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Murdoch goes back to the future to distract from his declining legacy

Murdoch goes back to the future to distract from his declining legacy

Glenn Dyer December 15, 2017 3 Comments

Rupert Murdoch's spin is in overdrive as he tries to justify the Fox-Disney sale as anything but what it is: a necessary deal to save a falling company.

Vegemite is back in our happy little hands! Now what?

Vegemite is back in our happy little hands! Now what?

Jason Murphy December 14, 2017 13 Comments

Consumers are where nationalism is made, not in the ranks of enormous food brands.

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

Would you buy a used media policy from Mitchell Peter Fifield?

vening.jack@gmail.com December 14, 2017 5 Comments

Among the barrage of inquiries following media reforms passing this year, regulators will be looking at how the ABC can compete in the modern media jungle.

Will the Disney deal split the Murdoch men?

Will the Disney deal split the Murdoch men?

Glenn Dyer December 14, 2017

Ahead of a 21st Century Fox restructure and the monolithic Fox-Disney deal, questions are being raised about how Rupert's heirs fit in.

Ladbrokes looming regulation in UK a stark contrast to Australian Labor

Ladbrokes looming regulation in UK a stark contrast to Australian Labor

Stephen Mayne December 11, 2017 3 Comments

Ever heard of a takeover bid where the amount of cash paid to shareholders is contingent on an upcoming regulatory decision? That’s what British gambling giants GVC and Ladbrokes came up with last week as they attempt to create a $10 billion gambling behemoth amidst a regulatory crackdown in the UK. Ladbrokes, one of the […]

How Disney could become the world’s biggest streaming service

How Disney could become the world’s biggest streaming service

Glenn Dyer December 8, 2017 1 Comment

Disney could soon create massive streaming service across sport, branded entertainment plus its huge libraries of film and TV.

Company profits rocket skyward

Company profits rocket skyward

Alan Austin December 8, 2017 10 Comments

Yet, despite profits at all-time highs, corporate taxes collected by the Turnbull government are at historic lows.

The names so far unmentioned in the Don Burke fiasco

The names so far unmentioned in the Don Burke fiasco

Glenn Dyer December 1, 2017 4 Comments

Most of Don Burke’s time at Nine was when the Packers were owners or major shareholders, that's true. But he worked for many others, too.

Uber for the dole: questions over government’s gig economy plan

Uber for the dole: questions over government’s gig economy plan

vening.jack@gmail.com December 1, 2017 10 Comments

The government's latest welfare experiment looks to the gig economy for answers, but there are concerns that it will push jobseekers into dangerous, underpaid and exploitative work.

Banks put Turnbull out of his misery on inquiry

Banks put Turnbull out of his misery on inquiry

Bernard Keane November 30, 2017 24 Comments

The big banks have saved Malcolm Turnbull from a problematic final week in parliament by agreeing to a royal commission.