Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday April 20 2017

  • New laws to ban gamb­ling advertising during live sporting events expected
  • Courtney Gibson to run production company Jungle as it moves into drama
  • Nova Entertainment launches Modern Babies branded podcast for Genea
  • Key changes to Fairfax Media commercial: Matt Rowley & Andrew Mudgway
  • Madman Media Group acquires production co Garage Entertainment Australia
  • On Message and Mindshare create Messenger chatbot for Wentworth fans
  • Grant Denyer back at work on TEN’s Family Feud after car crash recovery
  • AACTA Awards: Entries open for 2017, online movies/series now eligible
  • Tucker Carlson again promoted at Fox News after Bill O’Reilly let go
  • No score likely: ABC only FTA broadcaster believed to interested in A-League
  • Netball WA and Nine Perth partner for Nine News Teams of the Week comp

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Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi cover the headlines in media this week in this pre-Easter edition of Seven Days. Discussion include the News Corp redundancies, radio presenters on break (except Fitzy and Wippa), how Natasha Exelby became the most-talked about topic in the sector, Peter Wiltshire‘s new ad rep business, Stan’s chicken shop activation and much more.
Listen online here.