Media frenzy over Rudd’s removal from office.

The news started to filter out of Canberra late on Wednesday 23 June 2010 that Kevin Rudd’s Prime Ministership was under threat. By 10:15pm a spilled was called for 9am Thursday. At about 9:25am Thursday 24 June, Sky News Australia reported first that Kevin Rudd had not contested the leadership and that Julia Gillard would become Australia’s first… Continue reading Media frenzy over Rudd’s removal from office.

MTR has a long road ahead…

The Nielsen Company released the fourth survey results for 2010. Whilst much comment has been made elsewhere in the media regarding Ray Hadley overtaking Alan Jones in the Sydney radio ratings (cf. the Australian) the focus must be on Melbourne’s newest talk radio station MTR 1377. FrostGlobal in April discussed the battle between talk heavyweight… Continue reading MTR has a long road ahead…

Writing on the wall for Senator Conroy over anti-siphoning

Saturday night’s French Open Women’s Final featuring Australia’s Samantha Stosur was a late addition to Nine’s schedule but a bit of programming genius. The broadcast averaged 1.1 million viewers nationally (not bad for a 10:45pm start time and around 1am finish) for the network. Comparatively over at Fox Sports, their coverage of the final (Nine… Continue reading Writing on the wall for Senator Conroy over anti-siphoning