As Netflix approaches two million subscribers in Australia, free-to-air TV execs have called on government to “ensure a level playing field for Australian media businesses”. The US-based streaming service…
Questions remain about the evidence against Steven Avery.
The Netflix documentary about the case against Wisconsin man Steven Avery has everyone talking. What can you do if you smell a rat?
How are people railroaded through the justice system? Early modern witch trials can provide a clue.
Marginalised outsiders, community conflict and a bad reputation – the prosecution of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey has all the hallmarks of the early modern witchcraft persecution. Warning: spoilers ahead.
Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix, at the 2016 CES trade show in Las Vegas.
Netflix took everyone by surprise when it announced it was tripling its global reach for video on demand. So who are the winners and potential losers in the new deal?
Will TV’s future flicker into focus?
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A post-network era looms. What does this mean for the way we watch – and pay for – television shows?
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The television industry is gathering massive amounts of information about us to tailor ads to our individual needs.
Merely consuming digital content doesn’t do much for kids. But digital tools can introduce them to new ways of creating.
Teenagers spend more time consuming media than they do sleeping. Most of this consumption is passive - a habit that's creeping into classrooms, too.
Streaming services like Netflix are revamping TV classics in a bid to attract–and keep–new audiences.
Streaming on-demand services are bringing back classic TV shows in a big way. Is mining our collective nostalgia sacrilegious or just giving audiences what they want?
Idris Elba stars in Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation.
By avoiding major cineplexes and going straight to Netflix subscribers, the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation is wading into some uncharted waters.
As regional television flounders, a new approach to deregulation is needed.
The Save Our Voices campaign argues that existing media rules are "squeezing the life out of our regional TV networks". But the real story is more complex. Reform is necessary, but so too is local content.
A classic villainous smirk.
Both Netflix's Narcos and the documentary Cartel Land fall into the trap of sensationalising violence and in doing so horribly simplify the story.
National Theatre of Wales
Classical epic can seem particularly alien in the instant gratification culture of Instagram and Twitter, yet there's a surge of interest in them.
Testing times for broadcasters in transition.
A fractured broadcasting industry is destroying the business model for the giants. There are winners in the wings though, and the BBC could yet be one of them.
Pay TV’s only real option seems to be to cut price and expand options available to customers.
The unbundling of content stands to hurt Pay TV providers the most.
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Media players are jostling for a piece of the lucrative sports broadcast market, but a lot can happen in two years.
There are more television services than ever before.
Telstra's release of an all-in-one streaming service further complicates the television landscape in Australia.
Netflix is winning over Australian audiences en masse, but it's too early to tell who will win the race for TV viewers.
Changing perceptions of women doing time.
If you haven't watched it yet, it's time to sit up and take note.
Television is not like it used to be, but it’s difficult to find accurate data on how it’s changing.
With free-to-air, pay TV, catch-up services and video-on-demand, television is changing in Australia, and the viewership metrics are struggling to keep up.
Violators will be rewarded.
An extraordinary decade of change has ensured there is now no clear blue water around any business sector.