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Twitter’s live stream of the Melbourne Cup could change how we ‘broadcast’ sport

Marc C-Scott, Victoria University The race that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup, will this year be streamed live on Twitter, competing with the Seven Network’s stream and live TV broadcast of the race. The Melbourne Cup is not the first sport that Twitter has live streamed, but is the first outside the United States.… Keep Reading

Buyouts mean the future of Australian video-on-demand is hard to picture

Marc C-Scott, Victoria University The dust is showing no sign of settling on Australia’s video-on-demand (VoD) media landscape. The past week has seen two seismic shifts which will have a flow-on effect on almost anyone who watches subscription-based television. First came the news of Foxtel’s takeover of Presto, with the latter’s customers being transferred to… Keep Reading

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

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… Keep Reading

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

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… Keep Reading

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