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
Wanna do what you want, when you want, because you wanna? Just make sure the rules you break are enforced by these guys.
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.
The television network failed to provide the necessary details during a political broadcast.