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Telstra and News Corp profit reports don’t paint a pretty picture for Foxtel

Telstra and News Corp profit reports don’t paint a pretty picture for Foxtel

New profit reports from News Corp and Telstra indicate that Foxtel's subscriber base is still fraught, and things will probably get worse before they get better.

Frangopoulos should get Sky’s house in order and quickly

Frangopoulos should get Sky’s house in order and quickly

We're starting to wonder who, if anyone, is doing quality checks on programming at Sky News.

The myth of black box warnings

The myth of black box warnings

Crikey readers have their say on anti-depressants, the death penalty and other issues of the day.

Media briefs: Nancy to Press Council … MEAA seeks chief … Digital revenues …

Media briefs: Nancy to Press Council … MEAA seeks chief … Digital revenues …

Kate Durham says she'll take Gerard Henderson to the Press Council. And other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Leak explained … Australian Property Review … FT wades in …

Media briefs: Leak explained … Australian Property Review … FT wades in …

A full 25% of the Australian Financial Review was comprised of property ads this morning. And other media tidbits of the dya.

Media briefs: spin cycles … Sky’s moolah … ISIS satire …

Media briefs: spin cycles … Sky’s moolah … ISIS satire …

Does Sydney's lord mayor employ more PR hacks than the Prime Minister? And other media tidbits of the day.

The copyright industry sends forth a skeleton army to fight piracy

The copyright industry sends forth a skeleton army to fight piracy

The copyright industry continues to mislead about the impact of piracy -- and the way to stop isn't copyright crackdowns but giving consumers what they want, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer write.

Media briefs: radio ratings … Tropfest fallout … US net TV …

Media briefs: radio ratings … Tropfest fallout … US net TV …

Lachlan Murdoch is a winner in the latest radio ratings, while Kyle and Jackie O have a lot of work to do at their new home.

The TV-free generation and its role in the NBN debate

The TV-free generation and its role in the NBN debate

More and more homes in the US are ditching the TV and consuming video content online or via tablets or smartphones. Will Australia follow suit? And if so, what would that mean for our new national broadband?

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.