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The AFR's neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

The AFR's neoliberal remake of The Usual Suspects

Once again, a tiny pack of interest-rate hawks at the Australian Financial Review are demanding the economy be crunched in the name of neoliberal orthodoxy.

Massive investment cut shows Disney expects no happy ending from Vice Media

Massive investment cut shows Disney expects no happy ending from Vice Media

The major cuts to Disney's US$400 million investment in Vice Media shows that Vice, like its legacy media counterparts, is struggling in the digital age.

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

Fairfax-Nine deal waved through in a bad decision reflecting bad law

The ACCC's decision to approve Nine's takeover of Fairfax illustrates both a flawed assessment by the competition regulator and the flawed legislation it implements.

Long summer ahead for News Corp as Foxtel numbers fall

Long summer ahead for News Corp as Foxtel numbers fall

News Corp's September quarter results show that Foxtel will either need a boost in subscriber numbers or in average revenue if it wants the summer to be a profitable one.

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

Why Trump is to blame for our emotional rollercoaster at the petrol pump

High petrol prices are the last thing Australia needs from an economic perspective. Unfortunately we're suffering huge swings due to international meddling.

Is Dan Andrews' Labor too friendly with Beijing?

Is Dan Andrews' Labor too friendly with Beijing?

Victorian Labor has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations from Chinese interests. Now it refuses to make public its secret deal with Beijing. It's not a good look.

Foxtel is not the growth asset News Corp needs

Foxtel is not the growth asset News Corp needs

With News Corp's first quarter results on the way, we're sure to hear about the amazing performance of its latest addition. Proceed with caution.

In an alternative universe, Turnbull could be poised for victory

In an alternative universe, Turnbull could be poised for victory

With continuing jobs growth and a commodity price boom, a Turnbull government would have been well-placed to go to the polls and win an unlikely victory.

Nine-Fairfax deal struggles with value loss as shareholders flee

Nine-Fairfax deal struggles with value loss as shareholders flee

Shares for both Nine and Fairfax have continued to drop following July's merger announcement. Will the union collapse before it even begins?

Pleas grow for Malaysia to probe Aussie-linked billionaire politician

Pleas grow for Malaysia to probe Aussie-linked billionaire politician

Taib Mahmud, one of Malaysia’s wealthiest individuals, has been accused of kleptocracy and money-laundering for three decades. Critics can’t help but wonder, why have investigations halted?