Mediaweek Morning Report

Wednesday June 28 2017

  • News Corp Australia offers access to affluent audience with News Prestige Network
  • Pandora founder Tim Westergren departs as service quits Australia & NZ
  • The AFR reports US debt giant Oaktree Capital as a possible Ten bidder
  • John Singleton and Mark Carnegie organising finance for Macquarie Radio bid
  • News Corp Australia announces leadership changes to publishing operations
    Expanded roles for Peter Zavecz, Jason Scott, Neil Monaghan; Nick Trompf departs
  • Common Sense: The people making sense of the news on TEN & Lifestyle Channel
  • PM Malcolm Turnbull calls on the Senate to introduce “21st-century” media laws
  • Three journalists detained in Myanmar’s conflict-torn northern Shan State
  • Tributes pouring in for ABC publicist Chris Chamberlin who died suddenly
  • Kyle and Jackie O cop backlash after ripping into KIIS FM’s Intern Pete
  • Gold’s Jo Stanley and Anthony “Lehmo” Lehmann celebrate 300 shows
  • ITV Studios renews its long-standing first-look agreement with Seven
  • Behave Yourself’s Darren McMullen in NFL show soon for major US network
  • Nine’s Samantha Heathwood reveals she is being targeted by obsessive fan
  • Nielsen social content rankings: The Voice and State Of Origin each #1
  • Sports rights still growing dramatically: IPL sponsorship cost up 454%
  • UK’s Sky Sports tries Fox Sports initiative – themed channels for specific sports
  • Week 26 TV: Tuesday
    TEN scores another primary channel winning share with cooks & sharks
    #1 with close immunity battle on MasterChef, then a confirmed Shark sighting
    ABC audience liked Fairfax collaboration, but The New York Times? Not so much
    Filthy Rich & Homeless nearly as popular as Michael Portillo on SBS

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