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Foxtel's Kayo to make some sports free to watch in strategy backflip

Foxtel's Kayo to make some sports free to watch in strategy backflip

Chief executive Patrick Delany says some live sports will soon be available to non-Kayo subscribers or those who have paused their subscription.

  • by Zoe Samios and Broede Carmody

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The $2.5b A-list flop: Quibi shutting down just months after launch
Streaming

The $2.5b A-list flop: Quibi shutting down just months after launch

It was launched with high-profile backers and some big names on screen, but the short-video app is shutting down.

  • by Tali Arbel
ABC cuts 229 jobs in response to government funding freeze
ABC

ABC cuts 229 jobs in response to government funding freeze

Managing director David Anderson confirmed the job losses figure in a Senate estimates hearing - lower than the anticipated 250 job losses he foreshadowed in June.

  • by Lisa Visentin
'We don't have a schedule': Seven chief worried about arrival of India
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Australian cricket

'We don't have a schedule': Seven chief worried about arrival of India

While the Prime Minister is looking forward to the summer of cricket, Seven boss James Warburton says he still has no visibility on the schedule for the India tour which is scheduled to begin in three weeks.

  • by Zoe Samios and Jon Pierik
Seven to broadcast Beijing Winter Olympics after cutting new deal
2021 Tokyo Olympics

Seven to broadcast Beijing Winter Olympics after cutting new deal

Seven West Media has struck a new deal with the International Olympic Committee after the Tokyo Games were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • by Zoe Samios
US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, says break-up may be needed
Courts

US Justice Department files antitrust lawsuit against Google, says break-up may be needed

The lawsuit, the biggest antitrust case in a generation, claims that Google acted unlawfully to maintain its position in search and search advertising on the internet.

  • by Diane Bartz and David Shepardson
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ABC advertising costs spike in major restructure year
ABC

ABC advertising costs spike in major restructure year

The broadcaster's redundancy costs also skyrocketed, but key executives took a pay cut.

  • by Zoe Samios
Nine Network's news chief charged with drink-driving
Nine Entertainment

Nine Network's news chief charged with drink-driving

Nine Network news chief Darren Wick has sought professional help after being charged with drink-driving.

  • by Zoe Samios
'You can't just bank your dollars': What Rugby Australia is weighing up in broadcast talks
Broadcast rights

'You can't just bank your dollars': What Rugby Australia is weighing up in broadcast talks

Typically, broadcast rights have been focused on the highest bidder. But Rugby Australia has another focus.

  • by Zoe Samios
The new shows set to go global as COVID-19 changes TV
TV & radio

The new shows set to go global as COVID-19 changes TV

Despite exchanging Cannes for less scenic cyberspace, the annual TV market has still batted up a stack of potential hits.

  • by Michael Idato
Are Peta Credlin's corona-performances journalism?
Opinion
Coronavirus pandemic

Are Peta Credlin's corona-performances journalism?

Credlin’s presence at the Andrews press conference must be tolerated in the interests of a free press, but it changes the dynamics of those occasions by introducing a politically inspired combativeness that is otherwise absent.

  • by Denis Muller