A new app will turn Uber drivers into on-the-fly camera operators for major news networks.
It's John van Tiggelen v Gerard Henderson in an e-stoush worth reading. Plus other media snippets of the day.
6:30 with George Negus died a slow death by viewer indifference. Negus, however, said that at least Ten had a go and the product he fronted most nights wasn't that bad.
Mel Rafter, a character from TV soap Packed To The Rafters, has been written out of the script so an actress can try her hand at Hollywood. So, who cares? Well, we do apparently. Why else would the media relentlessly cover the 'death' of a television character as news?
Good question: TV news outlets in Australia, the UK and the Middle East allow anyone to stream their content online -- so why do all US broadcasters lock the rest of the world out?
The ABC has announced a predictable line-up of familiar faces for its new 24-hour news channel. The only real surprise is the absence of "Australia's Anderson Cooper", Tony Jones, and ties, says Dan Barrett.
Ever noticed how formulaic news reporting is? From the 'walking through a busy crowd and talking with your hands' to 'shots of headless obese people', Charlie Brooker shows how the news is made.
A new survey has found that Fox is the only TV news network that more Americans trust than distrust, with 49% of all people -- and 79% of Republicans -- saying they trust the station.