Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday May 31 2017

  • Media unity against web giants sees Michael Miller writing for AFR:
    Google no friend…done more than anything to destroy journalism model
  • Media CEOs in Canberra, but ALP says no to repeal of two-out-of-three
  • One Nation to oppose many Coalition bills unless ABC funding slashed
  • Zenith media consumption forecast: Mobile climbs, traditional media down
  • TEN’s new Survivor series back in Samoa and coming soon
  • Despite adjustment to April revenue figures, outdoor sector still sizzling
  • Rachel Storer wins first Brian White Scholarship awarded by CRA
  • OMG agencies hold staff events to launch Reconciliation Action Plan
  • SBS reveals special programming for Reconciliation Week
  • Greg Hywood linked to Rebel Wilson: Star made plea to media boss
  • Media companies will only interview Schapelle if they get her for free
  • Hoyts CEO Damian Keogh ​receives 18-month good behaviour bond
  • NewsLifeMedia partners with Westpac and Telstra for second Vogue Codes event
  • wins rights to South Australian racing, signs new sponsors
  • Twitter partners with video game publisher on eSports tournament
  • Social Content Rankings: Seven’s House Rules & ABC2’s football coverage
  • Week 22 TV: Tuesday
    Seven crushes the opposition with House Rules continuing to mop up
    Seven wins with big lead primary and combined channels
    MasterChef pushes TEN close to Nine with immunity pin battle
    Britain’s Got Talent helps Nine, but doesn’t dent other reality formats

New magazines this week

Seven Days

SBS’s Marc Fennell joins James Manning and Kruti Joshi at the Mediaweek HQ in this weekly episode of the Seven Days podcast. Topics discussed include the Senate Estimates hearing, the latest on Fairfax, Rebel Wilson v Bauer, plus Fennell reveals a top-secret project involving Tom Cruise and talks about his resignation from triple j and involvement co-curating Junkee Media’s film festival.

Listen online here.

Tech with Trevor Long & Stephen Fenech

Mediaweek this week celebrates 300 episodes of the Two Blokes Talking Tech podcast hosted by Trevor Long and Stephen Fenech. The two tech gurus originally came together on a Mediaweek tech podcast seven years ago. Since then they have podcasted as Two Blokes from all around the world. They still have their own podcasts each week too.

Listen online here.

Mediaweek TV

It has been Twin Peaks time around the globe and Mediaweek’s James Manning and Andrew Mercado spend the first part of the new TV podcast discussing David Lynch’s return to the cult series. They also discuss changes to Foxtel Play’s packages, American Gods, War On Waste, Hamish & Andy’s True Stories plus NSW’s hippest regional cinema – South West Roxy.

Listen online here.