Thursday, March 1, 2012

Vic: Logies - the Packer Awards?

Vic: Logies - the Packer Awards?

MELBOURNE, Feb 5 AAP - This year's Logie Awards could almost be dubbed the Packer Awards.

Every part of the 45th television awards - from the voting system and venue to thetelevision broadcast - is under the control of Kerry Packer companies.

Like previous years, the event will be held at Mr Packer's Crown Casino in Melbourneand broadcast on his Nine Network.

But now, after a legal battle against media rival Kerry Stokes, Australia's richestman has control of the magazine that runs the awards - TV Week.

Mr Packer's ACP Magazines purchased TV Week from Pacific Publications last year.

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