Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan in The Katering Show (2015), which began as a short form web series.
New ABS figures on film, TV and digital gaming show that subscription broadcasters and online content creators are booming. Yet local content quotas only apply to free-to-air broadcasters.
This is the first year where the Paralympics has been broadcast on a commercial channel.
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From a single volunteer with 8mm film to live broadcast on a commercial TV network, the media coverage of the Paralympic Games has come a long way since its inception.
On April 28 1996, 28-year-old Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23 others at, and in the vicinity of, Port Arthur.
How Bryant and, more importantly, the dead and survivors of the massacre are remembered is vital if we're to appreciate the impact of it.
‘It’s peculiar the way in which viewers of my vintage judged the first part of Seven’s miniseries on its authenticity.’
Image courtesy of Channel 7.
'I suppose that, as I'm 50, Molly is absolutely my demographic: I was nine when Countdown began and 23 when it ended, and I was a devotee for most of that time – a devotee who was often disgusted ...'
It’s an abuse of copyright to use it to stifle creativity – even the everyday, unglamorous kinds.
High-stress scenarios, flavoured with competitive chefs, and garnished with a panel of celebrity judges ... what could possibly go wrong? The copyright spat between channels Seven and Nine is illustrative.
Channel Seven’s report on the Suhuwara Indians fed into a long history of racist, exploitative representations.
Early this month, the Federal Court rejected Channel Seven’s appeal against an Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA) ruling that its program about the Suruwaha Indians was inaccurate and…