Mediaweek Morning Report

Friday June 9 2017

  • The AFR: 30-plus from the TPG Group camp descend upon Fairfax
    First day of face-to-face meetings with Fairfax Media management
  • Deadline for possible sale of Pandora Media extended on Thursday
  • Katy Perry with Nova this week, coming to Seven’s Sunrise later in June
  • Tributes for Walkley Award-winning journalist Jill Singer who has died
    Memories from colleagues at Seven Network, Herald Sun and ABC News
  • oOh!media continues Gen Z content play with relaunch of online student platform
  • Video of Herald Sun and Sky News commentator Andrew Bolt fighting back
  • Nova’s Luttsy apologises for allegations that Hamish & Andy took his idea

Friday feature: Mediaweek New Zealand with John Drinnan

  • NZ Radio Awards winners, Radio gig for Wendyl Nissen, Dame Julie Christie
  • Comm Bank agency change, Auckland Housewives travels, IAB Awards
  • NZ Profile: Former SBS newsman Mike Boyd on NZ political media
  • Week 23 TV: Thursday
    Nine narrowly outrates Seven with live NRL v AFL
    TEN’s equal best this week with two MasterChef eps

New in Mediaweek Magazine

In the new issue of Mediaweek magazine:

  • Media bosses’ excursion to Canberra
  • Foxtel CEO Peter Tonagh on the rebrand + new-look streaming service
  • How Sally Obermeder built Swiish.com into an online retailer
  • GfK Radio Ratings Survey 3, 2017: four pages of expert analysis
  • The Morning Show’s EP Sarah Stinson on ratings, revenue and hosts Kylie & Larry
  • Here Come The Habibs! back scoring laughs from multicultural Australia
  • Veteran reporter Crash Craddock on covering cricket for News Corp and Fox Sports
  • Spectator at Val Morgan marking a century of cinema, Nova’s Vivid celebrations in Sydney

New magazines this week

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