Many predict that the Nine-Fairfax deal would see the end of Fairfax's ownership of regional papers. But would that necessarily be a bad thing?
New profit reports from News Corp and Telstra indicate that Foxtel's subscriber base is still fraught, and things will probably get worse before they get better.
News Corp's newly released circulation numbers reveal that digital subscriptions are working hard to prop up print sales.
Wage stagnation for Australian workers continued in the June quarter, with private sector employees falling behind inflation. It's become a hallmark of this Coalition government.
Fairfax's full-year results show that metro papers aren't faring terribly, but it will take more than that to convince Nine to keep them.
In taking a purely economic approach to banking competition, the Productivity Commission failed to recognise the politics of big companies.