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Mumbrellacast: Croc hunting with Vice, Ten Daily’s #Bachie grab, inside the Facebook apocalypse, VB’s cricket gamble

Mumbrellacast the Second is here. Take a listen if you a) like Vice’s bizarre documentaries, b) have been wondering how Australia’s publishers are doing post-Facebook algorithm change, or c) often find yourself worrying about Australia’s gender stereotyping problem.

Plus, we discuss David Warner’s sordid ball tampering childhood, and Tim does some very quick maths.

In the news

In this week’s news roundup, the team discuss:

  • Ten Daily finally launching (1:21)
  • Advertising’s gender stereotyping problem (5:31)
  • Publishers’ revealing Facebook analytics (10:19)
  • CUB’s claim that pulling out from cricket was a good move (15:07)

And if you share similar feelings towards graphs, you can check out Zoe’s full investigation into how Australian publishers are coping with the changes in Facebook’s algorithm here.

Vice Australia captures a croc

This week we’re chatting to Vice Australia’s head of strategy and insights, Alice Kimberley, and Myki Slonim, Vice’s director and publisher. (20:36)

Alice Kimberley

We covered such topics as: why Vice decided to make the tricky shift to TV, navigating an internal culture crisis, Facebook’s algorithm changes and the perils of shooting a crocodile.

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Alternatively, copy and paste the following link into your favourite podcast feed reader: https://feeds.mumbrella.com.au/MumbrellaPodcast

Music credit: RetroFuture Clean Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Hard Boiled Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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