Media Precinct's Glenda Wynyard talks to ABC News The Business and Andrew Robertson on why popular culture's Khloe Kardashian is more likely to be higher on the general public's conversation list than Australia's Royal Commission into the Banking sector.
When the Media Precinct hit the streets of Sydney last time to determine television viewing habits, we found some surprising results. Residents in Newtown were divided over their viewing habits, with younger people preferring to stream content digitally while families still liked to congregate around the traditional television set each evening.
This time we travel across to Leichhardt to see if these behaviours were the same, or whether people are watching more...
Almost all Australians are listening to music in the modern world.
Federal Government reports have revealed that 9 in 10 people will intentionally listen to tunes every week, while 57 per cent will attend live music events each year. That makes music the biggest art form in Australia by a wide margin, it is just the way that we are consuming it that is changing.
Streaming services like Spotify, Soundcloud and YouTube mean that not only are physical products on the dec...
Across the board, we are seeing big changes in how we consume our media.
According to the latest stats in the Roy Morgan State of the Nation: Media Report, print newspaper readership is down over 40 per cent from 1998, while free to air television viewership has also dipped by 8 per cent. Despite this, advertising spend has risen 17.9 per cent over the last two years to a total of $15.25 billion annually.
A large reason behind this spike is the rise of new media chann...
This quarter the team at Media Precinct have been busy.
You may have seen us out on the streets interviewing people about their evolving media consumption patterns. The first of our video posts showcasing the interviews on television consumption is now live on the Media Precinct blog and highlights how diverse 'television' has become as a medium, thanks to technology, no longer constrained to the 'box in the living room'.