Sean Spicer Resigns as Trump’s Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, the White House Press Secretary has resigned from his post over objections to the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the White House communications director. Mr Spicer is reported to have told Donald Trump that the appointment was a “major mistake”, resigning shortly after the announcement. Mr Spicer has previously been acting as White…

Nine Axe Darwin News

Communities in Northern Territory expressed their outrage over Channel 9’s radical decision to chop the locally produced 6PM TV News, and centralize the operation from Queensland. Weekend news from Darwin will be replaced with the 6PM newscast from Brisbane. At the time when media diversity is the focus of this nation, Channel 9’s decision to…

Community TV’s Online Move Delayed After Six Month Reprieve

Community television stations will stay on the air for another six months after being granted a broadcast licence extension. The Federal Government has given the extension to stations across Australia to assist in their transition to online streaming. Federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield said in a statement on Facebook the extension will help the transition…

Community TV Online Shift to Cost Youth Job Training

Young people planning to enter the media industry could experience a reduction of local training opportunities in two weeks, when community television broadcasting goes off air across Australia. Community television broadcasting licences expire on June 30, following Federal Government plans in 2014 to move broadcasting online, affecting volunteers training with stations. Stations across Australia received…

George and wife Amal Clooney welcome twins

George Clooney and wife, Amal have had their twins! In one of the most anticipated arrivals of the year, they were born on Tuesday the 6th June. The pair announced the arrival of their first children, daughter Ella, and son, Alexander, in a joint statement released early Tuesday morning. George Clooney, 56, married Amal, 39…

Fans outraged at coverage of Liverpool Sydney match

#LivSyd is trending at the moment as people are angry with the ABC 2’s coverage of the game. The Sydney Football Club is versing Liverpool at the Sydney Olympic Stadium, starting live coverage on ABC 2 from 7:30pm. It appears people are furious that there’s comedians hosting the event, and the coverage from out in…

Fairfax Shares Rise During Bidding War

Fairfax’ shares have risen by 6.9 per-cent, taking them to a six-year high, after receiving competing bids for the company. The competing bids come from Australian telecommunications company TPG and US private equity company Hellman & Friedman. Hellman & Friedman are an established media investment company located in both New York City and San Francisco.…

Network Ten Shares Hit New Low

Network Ten company’s shares continue to hit a succession of new all-time lows in the past week, this has led to fears that the company may collapse. Next Thursday the network will release half-yearly results, which could very-well determine their future. Investors are predicting Ten is going to announce a loss. Dr Kayt Davies, Senior…

Cable news star Bill O’Reilly axed from Fox News

Fox News and parent company 21st Century Fox have announced that their highest rating news commentator and anchor, Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the network. The decision follows ongoing allegations of sexual harassment and verbal abuse by five women, which have resulted in Fox News paying over $13 million in legal settlements to…