Eric BeecherJun 14, 201613 Comments
The demise of journalism as civic good is a defining story of this generation. Just don't expect to read about it.
Eric BeecherAug 27, 201513 Comments
Everyone agrees we need to reform Australia's institutions. But no one at yesterday's gabfest gave any specifics as to how to do it.
Eric BeecherMay 22, 20154 Comments
In the final installment of a five-part series, Private Media’s publisher looks at how media moguls wield power behind closed doors, and influence important societal outcomes.
Eric BeecherMay 21, 20154 Comments
In the fourth of a five-part series, Private Media's publisher answers the question, just how does Rupert Murdoch exercise such fearsome power over world leaders?
Eric BeecherMay 20, 201510 Comments
In the third part of a five-part series, Private Media's publisher says of course Rupert Murdoch does not sit there barking out orders to his editors about what he wants to see in the paper. He does not have to.
Eric BeecherMay 19, 20156 Comments
In part two of a five-part series on the power of media, Private Media's chairman examines how News Corp wields its considerable power.
Eric BeecherMay 18, 20157 Comments
In the first of a five-part series on the power of the media, Private Media's chairman reveals what happens when you cross Rupert Murdoch.
Eric BeecherFeb 27, 201515 Comments
The most powerful man in Australian politics is not an elected politician. It's Chris Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Australian.
Eric BeecherOct 20, 201436 Comments
Why does the ABC exist in 2014? Crikey's chairman says some tough questions have to be asked before we can debate funding cuts to the public broadcaster.
Eric BeecherAug 7, 20132 Comments
The family is getting out of newspapers in the United States, leaving rich philanthropists to redefine what big-city newspapers are. So what will the media charitable causes in Australia do?