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Audio and video are the new ABC buzzwords, internal documents show

Audio and video are the new ABC buzzwords, internal documents show

The ABC is preparing for yet another restructure announcement, where it's likely to make changes to increase communication and content between its silos.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: viewers abandon reality TV

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: viewers abandon reality TV

News, soaps and even the cricket outrated Big Brother and Masterchef, writes Glenn Dyer.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: viewers switch off bean counters’ summer fare

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: viewers switch off bean counters’ summer fare

Just over 40% of the audience again watched the digitals or pay TV instead of the weak offerings on the main free-to-air channels.

Five reasons why the govt should be wary about set-top boxes

Five reasons why the govt should be wary about set-top boxes

Is the federal government's $308 million plan to provide pensioners with digital set-top boxes really a vital service for vulnerable Australians?

Aussie boob tube for blokes

Aussie boob tube for blokes

The Seven Network has announced a new digital TV channel marketed specifically towards men. Set to leave the locker room late next month, 7Mate will have an emphasis on sport and cars. Struth! says Dan Barrett.

More movies, more news or more <em>Two and a Half Men</em>? Australia’s new channels

More movies, more news or more Two and a Half Men? Australia’s new channels

Each commercial broadcaster will offer three unique channels by the end of 2010. So what can we expect? Dan Barrett wraps the rumours and speculation.

Another justification for the FTA handout goes

Another justification for the FTA handout goes

The free-to-air television networks have repeatedly changed their justification for the licence fee handout. Now the latest excuse has been demolished by Foxtel.

How Australia ended up with <em>five</em> terrible, govt-funded TV stations

How Australia ended up with five terrible, govt-funded TV stations

Australians once had a chance to get new and original TV channels. Instead, we got repeats of Alf and something called "Slamball" -- and we're now paying for the privilege. Peter Martin explains how the networks pulled it off.

The furphies fly in the Great Free TV Handout Debate

The furphies fly in the Great Free TV Handout Debate

There's plenty of nonsense circulating about the Government's half-billion dollar handout to the television networks. And not all of it from the Government.

How much local content are we getting for our $250k?

How much local content are we getting for our $250k?

Australia's digital channels are still exempt from the "55% local content" rules. Given they just got a $250k hand-out from the government under the guise of protecting Australian TV, isn't it time some quotas were enforced? asks David Knox.