Television

Commentary

15 Nov 2018

With Fairfax shareholders voting next week on the merger with Nine, it’s a good time to consider how well the company’s journalism has weathered a period of enormous change.

Commentary

9 Nov 2018

There’s a good reason why the ACCC didn’t block the Fairfax–Nine merger, and it tells us why government policy needs to change.

Audio

8 Nov 2018

Nine Entertainment's takeover of the Fairfax Media empire looks set to be consummated after the competition regulator said it would not oppose the $4 billion deal.

Report

14 Oct 2018

This report examines the availability and discoverability of Australian film and television content on Netflix and Stan. It builds on findings from a 2017 pilot study, produced for the Department of Communications’ Australian Screen and Children’s Content Review.

Commentary

26 Sep 2018

The ABC affair – which began with the sacking of Michelle Guthrie - spun out of control on Wednesday, following the leaking to Fairfax Media of a highly damaging email, showing Justin Milne's editorial interference.

Journal article

24 Sep 2018

This article explores how cultural heritage institutions have ordered and regulated contact with their publics via a negotiation of different visual communication technologies.

Commentary

24 Sep 2018

The departure of Michelle Guthrie exposes the weakness of the current ABC board and its strategy, writes Margaret Simons.

Discussion paper

29 May 2018

This review will assess the performance of the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service and consider options on how best to provide free-to-air broadcasting services to viewers in areas without access to reliable terrestrial TV transmissions.

Report

22 May 2018

Audio description technology enables people who are blind or vision impaired to enjoy screen content through narration of the action and visuals, providing context for audible sounds and dialogue. The Australian government has released this report to enable greater public discussion and engagement with interested...

Report

3 May 2018

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC’s) management of complaints.

Discussion paper

26 Apr 2018

This inquiry is operating in the context of rapidly changing media markets. Boundaries between traditional media markets are dissolving, new platforms exist for distributing news and entertainment, and revenue streams are changing. Consumers are adopting new forms of media rapidly, and the increased competition between...

Report

15 Oct 2017

The Drama Report covers the production of feature films, TV drama (mini-series, telemovies and series/serials) and online drama programs in Australia by financial year.

Commentary

13 Oct 2017

Michelle Guthrie’s vision for ABC current affairs is a mixed bag - with the history missing, writes Jane Goodall.

Report

2 Oct 2017

This report provides a detailed analysis of the television viewing behaviour of Australian children.

Audio interview

15 Sep 2017

Former ABC journalist, Quentin Dempster, says the federal government should implement a local content quota for Australian television.

Audio

14 Sep 2017

The Turnbull Government's media laws package is set to pass, after a deal was made last night clearing the way for a major industry shake-up.

Commentary

14 Sep 2017

Under the Turnbull Government's new rules, a company will be able to have television, radio and print outlets in the same market.

Audio

13 Sep 2017

There is no urgency for Ten Network creditors to sign off on a recommendation to sell the embattled broadcaster to the US television giant CBS, a court heard today.

Audio

28 Aug 2017

American broadcaster, CBS, has beaten out billionaires, Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon, to buy Network Ten.

Audio

24 Aug 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it will not oppose a proposed bid for the Ten Network by current shareholders, Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch.

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