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Mayhem in Australian Sports Media

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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).

SHOW NOTES:
Segment 1 – New Media Rights for Cricket in Australia
Seven and Foxtel snag cricket rights, meaning more content but maybe not for free
https://theconversation.com/seven-and-foxtel-snag-cricket-rights-meaning-more-content-but-maybe-not-for-free-94976

How Cricket Australia laid the pitch for marathon media negotiations
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/media/broadcast/how-cricket-australia-laid-the-pitch-for-marathon-media-negotiations/news-story/1b774b3bc354516b66ba97e504e3d29e

Segment 2 – Nine charges the cricket bat for the Tennis racquet
Channel 9 in $60 million, Australian Open bombshell
http://www.news.com.au/sport/tennis/channel-9-in-60-million-australian-open-bombshell/news-story/b9dc992d8a39c4b28c301a2041d0653b

Nine nabs tennis broadcasting rights from Seven
https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/nine-rumoured-to-have-snatched-tennis-broadcasting-rights-from-seven-20180329-p4z6t9.html 

Segment 3 – Anti Siphoning Rules are again under review
Seven and Foxtel win TV rights battle for cricket, but deal faces significant regulatory hurdles
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-13/cricket-coverage-shakeup-with-seven-and-foxtel-winning-rights/9652964

ACMA – Sport (anti-siphoning)
https://www.acma.gov.au/Industry/Broadcast/Television/TV-content-regulation/sport-anti-siphoning-tv-content-regulation-acma

Anti-siphoning
https://www.communications.gov.au/policy/policy-listing/anti-siphoning

Broadcasting Services (Events) Notice (No. 1) 2010 – (Anti-siphoning list)
https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2017C00987

Segment 4 – Streaming Sport, is it the future…?
Online live sports increase availability, set records
http://www.nscreenmedia.com/online-live-sports-increase-availability-set-records/

Hotstar and Akamai set Global Streaming Record during VIVO IPL 2018
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hotstar-and-akamai-set-global-streaming-record-during-vivo-ipl-2018-300628954.html

Formula 1 to launch F1 TV at Spanish Grand Prix in May
https://www.formula1.com/en/latest/headlines/2018/4/formula-1-to-launch-f1-tv-at-spanish-grand-prix-in-may.html

NBA testing 99-cent stream that lets you watch the final quarter of a live game
https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/24/17159858/nba-4th-quarter-game-stream-99-cents

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