The Morrison government's $17.1 million grant for commercial TV broadcasting is "like asking for sustenance and getting candy."
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.
Headline writers at Melbourne's two papers must have thought they had the perfect pun for Richmond's Saturday grand final win.
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.
Crikey readers talk the new government's changes, free TV's privacy arrangements and why a Brighton train station lucked out.
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?
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.