Feb 12 • 26M

Start the Week: A Seven-HT&E merger?; Breaking Bad wins the Super Bowl; What to watch for in financial results season

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Insights into the media and marketing industry from an Australian perspective, from the founder of Mumbrella and the author of the best selling book Media Unmade, Tim Burrowes
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Welcome to Start the Week, our Monday morning scene-setter for the week ahead.

Our first conference, RE:Made - Retail Media Unmade, is now just a fortnight away. We’re really proud of the program. Find out more on the RE:Made website


  • M&A chat: a tie-up between Seven West Media and HT&E?;

  • Results season - How News Corp fared and the outlook for SWM, Southern Cross Austereo, Enero and Domain this week;

  • Breaking Bad pulls in the Super Bowl attention;

  • How Married At First Sight is killing the opposition

Today’s episode feature Tim Burrowes and Abe Udy

Further reading:

Unmade - media & marketing through an Aussie lens
BOTW: Foxtel's streaming numbers fall as News Corp makes job cuts; the Twitter algorithm finally snaps; A big drop on the Unmade Index
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Have a great day.


Tim Burrowes