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Interview with 6PR Perth Live – CBS Takeover of Ten Network

What does the takeover of Channel 10 by US giant CBS mean for what will be on our screens in the future? Oliver Peterson asked Marc C-Scott today on Perth LIVE. You can listen to the interview here – http://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/what-does-cbs-takeover-mean-for-aussie-tv/ Keep Reading

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Television agreement a WIN for Network Ten

The Ten Network is signing a five year regional television affiliation agreement with WIN, ending long standing speculation. While WIN needs Ten’s big name programs, this move looks forced and results in WIN sacrificing its affiliation with a higher ranking network, whereas Ten gains additional markets from WIN, the largest of the regional broadcasters. WIN… Keep Reading

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There are better ways to combat piracy than blocking websites

The Senate passed controversial anti-piracy legislation, the Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015, last night. But it’s not so clear whether the legislation will actually achieve its stated ends of reducing piracy, and it might be easily circumvented by the public. Arguably, the media industry can do more to prevent piracy by making content more… Keep Reading

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Community TV’s last stand from the government’s spectrum grab

A new campaign is underway this week to persuade the federal government to reverse its decision to push community television stations off the allocated broadcast spectrum at the end of this year in favour of online-only programming. Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in September last year that the current use of the “sixth channel” used… Keep Reading

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