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Australia's media is dying before our eyes

Australia's media is dying before our eyes

The virus crisis has dramatically accelerated the decline of Australia's major media companies, and the recurring problem of the industry — too much debt — is again threatening to destroy companies, this time for good.

Farewell Jack Welch, a CEO superstar (at making himself rich)

Farewell Jack Welch, a CEO superstar (at making himself rich)

Jack Welch's true legacy, some trouble in the tech bubble, and a celebrity CEO doesn't live up to his own hype. Catch up on the latest business news.

In Stan they trust: a year on,  the new Nine loses its lustre

In Stan they trust: a year on, the new Nine loses its lustre

A year on from its takeover with Fairfax, low profit figures raise the question: is Nine successful anywhere other than with Stan?

Built for addiction: Australian gamblers lose $7b a year on Aristocrat's pokies

Built for addiction: Australian gamblers lose $7b a year on Aristocrat's pokies

And yet somehow Chairman Neil Chatfield flatly denies that Aristocrat’s products are built for addiction.

Have you seen that post-election investment boost that business promised? We looked for it

Have you seen that post-election investment boost that business promised? We looked for it

After Scott Morrison won the election, we were told a gleeful business community would be lifting investment. In fact, investment has slumped.

Aristocrat, a heads up: here are my tough AGM questions

Aristocrat, a heads up: here are my tough AGM questions

What's the bet Aristocrat Leisure's board will avoid answering any of these questions?

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

'Racist', 'pathetic', 'not worth it', 'a joke': when reviewers don't hold back

The 'anonymity' of the internet means some reviews really don't hold back.

The car industry is the latest casualty of Australia's new era of protectionism

The car industry is the latest casualty of Australia's new era of protectionism

Since Joe Hockey dared General Motors to leave in 2013, a fundamental political change has seen Australia re-embrace protectionism, at a far higher cost than the car industry.

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Net zero emissions — a target big enough to cover a host of sins

Beware the "net zero by 2050" target — it's vague enough that fossil fuel interests see it as an opportunity to expand.

Little Kerry is facing some big trouble at Seven

Little Kerry is facing some big trouble at Seven

Seven West Media is about to report its interim results for the 2019-20 financial year. It's going to be ugly.