The COVID-19 pandemic has seen local news outlets reach a new high of 18.2 million readers, the highest figure recorded since the introduction of Enhanced Media Metrics Australia (emma) in 2013, with consumption of digital news sites the key driver.
A fresh take on TV digital services and a new on-demand app offering have debuted today from Foxtel and Network 10 as the pair look to shore up their consumer streaming pitches.
The ACCC has put the call out for submissions to its new mandatory code of conduct governing Australia’s news media and digital platforms, a move aimed at helping address the imbalance between traditional media companies and Google and Facebook.
Jobs advertised across Australia’s marketing and communications industry fell by nearly 61 per cent between April and May, according to new figures from Seek.
Digital platforms like Facebook and Google will be required to pay news outlets for hosting their content as part of a mandatory code of conduct the Australian government is planning to introduce.
Radio network operators, Southern Cross Austereo and Australia Radio Network, have become the latest media operators to confirm staff pay cuts and reduction of hours across teams as they battle again declining advertising spend in the COVID-19 crisis.