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Media briefs: EMMA winners and losers … Quadrant own goal … IPA says ABC biased …

Some newspapers boosted their print circulations, according to the latest figures. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: wanted: richie for Global Mail … BSkyB results …

Global Mail goes begging for saviour … Swings and roundabouts at BSkyB … Front page of the day …

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Media briefs: Latham on The Bachelor … Hedley’s grassy knoll …

Mark Latham loves The Bachelor, Hedley Thomas smells a conspiracy. And other media tidbits.

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Media briefs: McKenzie blasts The Oz … Plibersek beat-up … Bolt’s miaow …

The Daily Telegraph has called out Tanya Plibersek for using taxpayer funds to fly her family to part of her electorate for constituent business — although that is easily within the rules. So what did she do wrong then?

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The Power Index: biz directors, Jac Nasser at #6

The Big Australia may be diminished, but its chairman is still a titan in the business world. Jac Nasser, who earns around $1 million a year to steer BHP Billiton’s boardroom, is described as a good foil to other directors and a CEO now under increasing pressure.

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How News Corp print will become a fading giant

The market capitalisation of News Corporation leapt by $4 billion to $53 billion overnight as investors openly celebrated the coming demise of the world’s biggest print media business, write Glenn Dyer and Stephen Mayne.

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Leveson, challenge to power or enormous release valve?

The Prime Minister is being questioned under oath about his relationship to the largest media company in the land, about what was promised in the lead-up to the 2010 election, and no one gives a rat’s.

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Readers’ ed watch .. EPL’s £5b deal … ABC misunderstood …

In today’s Media Briefs: readers’ editor watch … The EPL’s £5 billion TV deal … Front Page of the Day … The Department of Corrections … ABC’s critics misunderstand the ABC says ABC boss and more …

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Thomson undefameable? … Reith to Go Back …

In today’s Media Briefs: is Craig Thomson now undefameable? … Front Page of the Day … The memo that ties Hunto To mUrdcoh’s BSkyB bid … Crikey publisher accepted into Press Council and more …

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Rupert hoses down talk of UK papers for sale … again

For a second time this year, Rupert Murdoch has been forced to kill off London reports that News Corp is looking at ways of separating its troublesome UK newspapers from the rest of the group.

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Rupert among the missing as News reports 47% net profit jump

It was a third no-show in a row from Rupert Murdoch at News Corp’s latest quarterly profit briefing, this time for the three months to March in which the company reported a 47% jump in net profit.

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Mayne: ASX missing in action on Packer’s pay-TV sale

For a media proprietor, James Packer is one of the least communicative public company leaders in Australia.

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BSkyB investigated … Rupert’s public service announcement … Shorten’s PM view …

In today’s Media Briefs: Are Rupert’s BSkyB ambitions up in the air? … How the media business really works … Shorten’s PM agenda … Front Page of the Day … The Department of Corrections … and more …

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Mayne on Leveson: how Robert Jay QC should line up for day 2

Rupert Murdoch repeatedly denied the undeniable when it came to his core business of using media power to impose his ideology on democracies while maximising his family’s wealth.

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How did James’ entree compare to Rupert’s sizzle?

Today is all about Rupert, but let’s not forget yesterday’s session at the Leveson Inquiry, in which the 81-year-old’s son and heir, James Murdoch, was slow-roasted for six hours in London’s High Court. So how did Sun King and son stack up against each other?

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Schooling Gerard … pressure on Murdochs … Age lifts Hun video

Retired right-wing cartoonist Larry Pickering has portrayed Julia Gillard as a dildo-wielding rapist in a cartoon on his website. Plus other media news of the day.

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Latest on the hacking scandal by guest correspondent Rupert

This just in, Rupert Murdoch’s twitter stream, as transcribed by Guy Rundle.

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James Murdoch walks the plank at BSkyB

Another day, another defeat for James Murdoch, who quit overnight as executive chairman of the family’s pay-TV business BSkyB after nine years in charge.

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The Fin steps up as Chenoweth detonates Murdoch bomb

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, is one day when The Australian Financial Review, the world’s most expensive financial daily, is certainly worth its $3 cover price.

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Latest revelations hit News Corp where it hurts

In the context of the phone hacking scandal in Britain, these revelations — essentially the Australian angle run in tandem with the BBC Panorama program that aired overnight — are explosive.

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BSkyB inquiry to sour Rupert’s birthday bash

As Rupert Murdoch celebrates his 81st birthday this weekend, there’s an unwelcome development in Britain that threatens not only son James, but News Corp itself.

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Murdoch’s Manhattan transfer was always going to happen

In all the speculation about what James Murdoch’s move back to New York and away from news International, several important points have been lost.

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BSkyB’s Murdoch revolt … media probe cost $1.4m … US govt v Facebook …

Don’t you love it when two big same-city tabloids have the same headline for the same story? That’s what happened in New York yesterday. Plus, the most shared Facebook stories of 2011 and other media news.

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Mayne: Austar intervention opens way to challenge Murdoch gerrymander

Another day, another blow to the world’s most powerful media empire.

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Cameron grilled as Gillard targets News Ltd

Crikey media wrap: UK PM David Cameron faced 139 minutes of questioning in parliament over his links with News International, while PM Julia Gillard said Australia’s News Ltd had to answer some “hard questions” because of its UK links, reports Amber Jamieson.

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