Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday June 20 2017

  • Pacific Magazines in talks with staff about outsourcing subbing to Pagemasters
    Changes to publishing model will see some staff move, others to depart
  • Singo and Mark Carnegie plan to take control of 2GB/3AW left in tatters
  • iSentia approached by a would-be suitor, sources tell The AFR’s Street Talk
  • While mulling Fairfax Media bid, TPG finds US$450 to invest in Vice Media
  • Hollywood agent allowed to testify in Rebel Wilson damages claim tomorrow
  • UK drama Liar with Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey) coming to Seven
  • ABC broadcaster Red Symons apologises for “coming across as racist”
  • Alan Jones’ health: Told he was at “the exit door, the situation was diabolical”
  • Rita Panahi’s plan to revive Nine’s AFL Footy Show: “It’s the content, stupid”
  • Box Office: Despicable Me 3 with Anti-Villain League opens close to $6m
  • Week 25 TV: Monday
    Nine’s comedy night again trails Seven’s reality/drama mix
    Hottest shows: Nine’s True Story, Seven’s House Rules, TEN’s MasterChef

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