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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

Now we know News’ losses — how do they compare with Fairfax’s?

Fairfax has always been more transparent about reporting its profits and losses on a granular level. Now we finally have the same information for News Corp. And guess which company comes out on top …

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MARGOT SAVILLE | BUSINESS | 4 UNLOCK?

Crikey’s intrepid reporter meets the News Corp CEO

Julian Clarke had “a very interesting day” yesterday — and today was gracious enough to speak to a Crikey reporter without throwing anything.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | BUSINESS | 8 UNLOCK?

News Corp sends in the lawyers as its CEO tells his staff there’s nothing to see here

News Corp has warned rival media outlets against reporting on the News Corp financial documents leaked by Crikey yesterday.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 2 UNLOCK?

RBA does the vision thing better than politicians or business

The Reserve Bank’s most senior officials yesterday made a more coherent case for the Australian economy than any we’ve heard from politicians recently.

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

News Corp’s rivers of gold drying up

Once upon a time newspapers could almost print money off the back of classified advertising. But although classies still accounted for a large slice of News Corp’s revenue in 2012-13, the rivers of gold are much shallower than they used to be.

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BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

One year on, Eureka Report was no golden goose for News Corp

News Corp paid a cool $30 million for Alan Kohler’s business websites in 2012. But with Business Spectator and Eureka Report costing money, did News overpay?

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 1 UNLOCK?

A sea of red: News Corp advertising fell $320 million in 2012-13

From sex to banking, computers to communications, almost every single industry reduced its ad spend with News Corp in 2012-13, secret documents reveal.

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BUSINESS | 4 UNLOCK?

How The Australian was protected from the cuts

Secret documents reveal News Corp is bleeding money, with The Australian in the worst shape. But Rupert’s favourite plaything seems to have been inoculated against the staff and budget cuts that hit the company’s other assets. Paddy Manning and Myriam Robin report.

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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 31 UNLOCK?

Exclusive docs show News’ Australian papers dragging down the empire

Leaked documents show a forest of brackets in News Corp’s Australian newspapers, with The Australian particularly in the red. How long can the house that Rupert built sustain such body blows?

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | UNLOCK?

Essential: voters souring on the economy, prefer local surrogacy

Voters aren’t happy with the overall direction of the economy, and don’t buy the government’s claim that the budget will be good for jobs.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 16

Clive of China no more — well, not this week anyway

Clive Palmer used to think Chinese investment was wonderful, that only racists tried to restrict it, and China was no threat. How times have changed…

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GILES PARKINSON | BUSINESS | 17

With friends like these, the RET never stood a chance

Those charged with “reviewing” the Renewable Energy Target were actually told to look at killing it.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 20 UNLOCK?

War on Terror keeps the terrorist cash cycle going

Despite what the government might say, Australian taxpayers have been directly and indirectly helping fund terrorism for years.

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ADAM SCHWAB | BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

What did Demetriou know and when did he know it?

Former AFL boss Andrew Demetriou has consistently said he did not tell Essendon’s president the club was under investigation. But two high-profile people have testified otherwise under oath.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 59

Woe is Joe: or, how the budget narrative was lost

Joe Hockey’s woes this week reflect how the government’s budget narrative barely survived budget night.

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BUSINESS | 4 UNLOCK?

Kite flying with Dick Warburton: junk economics to push a barrow

The government has commissioned Dick Warburton to conduct an independent review of the Renewable Energy Target. But “independent” might be something of a stretch …

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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 9

Why Telstra’s David Thodey is filthy, filthy rich

Along with its strong full-year profit results, Telstra today published its remuneration report for 2013-14. It shows David Thodey’s total remuneration in the five full years since he became chief executive in May 2009 has reached $33 million.

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MYRIAM ROBIN | BUSINESS | 2 UNLOCK?

Finding tomorrow’s river of gold: Fairfax ties its future to property

Property and asset sales have led a Fairfax recovery, but it’s more precarious than it looks.

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BUSINESS | 8

In ‘high-wage, high-cost’ Australia, workers are going backwards

Australians’ real wages are falling — which is bad news for domestic demand but great news for business when coupled with productivity growth.

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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 4 UNLOCK?

Recent bad news, but CommBank still making money hand over fist

The Commonwealth Bank appears to have successfully weathered recent storms, with today’s accounts confirming it remains an impregnable money-making machine.

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BERNARD KEANE | BUSINESS | 31 UNLOCK?

Another attack on the low-paid the last thing the Coalition needs

The call for the removal of penalty rates is the wrong fight at the wrong time for the government, which is why it was shut down quick smart yesterday.

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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 7 UNLOCK?

Fugitive CSG emissions are no big deal, right? Wrong.

You may have heard that the amount of methane that leaks into the atmosphere is similar to the amount produced by four cows. Not so fast …

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GLENN DYER | BUSINESS | 2 UNLOCK?

ABS cuts could undermine jobs data accuracy

Budget cuts mean there’s a question mark over how accurate the new set of jobs data really is, Glenn Dyer writes.

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BUSINESS | 27 UNLOCK?

Stop whining and focus on fairness: a letter to Joe Hockey

If Joe Hockey wants to make his life a little easier, Bernard Keane and Glenn Dyer can offer some tips.

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PADDY MANNING | BUSINESS | 3 UNLOCK?

Rio throws down the gauntlet on iron ore

Rio Tinto is reporting spectacular profits, and it has no plans to slow down production of iron ore, even though prices are falling.

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