Mayhem in Australian Sports Media

Hosted by

Dr Marc C-Scott, a senior lecturer in screen media at Victoria University. Marc has written numerous articles for online publication including The Conversation, along with both television and radio media interviews.

In this episode we discuss the mayhem that has occurred in Australian Sports Media.

(Recorded: Wednesday 18th April, 2018).

Segment 1 – New Media Rights for Cricket in Australia
Seven and Foxtel snag cricket rights, meaning more content but maybe not for free

How Cricket Australia laid the pitch for marathon media negotiations

Segment 2 – Nine charges the cricket bat for the Tennis racquet
Channel 9 in $60 million, Australian Open bombshell

Nine nabs tennis broadcasting rights from Seven 

Segment 3 – Anti Siphoning Rules are again under review
Seven and Foxtel win TV rights battle for cricket, but deal faces significant regulatory hurdles

ACMA – Sport (anti-siphoning)


Broadcasting Services (Events) Notice (No. 1) 2010 – (Anti-siphoning list)

Segment 4 – Streaming Sport, is it the future…?
Online live sports increase availability, set records

Hotstar and Akamai set Global Streaming Record during VIVO IPL 2018

Formula 1 to launch F1 TV at Spanish Grand Prix in May

NBA testing 99-cent stream that lets you watch the final quarter of a live game

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