Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday April 13 2017 – Happy Easter!

  • News Corp Brisbane editorial staff pass a vote of No Confidence in management
    Staff doubtful that publisher will build economically viable model to sustain business
  • Readership: News media readership data counts 16.7m readers: SMH #1 news brand
    Weekday rises for The Oz, AFR and Daily Tele, weekend numbers dip
  • Mediaweek feature sparks a call for editor of The Age to launch an internal inquiry
  • MCN promotes Shae Bonney to national role, Jo Clasby joins from Bauer
  • Tina Arena is returning to Nova Entertainment’s smoothfm as weekend host
  • Digital advertising in the UK grows at its fastest rate for nine years, mobile spend +50%
  • Judge says Harrison v Seven should continue to be heard in the NSW Supreme Court
  • Discovery teams up with Dr Karl and Fredbird Entertainment for science series
  • Fairfax’s Domain launches 360-degree auction broadcasting in Australian first
  • The Daily Mail apologises to First Lady Melania Trump and agrees to pay damages
  • Reality TV feud gets realer! Sydney TV Housewife complains to cops about co-star
  • Julia Zemiro says Rockwiz likely to be rested in 2017, but live shows continuing
  • Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why shoots to the top of the Audience Demand TV charts
  • Week 15: Wednesday (Easter survey break)
    Seven #1 as Easter holiday viewing on primary channels on 65%
    Six multichannels have audience shares of 3.5% or better

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