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Looking back on a year of TV winners and losers

Looking back on a year of TV winners and losers

From politics to sport, Australian TV has had but a few bright spots.

High and dry

High and dry

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.

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.

Razer’s Class Warfare: shut up about the <em>GoT</em> rape already

Razer’s Class Warfare: shut up about the GoT rape already

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.

Not-so-<em>Modern Family</em>: are we in a golden age of queer television?

Not-so-Modern Family: are we in a golden age of queer television?

It's been 16 years since the coming-out episode of Ellen, and queer characters are now commonplace on TV. What now?

Come on grab your friends: How <em>Adventure Time</em> and <em>Louie</em> are changing TV

Come on grab your friends: How Adventure Time and Louie are changing TV

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

Media briefs: Bauer gets <em>Knowledge</em> … big TV week … vale Roger Ebert …

Media briefs: Bauer gets Knowledge … big TV week … vale Roger Ebert …

German media co brings exciting new title to replace Madison ... and other media gossip of the day.

Apple To Bid For Hulu?

Apple To Bid For Hulu?

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.

Is TV dead? Cable chief talks future of the idiot box

Is TV dead? Cable chief talks future of the idiot box

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.

It’s time to revisit media diversity laws

It’s time to revisit media diversity laws

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.