Mar 13, 2022 • 27M

With a senior exec named as abuser, has adland's belated #MeToo reckoning finally begun?

In today's Start the Week we discuss an abuse survivor's decision to name her alleged abuser; attempts to bring the News Media Bargaining Code to the small end of town; and the CRA's new boss

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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
Episode details

In the latest edition of Unmade’s Start The Week podcast, Tim Burrowes and Damian Francis talk about developments in the world of media and marketing that broke over the weekend and this morning.

Today’s episode deals with sexual harassment in the media and marketing industry. If you or someone you care about needs support, please contact 1800 RESPECT at 1800 737 732. In an emergency, call 000.

Today’s topics:

  • The MD of one of Australia’s largest independent creative agencies is publicly named as a sexual predator;

  • Australia’s independent publishers plan to go dark as part of a attempt to grab some of the Google and Facebook digital dollars;

  • Commercial Radio Australia reveals its new CEO

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This is the third episode of Start the Week. Like almost everything involving Unmade, it’s still an evolving format, so please do tell us what you think

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Today’s episode features Unmade’s Tim Burrowes and Damian Francis.

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