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Cricket at Adelaide Oval, 2nd Test against New Zealand, day 1, Brett Lee in action from the River Torrens end.

Radio Interview (ABC Overnights): What the Big Bash League can tell us about the future of sport broadcasting

I spoke with Rod Quinn on ABC Overnights about the upcoming cricket media rights. You can listed to the full interview here – http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/overnights/what-can-cricket-us-about-the-future-of-sport-on-television/9387020   Listen to the interview (podcast) below: Keep Reading


Why the rights to broadcast cricket could be worth $1 billion

A fierce bidding war is under way for the rights to stream and broadcast cricket for the next five years. The price is expected to reach A$1 billion, almost double the previous deal. Media companies are facing stiff competition because increasing viewer numbers are luring social media websites and other platforms into the race to… Keep Reading


Interview with Radio Sport (New Zealand) – Sport Anti-syphoning Laws

I spoke with Radio Sport in New Zealand about the potential around the introduction of Anti-syphoning Laws in New Zealand similar to those current in Australia. These focus on keeping “events of national interest”, which list currently only sports, on free to air television. The introduction of such laws has been debated in New Zealand… Keep Reading


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


Interview with Nine.com.au – Australian sporting rights could be impacted by CBS acquisition of Ten, expert claims

Spoke with Nine.com.au Finance about CBS’ takeover of the Ten Network. You can read the article here: Australian sporting rights could be impacted by CBS acquisition of Ten, expert claims – https://finance.nine.com.au/2017/08/28/12/38/ten-cbs-sporting-rights Keep Reading


Ten Network’s problems are history repeating

Reporters at the Ten Network relayed the news of their employer’s voluntary administration, during a staff meeting. The network was looking to refinance to the tune of A$250 million, after its existing finance was due to expire on December 23. But Ten’s directors said they were left no choice but to appoint administrators from KordaMentha… Keep Reading

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