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.
A Martin & Rossi ad from the 1960s.
New research shows that the old advertising maxim 'sex and violence sell' may be bad for business.
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If you want to see how the market failure model works, look across the Atlantic at PBS and NPR and be afraid.
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.
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Telcos are positioning themselves to be at the top rather than the bottom of the content food chain.
Completed in 2009, Citi Field is the home of the New York Mets – and part of a recent wave of new ballparks.
TV ratings are down, but the rebirth of the ballpark could be a reason that the sport still boasts the highest total attendance of any in the world.
Over-reaching? Not Strictly.
The government's review of the BBC's scope paints the corporation as a victim of its own success.
The United States celebrates its World Cup victory.
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Language can subtly undermine women's sports in a number of ways.
Sensationalized shark attacks skew the facts.
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Millions tune in to Shark Week each year, but many walk away with the wrong impressions.
Wolf Hall is based on historical events – but its producers don’t claim to be telling a true story.
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Historical representation is far more complex than merely providing the facts – which is why debate continues to rage about the authenticity of popular televised historical dramas such as Game of Thrones and Banished.
The latest season of Orange is the New Black is currently screening on Showcase – but do female showrunners get treated in the same way as their male counterparts?
There's more prestige than ever on our screens – but there's also gender problem both in terms of the reception of female-centred shows – and the treatment of female creator-showrunners.
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The prominence given to questions of motherhood in the seventh and final season of Mad Men suggests debate on that issue will continue for years to come. Warning: this article contains spoilers.
Classic combination: brains, beauty and brawn.
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The actor always said that John Steed was a slightly exaggerated version of himself.
Watching the footy could be in for a change with point-of-view crowd shots and 360 degree vision.
How you watch the footy could be about to change if Australian sports can embrace the new technologies that online broadcasting can offer.
The oil fields of Lost Hills, California.
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The Appalachia of the West's gritty landscape is an ideal setting for the popular series' second season.
If you’re a screenwriter, it’s Hollywood or bust.
Success as a screenwriter takes as much tenacity as talent.
The government is attempting to push community television off air and online.
Community TV in Australia is under threat because of plans to hand over extra broadcast spectrum to the commercial networks. But they don't even need that spectrum to test any new technologies.
Just you wait.
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There's much more to the naked male bodies of these programmes than the simple titillation that meets the eye.
Kenneth Branagh stars as the much-loved detective Wallander in the British TV adaptation of Henning Mankell’s crime novels.
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Nordic Noir fans are currently indulging in a prolonged festival of Scandinavian culture. The SBS and the ABC are both broadcasting Wallander, the Swedish and British television series based on crime novelist…
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.