Jul 26, 2017

News Corp chair’s (unintentionally) hilarious speech to the Melbourne Press Club

This is nothing but corporate greed.

Glenn Dyer — <em>Crikey</em> business and media commentator

Glenn Dyer

Crikey business and media commentator

Why can't we be friends? News Corp executive chairman Michael Miller (right), with Foxtel CEO Peter Tonagh, Seven West Media CEO Tim Worner and Nine Entertainment CEO Hugh Marks.

Please excuse us, we're falling about laughing.

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8 thoughts on “News Corp chair’s (unintentionally) hilarious speech to the Melbourne Press Club

  1. leon knight

    Hilarious perhaps – but far from giving News Corp more power, the next Labor government should be looking hard at how take power from them, and ways to punish them for fake news.
    And of course, how to grab a stack of tax from them.

  2. Itsarort

    Have Community and Suburban newspapers owned by News been included in this “70%” statistic?

  3. MJM

    “… publish less negative articles about rival newsrooms…”

    10/10 for hypocrisy, 2/10 for grammar. Articles is a countable noun and should be qualified by fewer; less is used for uncountable nouns such as water.

    1. Charlie Chaplin

      Unless he meant the same number of negative articles, but a little less negative in tone?

      1. AR

        That was wildly generous of you. I suggest he wouldn’t understand the distinction.

  4. klewso

    Shouldn’t be too hard? All the rest of our media has to do is capitulate and behave like Ruper’s Muppet Show – take in PR/laundry work for their Limited News Party – parts of it are doing that anyway – even at the ABC.
    ….. Does anyone at Limited News own a mirror … or it that old “vampires in a mirror” thing?

  5. klewso

    News Corpse just wants the preshhhhus…..

  6. AR

    The incoming Labor government should immediately cease all advertising, especially for employment, in mudorc rags.
    That’ll learn ’em, hit where it hurts.
    Why would they want to employ anyone who reads the Oz?

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