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Ten’s shock write-down augurs grim days for broadcast TV

Ten’s shock write-down augurs grim days for broadcast TV

Hard to know if this is the beginning of the end, or if we're already at the third act.

Time for Max to face his own axe at Southern Cross

Time for Max to face his own axe at Southern Cross

The Southern Cross Media AGM in a couple of weeks is likely to be a boisterous affair, with shareholders having plenty to complain about.

Media briefs: ABC’s unkind cuts … Godwin’s law … brownface …

Media briefs: ABC’s unkind cuts … Godwin’s law … brownface …

Peter Lewis has departed Southern Cross Media -- could it be Ten's dismal ratings that drove him out? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Nine insider reveals: WIN network deal just not cricket

Nine insider reveals: WIN network deal just not cricket

Nine is swimming in debt and is making one bad business decision after another. A former Nine Entertainment executive wonders: where did it all go wrong?

The end of local news? What reform could mean for regional TV

The end of local news? What reform could mean for regional TV

Outside of capital cities, viewers sometimes struggle to get access to locally produced news about their area. Will this get worse if Southern Cross and Nine are allowed to merge?

Dance of the moguls threatens to leave Ten on its lonesome

Dance of the moguls threatens to leave Ten on its lonesome

Speculation about media tie-ups reflects the agenda of the players involved. And that's before the dance music even starts. Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane on who'll be left without a partner.

How Steve Fielding helped billionaires dominate media ownership

How Steve Fielding helped billionaires dominate media ownership

Steve Fielding retires from the Senate on June 30, but one of his lasting legacies will be the continuing flow of media deals triggered by John Howard’s liberalisation of foreign and cross-media ownership laws in 2005.

Southern Cross Media bid to buy Austereo

Southern Cross Media bid to buy Austereo

Southern Cross Media Group Ltd has made a highly geared 1980s-style takeover bid for Austereo Group Limited, valuing the company at about $706.8 million.