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.
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…
This promo for Fox Sports’ coverage of Wimbledon 2010 is pulling at the Aussie heartstrings! Check it out here.
The competition is heating up between the three winter football codes, the AFL, NRL and Rugby Union. This is the latest commercial promoting the Wallabies and their 2010 Test Campaign. Tell us what you think. This is the press release from Ogilvy & Mather, the agency behind the commercial Press Release: SYDNEY, May 20, 2010… Continue reading Wallabies step up marketing campaign
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