From politics to sport, Australian TV has had but a few bright spots.
Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week: James M. Cain goes to Appalachia, the Australian way of poverty and annoying TV heroines.
TV is not real. Even good TV is not real. And Game of Thrones is certainly not real. So stop yelling about the morality of a crime committed in a fictional kingdom peopled by demons.
It's been 16 years since the coming-out episode of Ellen, and queer characters are now commonplace on TV. What now?
What do a sitcom about a middle-aged man and a cartoon about a boy and his dog have in common? They're both revolutionising TV storytelling, writes Laurence Barber
Apple purchasing TV-on-demand service Hulu would alter television distribution to a degree that we’ve not yet seen before. It would also practically confirm the rumours that Apple are set to launch an actual Apple TV, says Dan Barrett.
During the weekend's US National Cable Show, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt claimed "there is no such thing as TV anymore." TV blogger Dan Barrett discusses Britt's remarks and the future of TV and online distribution.
Our national media has been reduced to six dominant groups. In the face of shrinking media diversity and an evolving media environment, it's time to reconsider how and why we regulate media ownership.