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Media roundtable: what do we want from the new SBS managing director?

Media roundtable: what do we want from the new SBS managing director?

With Michael Ebeid on his way out, who should SBS look for as his replacement? We asked some of those who know SBS best.

Departing SBS boss announces next move

Departing SBS boss announces next move

Departing SBS managing director Michael Ebeid has announced his new gig — at the newly restructured Telstra.

SBS killed drug testing for welfare trial scoop in exchange for Turnbull interview

SBS killed drug testing for welfare trial scoop in exchange for Turnbull interview

SBS knew about the drug testing for welfare recipients trial weeks before the budget but sat on the story in exchange for an interview with the PM.

After SBS Zela, coverage of women’s sport slows to a trickle

After SBS Zela, coverage of women’s sport slows to a trickle

Only 15 articles on women's sport were published by SBS in October -- down from nearly 80 in SBS Zela's final month.

SBS boss Michael Ebeid canned an interview after a politician’s call

SBS boss Michael Ebeid canned an interview after a politician’s call

SBS CEO Michael Ebeid talks values at the Ethics Centre.

Another ‘captain’s call’ chapter closes, with Gupta stepping down from SBS

Another ‘captain’s call’ chapter closes, with Gupta stepping down from SBS

Nihal Gupta is stepping down from his role at SBS. But questions still linger about why he was appointed in the first place.

Turnbull dobbed in sacked SBS reporter over Anzac tweets

Turnbull dobbed in sacked SBS reporter over Anzac tweets

Malcolm Turnbull took umbrage with the Anzac Day tweets of SBS' football reporter. He took the unusual step of reporting the tweets to SBS management. Fair enough, or government overreach?

Ad hock: SBS having no trouble selling prime time

Ad hock: SBS having no trouble selling prime time

Managing director Michael Ebeid said SBS would struggle to fill 10 minutes of ads an hour -- but Crikey's analysis says otherwise.

Slippery slope: former SBS stars slam ad-averaging proposal

Slippery slope: former SBS stars slam ad-averaging proposal

The government's proposal to allow SBS to average out the number of ads it shows per hour could save the multicultural broadcaster from budget cuts. But its former stars tell Crikey it's just not worth it.

Media briefs: knee-deep in irony … advertisers turn to mobile … do all brown people look alike? …

Media briefs: knee-deep in irony … advertisers turn to mobile … do all brown people look alike? …

Comedian Nazeem Hussain tests gullibility in Parramatta. And other media tidbits of the day.