Sitemap - 2021 - Unmade - media & marketing through an Aussie lens

Why James Warburton is Unmade's CEO of the year. And announcing The Unmade Index

Media Unmade - Chapter nine: World Is Fukt

Streem's Elgar Welch on selling to Cision: 'The knocks at the door got louder'

The dismal decade behind SCA's radical end-of-year shakeup; Nine locks in NRL

The Unmade podcast: Andrew Jaspan on his new publishing venture 360Info

Newsfeed: Worst company of the year; News Corp exec moves on; ABC chases the money

Spotify bought an Australian podcasting company yesterday. Here's the reason

Media Unmade - Chapter eight: The Invaders and the Independents

Ratings crunching to reveal the secret radio star

Newsfeed: More drivetime shuffles; Molan's TV downgrade; a new gig for Gaven Morris - already

Making sense of the Junkee sale; Doing the right thing when things have gone really wrong

Media Unmade - Chapter seven: Dead Air

The television will be revolutionised

Unmade podcast: Ten sales boss Rod Prosser on budgeting for growth in 2022 and launching another streaming service

Newsfeed: Junkee sale slows; Fletcher dumps on Facebook; News anchor sacked; Credlin says sorry

Why everyone's mad for Spotify Wrapped and MrBeast; podcasting momentum; and you stayed too long, Jack

Media Unmade - Chapter six: Follow the Money

The distrust data shows there's no political downside to hammering Facebook

Three months in: an update on Unmade's progress

Things that matter: Radical new law for social media; Seven and Nine split the honours; Tony Talbot's return; PHD bigwig's exit

Media Unmade podcast - Chapter five: Throuple trouble on Team Australia

Ad Standards' influencer muddle; the ancient Wiggle; and is the Morning Crew coming or going?

Foxtel loses another marketing director; Andrew Jaspan rides again; Matt Doran goes global

Stubbornness of the social media spoiler; ridiculous readership numbers; a favourable wind for HT&E

Media Unmade podcast - Chapter four: Who Saved Channel Nine?

News Corp ends the platforms truce; Optus wins the EPL; the audio industry's talent war; and a CMO responds

Pigs in blankets, podcasting alliances and the Australian Financial Review's weak spot

Is podcasting a boom or a bubble?; Nine doubles down on digital; Aldi astroturfing

Joint CEOs for Australia's top media agency - but will it be the long term plan?

JobKeeper: Half a billion reasons why the media industry owes Scott Morrison

HT&E is about to spend its war chest on buying Grant Broadcasters - so now what?

Media Unmade - Chapter Three: Phone Hacking, Paywalls and Grin-F*cks

High wire media finances, controversial award winners and CMO successions

The CMO roundabout spins faster

Unmade: Ups and downs of the radio ratings with industry commentator Vivienne Kelly

The view from 40,000 feet: Hard going in the news business... and radio too

Unmade podcast: Nine sales boss Michael Stephenson on going national and the demos that matter

Media Unmade - Chapter Two: The New Adventures of Lachlan Murdoch

Breakfast wars according to Lisa Wilkinson: Was it actually like this?

What is Here, There & Everywhere planning to do with that big pile of money?

Seven’s bargain and SMI: Getting by

Seven pounces on Prime (which is bad news for SCA); Facebook's ACCC warning; Woolworths Radio... again

Media Unmade podcast - Chapter one: Greg and the Lost Cat

Securing a new power base: An update on the Unmade adventure

News Corp - an exponential evolution?

The Google court case... wow

Starting the week: ABC under scrutiny; Coles most green?; Heart Foundation fades; ad tracking apocalypse

Enero on the up; Pureprofile stands still; TV's lack of ambition; all change in radio; the Facebook logo

Ten reveals the most interesting slate for 2022; the Junkee deal; a new Facebook brand?

Upfronts podcast with Ten bosses Jarrod Villani and Beverley McGarvey

Starting the week: Nine closes on NRL; bids in on Junkee; Seven claims crown; New owner for Radio Today

Facebook and the tradespeople

Not so Flash?

Seven in 2022 - Sport and shiny floor shows but not much sizzle

Seven's 2022 upfronts: Sport, data and a LOT of old favourites

Back to the war on the platforms

Not a normal radio ratings day

Rethinking Mamamia

An Olympian bounceback in monthly ad spend, but the media industry isn't yet back on track

The problem with humans

The curse of the AFR, and radio changes in Sydney

Is Foxtel ready to ditch the dish?

I'm going for it. Will you support Unmade?

Will Brag Media buy Junkee? It wants to; And are we about to see a fourth breakfast TV player?

Will Brag Media buy Junkee? It wants to; And are we about to see a fourth breakfast TV player?

The epic AFL half time ad you probably didn't see

Who gets to decide which media companies are deserving: Facebook or the ACMA?

Rhonda's baby shows why storytelling and characters can mean marketing magic

Making a business out of local news. Not just difficult, but lemon difficult

Data and tech take the front row at Nine's upfront

Finally, some Australian data on podcasts - but beware of what counts as a 'listener'

Meet the new radio ratings system. Same as the old one. Or is it?

What to look for as the TV ratings battle enters the crucial final lap for the year

The many saints of News Corp; Nick Garrett's return; and Berejiklian's presser retreat

Cats & snakes

Rudd is right. Australia's media regulators are toothless. A new regime is needed, but unlikely

Orphans and elephants: What earnings month told us about the coming media ownership dance

Media measurement's second coming

Six things I didn't know about publishing

The problem with Twitter

Sneesby's honeymoon at Nine is over

My secret weapon