Mediaweek Morning Report

Friday June 30 2017

  • After negotiation Pacific Magazines to outsource subs to Pagemasters
    22 staff to be impacted, publisher and Pagemasters exploring options
  • Good and bad news for 21st Century Fox: Ofcom’s Fox/Sky merger report
    Sky remains a fit and proper UK licence holder in event of the merger
    Phase 2 investigation into merger on grounds of media plurality ordered
  • Fairfax auction deadline, report Hellman and Friedman not ready to bid
  • Age editor Alex Lavelle announces new appointments, more to follow
  • REA Group says it expects to take a non-cash impairment hit of $180m
  • Amber Harrison agrees she won’t sue previous law firm, avoids legal bill
  • The New York Times looking to cut costs by restructuring subs desks too
  • SCA consolidating digital stations under Triple M or Hit Network banners
  • Sports: Fox Sports signs new Ladies European golf deal, more Aussies on Tour
  • PGA of Australia and Golf Australia confirm a new long-term Seven deal
  • Seven’s broadcast of Wimbledon starts Monday, hosted by Todd Woodbridge
  • 2GB’s Alan Jones on cricket dispute: Accuses CA of “money grab”
  • Andrew Mercado’s TV Guide: Game of Thrones greatest hits + Ten/Foxtel’s Gogglebox spinoff
  • Friday feature: Mediaweek Asia with Peter Olszewski
    Profile: Multi Channels Asia Managing Director Gregg Creevey

    Australian SOPA Awards winners, Malaysia & Singapore radio ratings
    Turner buys stake Pops Worldwide, Thai OTT regulations, Apple Daily
  • Week 26 TV: Thursday
    The Front Bar topples The AFL Footy Show…but only just
    Final night of Filthy Rich And Homeless pushes SBS share higher
    The Checkout season five finale, no more eps until 2018

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Michael Portillo on his successful Great Railway Journeys series
  • Bangkok’s Capital TV co-founder Raine Grady’s 20-year career
  • Editor Alex Lavelle on how The Age maintains quality with fewer staff
  • News Prestige Network launches for advertisers to tap the affluent market
  • Inside’s relaunch with Nine’s Head of News Digital Josie MacRae
  • Paul Ryan’s 57 Films talks opening up China with chefs, AFL and soccer
  • Fox Sports’ all-rounder Jessica Yates covering motorsports and NRL
  • Spectator at 96FM’s Million Dollar Kick, Jo & Lehmo mark 300 shows for Gold 104.3, Crocmedia’s new fishing show, media people raising awareness for Red Nose Day

New magazines this week