Sep 11 • 23M

Start the Week: Countdown to Facebook news oblivion; Dissecting Nine's Upfronts: Retail media, AI ads and the price of Olympics sponsorship

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Tim Burrowes
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Welcome to Start the Week, our Monday scene-setter for the week ahead.

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STW: How Nine’s pitch ranges from $500 self service ads to $12.5m Olympics sponsorship packages

Nine sales boss Michael Stephenson announces RTLX at the Upfronts


  • Dissecting Nine’s Upfronts promises, RTLX, and their AI offering;

  • News Corp warns of AI-induced job losses;

  • Rough seas ahead for publishers as News Media Bargaining Code negotiations restart;

  • Our program reveal for REMade next month;

Today’s episode feature Tim Burrowes, Seja Al Zaidi, Abe Udy and Cat McGinn.

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Production was by Seja Al Zaidi with editing was courtesy of Abe’s Audio, the people to talk to about voiceovers, sound design and podcast production.

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