The world’s 10th biggest airline and Australia’s national flag carrier QANTAS has grounded its domestic and international fleets as of 5PM Saturday in an effort to bring to a close the industrial action that has been crippling Australia’s iconic company for the past 15 months. According to news.com.au the grounding of the QANTAS fleet by CEO Alan… Continue reading SPECIAL REPORT: Worldwide media coverage for QANTAS grounding
Airlines use Facebook as the new PR front
Over the past week airports across Europe and the USA have been left at a standstill due to severe winter snow storms. The snow has caused havoc to Christmas travellers trying to make it back to family gatherings around the world. This CNN World Report video highlights the chaos that has been caused across both sides… Continue reading Airlines use Facebook as the new PR front
ABC v Sky News Australia: Round 1
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
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.