Mediaweek Morning Report

Thursday July 13 2017

  • Australian Survivor returning with live finale: Launching against The Block July 30
  • Knight moves: Sir Richard Branson bringing “Tubular Bells” & more to smoothfm
  • The ARIA Awards returning to Nine – save the date – November 28, 2017
  • Social Content Ratings: Nine’s Ninja Warriors smashes makeovers and mummies
  • Spotify secures new Australian headquarters in new Sydney CBD office tower
  • Amber Harrison’s plea to judge: “Seven chose to run trial and should pay for it”
  • Job opportunity: Schwartz Media looking for a new editor for The Saturday Paper
  • Scott Cam reveals how The Block saved five period homes from demolition
  • Week 28 TV: Wednesday
    As NSW loses Origin series, Nine wins the ratings with 2.48m
    Midweek win secures Nine 40% share, week-to-date over 30%
    Big challenge for MasterChef & Offspring, Mad As Hell, Border Security

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Olly Wilton: Twitter and sport

Olly Wilton is the head of sports partnerships at Twitter Australia and he’s got a great job talking about sports to sports people and attending some great events. He talked with Mediaweek‘s James Manning about everything from hashtags and emojis to the best sports teams all around the world to follow on Twitter, how players, clubs and fans use the platform, through to some of the big sporting events that Twitter be working with later this year.

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Nova's Kent "Smallzy" Small

Mediaweek’s Kruti Joshi visits Australia’s #1 nightly presenter Kent “Smallzy” Small at the Nova Entertainment office in Sydney. Smallzy discusses career lessons, being fired, interviewing some of the biggest celebrities in the world and engaging with listeners on social media.

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Seven Days

Mediaweek’s James Manning and Kruti Joshi talk about the media headlines of the week. Topics this week include Fairfax, Ten, the new Optus content play, The Australian Women’s Weekly’s new editor and more.

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