Mediaweek Morning Report

Tuesday May 9 2017

  • TPG makes promise to invest in journalism amid reports Fairfax deal unlikely
    TPG could bid for all of Fairfax, then sell assets: Likely buyers for 2GB/3AW?
  • After wild weekend of media changes stocks lift for broadcasters and Fairfax
  • Ray Hadley victorious after 20-month court battle with Parra Eels officials
  • Nine leading the race for “Cocaine Cassie” Sainsbury’s tell-all jail story
  • Foxtel and FremantleMedia Australia announce sixth season of Wentworth
  • New Yahoo7 hires: Anny Havercroft head of brand, Mary Evans group sales manager
  • Facebook fights fake news in UK: Deletes accounts and runs press ads
  • Pandora sale one of the options for board after new funding approved
  • Remembering Lou Richards: Herald Sun, Seven & Nine pay tribute to a legend
  • Social Content Ratings: A-League and House Rules ranked #1 by Nielsen
  • Box Office: New releases can’t match Guardians Vol 2 which passes $23m
  • Week 19 TV: Monday
    Memorable performances help keep The Voice and Nine #1 on Monday
    MasterChef and HYBPA? return to steer TEN’s best Monday of survey year
    House Rules lifts close to 300,000 week-on-week for Seven

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