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Inside Mediaweek #1259: Sky News Election Team, Chris Dore, Pitchfork, Hamish & Andy

This week: The Chaser’s Election Desk, Dance Academy on the big screen, Escape, Wish, and Russh magazines

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Inside the 13 June issue of Mediaweek magazine #1259

First Look
The Chaser’s Chas Licciardello believes viewers have been missing the team’s memorable stunts. Look for The Chaser’s Election Desk to remedy that in time for next month’s federal election

Person Of The Week
Editor of The Daily Telegraph Christopher Dore: “To some people on social media it is apparently a great disgrace that newspaper editorials should have an opinion”

Inside Television
Sky News is fielding a strong team to cover the July federal election and Mediaweek asked Speers, Credlin, Keneally, Bolt, Beattie, Reith, Karvelas and Murray what they love and loathe about following the campaign trail

Inside Television
ABC3’s kids TV series Dance Academy has conquered the world with overseas sales, now plans to conquer the big screen with a feature film. Mediaweek speaks to series co-creator and EP Joanna Werner

Inside Radio
Hamish & Andy’s
EP Sam Cavanagh talks about his long association with the comedy duo and their rise to the top

Inside Publishing
Ryan Schreiber
, editor-in-chief and co-founder of one of the world’s most influential music brands Pitchfork Media, spoke to Mediaweek during his visit down under about his company, the decision to sell to Condé Nast, plus his personal musical tastes

Inside Publishing
News Corps’ national travel editor Jana Frawley talks about the relaunch of Escape: “Everybody goes on a holiday or is planning one”

Inside Publishing
Wish editor David Meagher discusses the success of News Corp’s monthly insert magazine and Russh editor Jess Blanch explains how the magazine has grown out of being an indie magazine

Spectator
Photo coverage of Meghan Trainor’s appearance at World Famous Rooftop, the South Australia Media Awards 2016 and Nine’s Agency of Origin at North Sydney Oval

Media People
Staff movements at SBS, News Corp, CJZ and FleishmanHillard

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