30 December 2012 2:00 PM, PST | Encore Magazine | See recent Encore Magazine news »

In this roundup from the Encore and Mumbrella Annual, we look at the people and companies who would rather forget about 2012.

1. Ten

From ratings bombs Breakfast, Everybody Dance Now, The Shire and I Will Survive to the departure of 16-year programming veteran David Mott and a round of voluntary redundancies for the network’s journalists announced in October, it hasn’t been the best year for Ten. There were moments of hope in the program schedule with dramas Puberty Blues and Underground, The Julian Assange Story well received, but it’s expected to take CEO James Warburton three to five years to resurrect the network.

2. Fairfax and News Limited

It was a tough year for the two major media companies as many established journalists took home a large white redundancy envelope. Rumours continue that the weekday editions of flagship titles The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age will cease if »

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