Sep 5, 2017

Mayne: CBS has Ten in the bag, now for some Lachlan Murdoch accountability?

Lachlan Murdoch is currently wearing far too many hats at Ten as a supplier, shareholder, financier, former chair, former CEO, board controller, advertising sales agent, competitor and bidder.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

It looks like game, set and match to CBS in the race to seize control of Ten Network Holdings on the cheap, despite the latest round of extraordinarily self-serving utterances in the Murdoch press.

Highly paid business commentator John Durie is not normally a Murdoch fanboy, but his attempt to paint CBS as conflicted in The Australian today was just embarrassing.

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5 thoughts on “Mayne: CBS has Ten in the bag, now for some Lachlan Murdoch accountability?

  1. Paul Guy

    Great article Stephen. I can see Rupert kicking the shit out of the pillow in the corner of the room. LOL

  2. zut alors

    In hindsight it would have served Lachlan Murdoch better to attend Harvard Business School rather than study philosophy at Princeton.

  3. graybul

    Stephen, Your like a fire ant inside your opponent’s underpants eyeing off an escape tunnel. Luv it!

  4. AR

    Mayne – you are an exemplar of what journalism should be.
    Sometimes I have no interest in a topic and you make it rivetting.
    Sometimes I don’t understand half of WTF is going on and you elucidate.
    Sometimes you just will not let go.
    Well Done, that man.

  5. Barbara Haan

    I would love to see the UK forcing the Murdorcs to sell out their share of Sky PLC. They most definitely are not “fit and proper to run a television business (or sell newspapers) in a democracy”.

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