May 2, 2022 • 33M

Start the Week: Labor's media law reform promise; News Corp buys publisher; The Messence merger

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Tim Burrowes
Damian Francis
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 Unmade’s Start the Week podcast, dedicated to looking ahead to the week in media and marketing.

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Today’s topics:

  • Media law becomes an election battleground

  • Will the public pay for ad-supported Netflix?

  • Making sense of Telstra’s $50m Fetch deal

  • News Corp buys into Stockhead

  • Why WPP merged Mediacom and Essence, and the Accenture Interactive global rebrand

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Today’s episode features Unmade’s Tim Burrowes in the UK and and Damian Francis in Australia. As always, we’d love to hear what you think at

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