tip off

Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of James Packer. Crikey’s James Packer coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.


Mayne: time to end the Murdoch-Packer Network Ten soap opera

Rupert Murdoch wants to bail his son Lachlan out of floundering Ten. But those pesky media ownership laws are making it tricky …

READ MORE

Mayne: Crown proposes to expand casino precinct with new skyscraper

James Packer hopes to build another skyscraper across the road from the existing Crown complex in Melbourne.

READ MORE

Business bites: eurozone hopes … housing price tropes … Melco on the ropes …

The eurozone economy could soon outperform Australia’s. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Business Bites: Melco profits smashed … iron ore crash … Fifty Shades of Cash …

James Packer’s Macau casino faces falling profits. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Business bites: Packer rolls the dice … break point for tennis streams … the Don takes care of business

The Don sends a message to departing Nufarm CEO Doug Rathbone. And other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Business minutes: Packer cashes in … RBA decision … bank ‘efficiencies’ …

Is James Packer a fan of Communist-style efficiency? Plus other business tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Mayne: Packer backed Andrews — now how about a new Crown hotel?

James Packer gave his support to Daniel Andrews during the election campaign, and now it seems it’s time to pay the piper.

READ MORE

Packer’s fortunes tumble as China doubles down on crooks and high-rollers

James Packer’s Macau casino and his future business prospects in the Asia Pacific have taken a hit, likely due to the Chinese government’s wide-reaching anti-corruption campaign. Whatever his next move, Packer will need to speak softly …

READ MORE

Mayne: how Crown prince Packer conquered Melbourne

The Packer family’s historical influence on Victorian politics helps us better understand the upcoming election.

READ MORE

Mayne: director protests overshadowing remuneration issues at AGMs

Protest votes are on the rise in AGM season. Is it a sign of a wider malaise?

READ MORE

Tips and rumours

Sensitive Packer’s feelings saved … onions at the ABC … Channel 7’s geeks not real? …

READ MORE

Mayne’s guide to media company AGMs this season

With Peter Costello, Gina Rinehart and Kerry Stokes all entering the fray, it’s shaping up to be an AGM season of big personalities and even bigger corporate adjustments.

READ MORE

What does James Packer really want with the Rabbitohs?

What does noted Roosters supporter James Packer want with South Sydney? And will the gambling mogul change the working-class, anti-pokies ethos at Souths?

READ MORE

NSW government refuses to release details of Packer’s Barangaroo casino

Although the upper house of the NSW legislature gave the government 14 days to disclose details of the agreement with James Packer for his high-rollers’ casino, it has refused to do so.

READ MORE

Mayne: as Crown heads to its AGM, plenty of questions to answer

There are many oddities buried in Crown’s annual report, such as John Alexander’s role on the board and why Andrew Demetriou is not up for election.

READ MORE

Media briefs: Nancy errs … Bolt Watch … takeover furphies …

Spoken word cartoons, and other media tidbits of the day.

READ MORE

Who’s who on the Rich List?

Fairfax’s annual Rich List came out last week, but who’s on it? Where did they make their money? And is there any threat to Gina’s crown? Infographic specialist Jake Stevens breaks it down.

READ MORE

Why cutting jobs won’t save Ten

Ten can’t keep going on like this - impairment tests and a big loan repayment due in a few years mean it needs a stunning turnaround to survive, writes Glenn Dyer.

READ MORE

Forget ITV, the real story is that Ten’s owners are looking to sell

There have been reports that UK commercial channel ITV is thinking about buying a stake in Channel Ten. This is rubbish.

READ MORE

iSentia index: gloves off for pollies and businessmen alike

There was plenty of biffo covered in the media this week, as the government gears up for its first budget.

READ MORE

Media briefs: Twitter calls it in … Nando’s stung … ABC cut fears …

Packer and Gyngell looked like they were going to get away with it, until Twitter called it in. And other media tidbits of the day…

READ MORE

A lot of moolah for a mogul melee … will it pay off for News Corp?

What you do when you don’t own the photos to the mogul punch-up of the decade. And what you do when you do. Will News Corp’s expensive scoop pay off?

READ MORE

Media briefs: Rand and Rupert … TV Upfronts … Netflix conquest …

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and media mogul Rupert Murdoch yuk it up at the Kentucky Derby. Plus other media tidbits of the day …

READ MORE

Tips and rumours

We critique James Packer’s fighting style … what’s Mirabella doing at Melbourne Uni? … Pyne’s HECS debt unpacked …

READ MORE

Tips and rumours

Who’ll win the pics of Packer v Gyngell fight? … Abbott’s Indon links … BCA goes secret …

READ MORE

Womens Agenda

loading...

Smart Company

loading...

StartupSmart

loading...

Property Observer

loading...