All the publicity about how John Westacott will return to save 60 Minutes from its current appalling performance ignores one very salient point: 60 Minutes' problems are all of his doing.
Nine's Head of News Mark Calvert identifies the major selling point of new show THIS afternoon: the hosts are a bit of alright.
John Westacott in “No Apology” zone; (Alleged) Felineicide in Double Bay; Nancy's "Send ‘The Boys’ to Mecca" campaign continues, and more in this week’s edition of Gerard Henderson’s Media Watch Dog.
Seeing as the ABC in leaking like a sieve over the Chaser controversy, another employee gets in on the act. Plus more Westacott reminiscing, cheeky japes from the cricket world, the next appointee to the WA Supreme Court, and more.
As he snaps on his gold watch, the eulogies for John Westacott keep pouring into Crikey.
John Westacott presided over the most dramatic demise in Australian media history, say some disgruntled Channel Nine insiders.
Westy’s worries. From: Pike, Michelle on behalf of Westacott, JohnSent: Tue 1/04/2008 7:40 PM To: TCN News DepartmentSubject: FW: News & Current Affairs Team Drinks 6 April 08 Esteemed colleagues, At the monthly editorial drinks in the boardroom this Thursday, I’d like 10 minutes to discuss a couple of matters that impact on our very […]