AAP Monday Forecast: 5 March 2018


Monday 5th March, 2018

Welcome to AAP Medianet's newest edition, the Monday Forecast. Every Monday we will deliver you key news stories, upcoming events and media movements to help you set up your week. This will be delivered in addition to the Media Movements Thursday edition. 

In the news this week... 

• George Pell's first day in court as part of four week hearing
• The Victorian opposition wants to send troubled teens to rehab
• The government has lost its 28th consecutive Newspoll

• Tasmanian Liberals accused of being bankrolled by the gaming industry after election win
• Retail Food Group shares have plummeted 
• Aussie Farmers Direct has closed
• Australia still hoping for exemption on US tariffs

Media Movements Highlights 

Sandra Sully has been named Managing News Editor of ten daily.

Jackie Frank will depart from Pacific Magazines in mid-march after a 23 year career with the publisher.

Lindsay Murdoch is retiring after 45 years working as a Foreign Correspondent at Fairfax Media.

Allan Cameron will leave his role as a Regional Content Director - Tasmania at Grant Broadcasters on 14th March and move to an overseas role.

Juliet Rieden will become the new Editor-at-Large of The Australian Women's Weekly on 19th March. 

Ross Dagan will return to Channel Ten in May as the new Director of News Content. 

Bauer Media has sold Australian Geographic to a documentary production company, Northern Pictures.

See more movements on Thursday in the full Media Movement's newsletter. 

Image of the Week 

Will Hodgman-led Liberal party wins a second term in Tasmania.  
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