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Pacific Islanders ‘bemused’ by Morrison’s commercial TV plan

Pacific Islanders ‘bemused’ by Morrison’s commercial TV plan

The Morrison government's $17.1 million grant for commercial TV broadcasting is "like asking for sustenance and getting candy."

Attack on the ABC blows up in the face of Liberals, media companies

Attack on the ABC blows up in the face of Liberals, media companies

A joint attack on the ABC by the Liberals, One Nation and the commercial media sector has fallen apart due to lack of actual evidence.

Facebook downplays dominance as ACCC submissions are filed

Facebook downplays dominance as ACCC submissions are filed

Facebook is intent on denying it has a monopoly on the market. Is that going to fly with the competition regulator?

Roarsome … Seven’s PR offensive … more free money, please …

Roarsome … Seven’s PR offensive … more free money, please …

Headline writers at Melbourne's two papers must have thought they had the perfect pun for Richmond's Saturday grand final win.

Television: the land where the age of entitlement never ends

Television: the land where the age of entitlement never ends

For the free-to-air commercial broadcasters, it's always the age of entitlement -- no matter who is in power. Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer detail the largesse.

Abbott team’s public service tantrum

Abbott team’s public service tantrum

Crikey readers talk the new government's changes, free TV's privacy arrangements and why a Brighton train station lucked out.

Commercial TV groaning under weight of email complaints system

Commercial TV groaning under weight of email complaints system

The first full year of the new email-based complaint-making process has seen an explosion on moans and groans and worse from viewers.

Why not a handout for all in the media?

Why not a handout for all in the media?

Did the TV industry do what normally happens when incumbents are threatened by new competitors -- improve its product, sharpen its service, listen to its customers? Are you kidding?

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.

Crikey readers’ Friday arguments

Crikey readers’ Friday arguments

Indigenous disadvantage ... Free TV ... On Unions ... Michael Jackson ... back pain ... Rundle's Russia ... Optus ... Dog and Christianity.