Attacking the national broadcaster "does not constitute a viable business model", ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has told News Corp's executive chairman Michael Miller and the chiefs of the Nine and Ten TV networks.
There's an irony that just as Australian publishers are looking to implement the package of benefits won for them by Nick Xenophon, the man who negotiated them has announced he is getting out of the Senate.
Entries for this year’s PANPA Newspaper of the Year awards are open, witgh the top prizes due to be presented at a dinner on August 26.
Expanded circulation categories – under 10,000 and 10,000-25,000, as well as the existing 25,000-90,000 and over 90,000 groupings – follow the success of the format of the recent advertising awards. Key categories are:
• Newspaper of the Year
• News site of the Year
• Technical Excellence
• Photograph of the Year
• Environment, Health & Safety
• Innovation; and
• The Hegarty Award, an A$8000 bursary for the ‘young newspaper executive of the year’.
Entries close on July 9, and winners will be announced at the awards gala night dinner at Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, in Sydney’s Pyrmont.