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…

AFP Raided Channel 7’s Office

The Australian Federal Police has raided Channel 7’s office in a wake of rumors that the station has secured a 3 million dollar paid interview with Schapelle Corby. The AFP has executed the search warrants, with 30 police officers and 8 patrol cars participated in the raid according to the Seven network. In a media statement,…

Run Run Shaw passed away, aged 107

Television and film mogul Run Run Shaw passed away at his home this morning, he was 107. Mr Shaw’s family members were standing by him when he passed away peacefully in his apartment at 6:55am. Hong Kong’s leading television broadcaster, TVB, has issued a statement and praised Mr Shaw as a man with vision and…

Protesters protest outside TVB’s HQ

TVB celebrated its 46th Anniversary yesterday. Unfortunately, the recent TV licensing saga has rather overshadowed the anniversary. As we reported yesterday, a group of internet users have called for a ‘wander’ near the TVB headquarters in the evening, showing their discontent towards TVB’s ever-decreasing show quality. It turned out to be more than just ‘wandering’.…

Unstoppable rage of Hong Kong Couch Potatoes

It has been 2 weeks since the Hong Kong government announced that they rejected Ricky Wong’s HKTV from entering the business of free television. Since then, there have been several civil protests, demanding a reason for not licensing HKTV. However, the government has been refusing to answer the public until this point. The members of…

No licence for Ricky Wong’s HKTV

After 4 years of both public consulting and internal discussion and approval within the government, the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau (CEDB) released the results for the licensing for new TV channels. Unlike what the Hong Kong Government has previously promised before the whole public consulting began, it only issued 2 licenses to 2 companies,…