Lachlan Murdoch’s courtroom drama all-star cast
If Lachlan Murdoch He will win a defamation battle against a small left-wing publisher Crikeythe News Corp co-chair will have to make his case to a judge who was previously the subject of a prejudice complaint arrested by one of his own Australian newspapers, reports Nine Publishing. Mark Di Stefano.
justice Michael Wignney was assigned to hear Murdoch’s lawsuit against Private Media, the publisher of CrikeyIn 2019, he found a company owned by News Corporation. daily telegraph slandered the actor Geoffrey Rush.
During an appeal against Judge Wigney’s decision to award $2.9 million in damages to Rush, of the Daily Telegraph The legal team argued that the judge’s “tone” raised concerns of bias in the case. The plea was later withdrawn and the judgment upheld.
But Judge Wigney is set to rule in the blockbuster case of Lachlan Keith Murdoch v. Private Media in Sydney’s federal court.
ABC Director’s Alleged Conflicts of Interest Under Scrutiny
The federal government is considering whether ABC directors should resign from their positions after the state broadcaster conveyed its concerns to the communications minister about alleged conflicts of interest. Michelle Rowlanda report by Nine Publishing Zoe Samios.
Fiona BalfourThe former chief information officer (CIO) of Qantas and Telstra joined ABC’s board last May, along with former News Corp and Foxtel bosses. Peter Tonerformer Seven executive, Australian Post Officer mario dragioShe faces calls to resign, citing potential conflicts of interest related to her recent appointment to the board of Telstra subsidiary Digicel.
Telstra is a major supplier of mobile technology and other services to ABC, and some board members believe the appointment is a conflict of interest, the masthead reported last week. Other members of the ABC Board disagree.
This year comes ad-supported Netflix.this is what we know
Global streaming giant Netflix plans to make new ad tiers available in Australia by the end of the year, in a clear sign it wants to boost revenue as subscriber numbers drop, says Nine Publishing. is reporting. Zoe Samios.
Local media sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly, said the streaming giant has started talking to local advertisers about plans to roll out ads. appears before the start.
The service is expected to cost around $8, which is less than the price of a basic Netflix streaming subscription. Regular paying subscribers are not required to view advertisements. Sources say Netflix is also considering running ads in the middle of shows on the new service.
A Netflix spokesperson said the company is still making decisions about how to launch. “We are still in the early stages of deciding how to launch the low-cost, ad-supported option and no decision has been made. This is speculation at this time,” the spokesperson said. .
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The Dawson case was a true crime triumph, but the prospects for ‘podcast justice’ are bleak
In the highly popular but often maligned world of true crime, this week’s conviction of a former Sydney teacher is Chris Dawson guilty of murdering his wife Lynette It was a big win for podcast justice, reports ABC. David Lipson.
Sometimes the blockbuster genre delays real justice, and sometimes it denies it outright.
but, teacher’s pet The podcast that shed the brightest light on a decades-old unsolved case has been downloaded 60 million times worldwide and police caught the culprit.
Whether it was in spite of the podcast or the podcast’s fault depends on who you ask.
Amazon delays Ring of Power ratings to fight fake reviews
Amazon has reportedly begun delaying user reviews posted on its video streaming service by up to three days to combat fake ratings. Guardian’s Alex Hahn.
The move is an effort to address a series of “review bombings” caused by the “anti-wake” backlash to the company’s diverse casting. Lord of the Ring prequel series, ring of powerfeaturing non-white actors cast as elves and dwarves.
On review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, the show has an average rating of 84% from critics, but an average audience score of 38%. Even on IMDb, an Amazon-owned film and TV site, the show earned him his 1-star rating of 17,500. This equates to 25% of title reviews. Downgrade “abnormal voting activity”.
TV content quotas send kids to streaming services
Removing free-to-air television content quotas will dramatically shift children’s viewing to online streaming platforms as commercial networks in Australia continue to cut the number of programming targeted at the under-12 population. is accelerating. Sam King.
After the removal of quotas on locally produced children’s TV content in 2020, the amount of Australia’s first children’s programming on commercial free-to-air channels has fallen by more than half.
9 showed 47 hours of new Australian children’s TV programming in 2021, 10 showed 40 hours and 7 just 6.5 hours.
Conversely, children’s content on subscription video-on-demand services has skyrocketed, and according to the Australian Children’s Television Foundation’s latest annual report, the 10 most popular children’s “channels” over the past year have nearly fallen to streaming services. was only
Breakfast TV loses tens of thousands of viewers in three years
it’s a real case morning war News Corp reports that every network’s show leaves hundreds of thousands of breakfast TV viewers wondering where they’ve gone. Briana Domgen.
November 2019, sunrise today When ABC news breakfast It attracted a total audience of 672,000.
After just three years, it dropped to 498,000, losing 174,000 viewers.
Actually in December 2020, sunrise It had a national average of 448,000 viewers. This number is slightly below the total number of viewers across all networks combined.
Challenge Australia Cast Announced: The Bachelorette Stars Cut
A motley crew of former reality stars, influencers and athletes will compete in the first-ever season. challengea News Corp report Jonathon Moran When Michaela Wilkes.
confidential The show’s take is that it’s mixed Love at first sight, survivor, big brother When Bachelor of Paradise.
There has been much speculation as to the identity of the cast, but it mainly includes single Competitor Konrad Bien-Steven and his hookup Megan Marx that led to the breakdown of the relationship with him masked singer judge Abby Chatfield.
confidential We can confirm that Bienstephen is in the cast, as well as Markus, who appeared in Season 4 of Bachelor’s degree and the first series Bachelor of Paradise.
However, there are many other names that are the subject of gossip.
‘Sure, fiction aside’: Why people are lining up to sue over Netflix portrayals
It’s reportedly a lot of fun to play with the familiar disclaimers that pop up on screens before a TV show or movie starts. Guardian’s Vanessa Thorpe.
One malicious recent line that appears at the start of each episode of Anna’s inventionNetflix shows about Anna Sorokin A false heir (also known as Anna Delvey) said: Except for the fully configured part.
It’s a trick that’s now almost a cinematic cliché, with notable examples including the opening words of the 1964 apocalyptic comedy. Dr. Strange Love“It is the stated position of the United States Air Force that we are preventing events such as those depicted in this film from occurring,” the director said. Stanley Kubrickviewers will be notified.
Yet even highly fictionalized improbable stories can be judged to have blamed real people. increases the risk of
Broadcasting contracts renewed with AFL, Foxtel and Seven
Foxtel and Seven set to be renewed as AFL co-broadcasters, the streaming-led sports and entertainment platform and free-to-air network are preferred partners to the sport’s governing body despite last-minute offers from rivals. and continues to beBidder, News Corp report James Madden.
A dispute over the broadcast rights to Australia’s most lucrative TV sports deal, the AFL, is likely to be resolved in the coming days, with a new five- or six-year deal ahead of Friday’s semi-final against Melbourne. They are likely to be officially tied. Demons and Brisbane Lions.
There are still two years left on the existing broadcasting contract, and the next one will not go into effect until the 2025 season begins.