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Media Interview ABC NewsRadio – Twitter’s Stream of the Melbourne Cup Could Be The Future of Sportscasting

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Spoke with ABC NewsRadio about Twitter streaming the Melbourne Cup Listen to the interview – Twitter’s Stream of the Melbourne Cup Could Be The Future of Sportscasting

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Media Interview on Radio New Zealand – New Zealand to consider a anti-siphoning list as Australia wants to abolish theirs

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Was great to have a chat withColin Peacock on Radio NewZealand for Media Week New Zealand should copy Australia and make “sport of national significance” available on TV for free, New Zealand First’s Winston Peters says. Is it an idea whose time has come – or an idea that’s now out of time across the…

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Media Interview for The Mercury – Nine facing a last minute regional affiliate deal in Tasmania

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Spoke with David Beniuk of the Mercury about the issues associated with a regional affiliate facing Channel Nine in Tasmania. Read more – Tasmania could go from Channel 9 to Channel Nein as network yet to sign deal to broadcast in state

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Seven’s Olympic coverage could change the way we watch sport on our screens

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The Seven Network has announced it will offer a paid subscription service via an app as part of its Rio Olympics coverage this year. This will make Seven the first free-to-air broadcaster in Australia to charge for broadcasting sport. This is a new approach to the station’s coverage of the Rio Olympics. Last year, it…

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Google wants to tap the second golden age of television

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Traditional pay-television providers, already under pressure from consumers opting for streaming internet video, are facing a new threat. Google is getting into TV advertising, and a decision made earlier this year by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has everyone from traditional set top box providers to diversity champions worried. The FCC says it wants…

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Is a quota the key to getting Netflix and co. to spend more on Australian content?

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The European Commission has released a proposal that will require video streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon and Apple to meet at least a 20% quota of locally produced (ie European) works. This is part of a push to create a digital single market within the European Union. In Australia, around 10% of homes have Netflix…

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