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Rupert Murdoch on his family, his divorce and the future of newspapers

Rupert Murdoch has offered a rare insight into the future of News Corporation and his family during a lengthy Q&A with Fortune. Crikey tells you what you need to know.

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Media briefs: News on News … offers they couldn’t refuse …

The Australian is outraged today that its rival, Fairfax, did not give Lachlan Murdoch’s ascension the coverage it deserved. And News Corp is very against Godfather metaphors… or is it?

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Tips and rumours

All the gossip from ye olde Crikey court … jobs going at Downer Rail … Bolt blog vetoes The Australian? …

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Murdoch moves: Lachlan lured back, but which office does he get?

Lachlan Murdoch could be back stalking the halls of Holt Street within days. Rupert Murdoch’s succession planning throws a spanner into the presumed media merger plays in Australia.

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Political robocalls and scammers … Drink to the arts — and the ALP … A piece of pie for Rupert’s 83rd … Greens supporting our wildlife …

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Media briefs: Merc apologyQ&A women … Fox in cosmos …

The Mercury, led by a misleading police report, makes a heartbreaking error. Plus other media tidbits of the day.

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Building Authority exec shake-out? … Troy Buswell has drinks, crashes car, takes leave … Security isn’t tight at KL airport … Seven’s data strike …

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Lunch with the boss at Telstra … Qantas rushes ‘strategy’ last week? … goss from launch of Saturday Papaer

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We read the Oz so you don’t have to

Crikey readers talk subsidies for mining companies and News Corp, who’s telling porkies about the carbon tax, and the rubbish that’s in the Oz.

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Media briefs: Mitchell v Stutch… Bolt’s back … Thomson mugshot …

There seems to be a bit of bad blood between The Australian editor-in-chief Chris Mitchell and his former protege Michael Stutchbury. Plus other media snippets of the day.

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Half-time show: the prosecution’s case on phone hacking

The prosecution has outlined its case against former News of the World executives, and the defence will start next week. Journalist Rodney Tiffen reports from London for Inside Story.

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Abbott’s Closing the Gap speech might be the high point of the year

Tony Abbott’s Closing the Gap speech was one of the best of recent times, but he will have nowhere to hide if results do not improve.

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Aunty’s hired a heavy hitter … PM&C ignites the culture wars … Rupert Murdoch is, in fact, Rupert Murdoch

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Rex donations going awry … Sydney arts coverage under threat? … Gillard is back and blogging …

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The price we pay for free-to-air TV

Crikey readers talk commercial TV, the Prime Minister as a cat and leaving Rupert alone.

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Media briefs: Rupert’s Tumblr … Foxtel profits … Lee Lin …

Murdoch’s social media reform … Aussie dollar slide hurts Foxtel … Video of the day: starring Lee Lin Chin …

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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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Murdoch family civil war, but don’t write off Rupert yet

The relationship revelations from within the Murdoch family have been particularly juicy over the summer, but those writing off Rupert are doing so prematurely.

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‘A political organisation that employs journos’: how Fox sets the agenda

A new book sheds light on how Roger Ailes and Fox News have created a culture of intense fear — and then capitalised on it. So what do we learn about News Corporation and Rupert Murdoch?

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Is fear of Murdoch scaring off our satirists?

Crikey readers talk world hunger, the genius or Anchorman marketing and who’s afraid of Rupert Murdoch.

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Tips and rumours

Rupert not happy with his Jesus gift … enforced Xmas party attendance in Qld … NSW minister losing her staff? …

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The ABC v the Murdochs: your guide to the battlefields

The ABC and the Murdoch family are competing in a number of media, and the ABC keeps winning. That’s why News Corp is attacking the ABC, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

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The unfriendly skies

Crikey readers talk what’s in store for the ABC, the problem with Qantas and the barriers for older workers.

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Tips and rumours

Aviation agency in crash landing? … the officer flouting the law … Rupert swimming with the fishers …

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Rupert v Aunty: the real News Corp agenda

News Corp columnists are at it again, calling for an inquiry into the ABC. But veteran journalist and former ABC Media Watch EP David Salter says the attack on the ABC is not about ideology — it’s business.

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