The Australian free-to-air networks have had early evening rolling coverage of the Labor leadership spill, along with Sky News Australia and Sky News Business. There has also been coverage from overseas news networks with breaking news and headline coverage on CNN, BBC World News and Al Jezeera. See some screen shots are below.
The Ten Network served Breakfast this morning ahead of its scheduled debut next Monday. The move to premiere the breakfast show early was made in order to capitalise on the leadership crisis currently engulfing Australia following Mr Kevin Rudd resigning as Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs. The program is fronted by NZ’s Paul Henry, Andrew Rochford and Kathryn Robinson,… Continue reading Breakfast served early, how did it taste?
This week the Gillard Government announced that the Department of Foreign Affairs’ international television network, the Australia Network will now become a permanent feature of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s duties as the national broadcaster, rather than have the network put out to commercial tender. This announcement comes after the Government scrapped that tender process to run… Continue reading The ABC must grow the Australia Network
At 7:30 tonight the ABC will flick the switch on their new free-to-air digital only channel, ABC NEWS 24. The channel will be available on the now defunct ABC HD with a simulcast of the launch program for the new station available on ABC1. In the midst of a hotly contested Federal election the long… Continue reading ABC v Sky News Australia: Round 1