Robert Thomson to appear at inquest, Fox News, Abbie Chatfield
News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson to face media investigation
Managing Director of News Corporation Robert thomson Next week, the Senate will conduct a long-standing media diversity inquiry – becoming the company’s fourth executive to appear, News Corp reports. James madden and Sophie elsworth.
The investigation was opened by Senator Greens Sarah Hanson-Young at the request of the former prime minister Kevin rudd, who waged a long campaign against News Corp.
Despite a high-profile dossier on media diversity and the impact of online news on Australia’s media landscape, the survey has yet to hear from a number of the country’s largest media organizations.
Thomson is the only senior media official to appear at next week’s hearing. He will be accompanied by the Managing Director of the Australian Press Council. Yvette lamont and a number of academics in journalism.
Fox News signs 6-pound contract with HarperCollins
Fox News Expands Editorial Footprint, Reports Hollywood journalist‘s Alex weprin.
The cable news channel signed a 6-pound contract with News Corp.’s HarperCollins. for its Fox News Books imprint. Fox News launched Fox News Books a year ago with a 3-book contract, also with HarperCollins.
The first two books came from anchors Pete hegseth and Shannon Bream, and the third will be released next month: All-American Christmas, which will be written by Fox & Friends Weekend co-host (and former MTV The Real World: San Francisco Star) Rachel Campos-Duffy, with her husband and Fox News contributor Sean duffy. The book will also include contributions from personalities like Steve Doocy, Bill Hemmer, Martha MacCallum and Geraldo Rivera.
Dannii: “It was a real breathtaking moment”
While she and her pop star brother have spent decades in the limelight, Dannii minogue says she never thought she would work in the entertainment industry 40 years after she first appeared on The time of young talents 10 years, News Corp’s reports Alison stephenson.
“I was absolutely and positively prepared not to continue working in the entertainment industry,” she explains.
“I had no idea what I was going to do. I left school at 16 and had no diploma for anything.
Now judge on The masked singer, Minogue also directed The X factor in the United Kingdom and Australia as well as Australia has talent, but says the lack of older women onscreen as a child led her to believe her own screen career might be short-lived.
Reality TV star Abbie Chatfield fears going public about sexual assault
Old Bachelor Star Abbie chatfield says she refuses to go public with several incidents of sexual assault because her attackers are violent and wealthy, News Corp reports. Nui Te Koha.
Chatfield, a former real estate analyst, told the Brains trust podcast in LiSTNR, she had been sexually assaulted “more than once to varying degrees”.
She added, “I think most women have, most women I know have had something a little off-center. We talk about it (in private) with our girlfriends, and we go off collectively.”
When asked why she wouldn’t publicly say that she was sexually assaulted, Chatfield replied, “One of the people who did something really crazy is a very aggressive person. and angry, and I’d be afraid to say anything in public about him.
“The other one has a lot of money and could come and get me,” Chatfield said.
“Another was when I was a little younger, and people said I was lying.”
From 150 pitches per year to 7 dramas in development
Yesterday on Series Mania Industry Day, Sally riley, ABC’s head of drama, comedy and native programming, gave an overview of the numbers involved, as well as how networks’ ratings to producers are often received, reports TV tonight.
“We probably have 150 locations in a year. Last year we only put 7 in development. In active development, we have around 13 dramas. We don’t take these decisions lightly, ”she said.
“We absolutely love the show and we’re here to help you put on the best show possible. We come from the point of view of the public. Sometimes we say “the tone is getting too dark, our audience won’t want it” and try to keep them on track.
“But I don’t apologize for giving notes. We’re certainly not just sitting around saying, “I have nothing to do today, I think I could write two pages of notes for Tony Ayres and drive him crazy.” We don’t have time to do it.
“Squid Game” had humble beginnings in the United States, according to Nielsen
The phenomenon that is Squid game did not explode, at least not in the United States, reports Hollywood journalist‘s Rick potter.
Part of the narrative surrounding Netflix’s Korean series is how it appears to come from left field, and Nielsen’s streaming rankings for its first week (September 13-19) back it up. The series, which premiered on the streamer on September 17, racked up 206 million minutes of viewing in its first three days, placing it outside the top 10 original series for the week.
With a total running time of 491 minutes for the nine-episode season, the show’s average audience was around 420,000 people.
British soaps unite for the cause of climate change
For the first time in British television history, seven soap operas have joined forces to highlight the issue of climate change and environmental issues, reports telly tonight.
Victim, Coronation Street, Doctors, EastEnders, Emmerdale, Holby City and Hollyoaks each have scenes filmed, or have references, to cover different aspects of climate change, and in a first soap opera five of the soap operas will also reference each other as each drama will also nod to another.
British viewers will see certain characters appear in another soap opera as they discuss or see the moments that were discussed on another show in an effort to raise awareness about climate change.
The event will see a Hollyoaks character appears in EastEnders‘Walford while the villagers of Hollyoaks will learn the events at Town of Holby. A social media video featuring two of the Emmerdalewe will show residents of Coronation Street characters, while one of the Doctors will appear on the cobblestones of Coronation Street.
The drama begins in the UK on Monday November 1, the same week that world leaders meet to discuss the climate crisis at the COP26 conference.