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Dan Barrett is an industry commentator & TV critic. He does radio - 4BC & ABC GC and co-hosts the Screen Watching podcast. He's a former Mediaweek deputy editor and content creator for SBS.
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Always Be Watching is by Dan Barrett and his still-lingering hearty cough.
US streaming propaganda service Fox Nation will launch a Sean Hannity show from 30 Jan. It will be a video version of the daily monologue he offers on his national radio talk show.
Viacom, which makes its money through an increasingly less-relevant linear cable TV model with channels including MTV and Comedy Central, has just purchased streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. It is a good fit for Viacom’s business, with the Pluto TV service offering TV-like streaming linear channels in a more digitally-friendly manner.