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Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of Fairfax Media. Crikey’s Fairfax Media coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


Media briefs: Fairfax suitors pt 2 … iHype … Expoosive …

Apple release day means every tech company worth its salt is taking out the laundry. And other media tidbits of the day.

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Media briefs: Fairfax mergers… Murdochrisy … Shine deal? …

If Fairfax is about to merge, why isn’t the sharemarket more excited? And other media tidbits of the day.

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Tips and rumours

Fairfax’s new app … the Markson and Williams video that wasn’t … Joe Hockey’s staffing rumours …

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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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Fairfax execs score a cool $2.4 million pay hike — but no money for journos

Times are tough in media, right? Well, not if you’re at the top of Fairfax …

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When serving your country means abandoning your family

Crikey readers discuss politics, atheism and other issues of the day.

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Saville’s Shout: BuzzFeed in Oz … liminal art … Fairfax innovates …

Everyone’s favourite purveyor of listicles, BuzzFeed, has launched an Australian site. But with competitors nipping at its heels, can BuzzFeed’s model survive? Plus other tidbits.

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Tips and rumours

Facebook post goes wrong at MMM … Alcohol convenience for Age staff … Music to their ears at Tele

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From fact to fiction: Williams leaves the AFR to write novels

The Fairfax newsroom is in shock over the departure of one of the company’s most experienced journalists, Pamela Williams.

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Media briefs: Fairfax gets work … TV to watch … Boss on Christie …

Fairfax back in the jobs game … Video of the day … Front page of the day …

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A response to charges of climate denialism

Crikey readers talk privatisation and cats, and John McLean responds to Elaine McKewon

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The Big Oil-backed climate denier who hoodwinked Fairfax

Expert reviewer” John McLean wrote a climate denialist opinion piece in the Fairfax media — despite its papers vowing not to. Researcher Elaine McKewon asks: just who is John McLean, anyway?

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Media briefs: Media Watch EP … Cory v tyranny … vale Sharon …

The ABC’s Media Watch has a new executive producer. That and other media tidbits.

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Financial Review chiefs hit back at Manning’s claims

Editors at The Australian Financial Review have hit back at claims there is creeping advertorial in the business paper, after dismissing journalist Paddy Manning for public criticism.

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Fairfax is a basketcase … and an old media success

Compared to News Limited and APN, Fairfax is starting to resemble an oasis of strength. Costs and debt are under control and there’s cash in the bank, unlike other newspaper businesses.

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Hywood goads Guardian as Fairfax results show revenues down

Fairfax’s financial results released today paint a mixed picture for the troubled company, with profits up but revenue down.

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‘How big are your balls?!’: Fairfax v News in Geelong ad war

Antony Catalano’s Melbourne publishing empire has taken a real estate agent to court over deals with the News Limited-owned Geelong Advertiser. It’s an old-fashioned newspaper war in Victoria.

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The walking unread: newspaper circulation continues long decline

The latest circulation figures — complicated by digital subscriptions — contain more bad news for newspapers, particularly in the Fairfax stable. But which paper bucked the trend?

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Brave News World: media is dead — long live media

Once-great institutions are under threat; what might supplant them is unclear; reputations afford no protection. So what will media look like in 20 years? Gideon Haigh presents the first in a multi-part Crikey investigation.

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Mark Baker stands down to be The Age‘s ‘editor-at-large’

Fairfax national editor Mark Baker has stood aside from his position to take on a new “editor-at-large” role at The Age.

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Science reporting banished to the ‘fast-food news ghetto’

Media redundancies have banished important reporters in science, health and environment. It’s bad news for understanding important issues, says the Australian Science Media Centre’s Lyndal Byford.

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Fairfax day of the white envelope: who’s gone

It was, as one departing journalist put it, probably the biggest clear out of talent in the history of Australian journalism. Crikey details the purge at Fairfax papers and talks to shocked staff.

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Sacked for high ratings? Why Fairfax needed Hinch

Why sack Derryn Hinch, Melbourne’s king of drive-time? It can’t be because of the ratings, which continue to prop up the ailing Fairfax empire.

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The free-fall of Fairfax: only our news appetite will save it

What are the possible futures for Fairfax Media, following the latest lurch in what the company points out is the biggest restructure in its history?

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Experienced hacks head for the door at Canberra Times

There are significant shifts at the national capital’s daily newspaper as it announces who’s doing what in the new regime.

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