Mediaweek Morning Report

Friday July 14 2017

  • Nine and Carat’s Great Australian Bite reveals recipe for food marketing
  • Australian-listed tech business Updater passes market share expectations
  • Could Christian Fricke be eventual successor to lead Bauer Media Australia?
  • Prue MacSween: “Tragic that many in Australia have lost sense of humour”
  • Derryn Hinch denies Amber Harrison relationship: “I should be so lucky”
  • Seven News Adelaide launching local 4pm bulletin hosted by Rosanna Mangiarelli
  • BBC News and CBS News form new editorial and newsgathering partnership
  • Emmy nominees: Nicole Kidman, Judy Davis, Geoffrey Rush and Ben Mendelsohn
    Westworld & SNL get 22 nominees each, HBO and Netflix over 200 between them
  • Top Of The Lake: China Girl launching July 27 in UK, expected here in August
  • Friday list: Former Fairfax music writer Andrew Murfett on 2017 first-half highlights
  • Cross-platform TV charts: Game Of Thrones demand climbs ahead of new season
  • Andrew Mercado’s TV Guide: HBO epic returns + Netflix’s bonkers new comedy
  • Friday feature: Mediaweek Asia with Peter Olszewski
    Former Sydney media exec and iflix co-founder Mark Britt talks to Mediaweek
    Plus: CNN’s Kimmy Ho, Hong Kong media, Vietnam & Thai TV, Mediacorp, HOOQ
  • Week 28 TV: Thursday
    Nine makes it five from five as AFL Footy Show ratings lift
    Cook crunched: MasterChef says farewell to frontrunner Eliza Wilson

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Radio’s big week: Ratings, revenues, Red Room with Lorde
  • Medium Rare’s MD Gerry Reynolds on the competitive field of custom publishing
  • GfK Radio Ratings Survey 4, 2017: Four pages of expert analysis
  • Inside Optus’ latest content play with National Geographic
  • How Twitter is monetising sports content for rights holders
  • Crocmedia sports journalist Damian Barrett’s busy week
  • Spectator at Lorde’s performance for Nova and Optus, Nine’s Ashes launch for clients and media

New magazines this week

Olly Wilton: Twitter and sport

Olly Wilton is the head of sports partnerships at Twitter Australia and he’s got a great job talking about sports to sports people and attending some great events. He talked with Mediaweek‘s James Manning about everything from hashtags and emojis to the best sports teams all around the world to follow on Twitter, how players, clubs and fans use the platform, through to some of the big sporting events that Twitter be working with later this year.

Listen online here.

Nova's Kent "Smallzy" Small

Mediaweek’s Kruti Joshi visits Australia’s #1 nightly presenter Kent “Smallzy” Small at the Nova Entertainment office in Sydney. Smallzy discusses career lessons, being fired, interviewing some of the biggest celebrities in the world and engaging with listeners on social media.

Listen online here.